Egyptian Tourism Ministry seeks to launch new private equity fund to overhaul sector

November 12, 2018 5:32 am1 comment
Egyptian Tourism Ministry seeks to launch new private equity fund to overhaul sector

Minister of Tourism, Rania Al- Mashat, announced that the national government plans to determine a fresh private equity fund to upgrade Egypt’s hotels along with provide new investment opportunities in the sector. To read more, click here. 

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Workshop to market tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held in Islamabad

November 4, 2018 5:50 am2 comments
Workshop to market tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa held in Islamabad

A workshop on was  held in Islamabad to market tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.  Mohammad Atif Khan, Provincial Minister of KP in charge of Tourism, Sports, Archeology, Youth and culture Affairs, was invited as Chief Guest in the case. The news was shared through PTI’s official twitter handle stating, “Workshop […]

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Emirates launches on-demand taxi app

October 31, 2018 5:09 am1 comment
Emirates launches on-demand taxi app

Emirates Skywards has launched an on-demand ground transportation booking app called Emirates Skywards Cabforce in partnership with CarTrawler — the first of its kind in the world, according to a press release on Tuesday. To read more, click here. 

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Louvre Abu Dhabi voted one of the ‘seven urban wonders of the world’

October 14, 2018 6:38 am2 comments
Louvre Abu Dhabi voted one of the ‘seven urban wonders of the world’

Among the list of the seven urban wonders of the world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has won a spot. The leading art gallery of the UAE’s capital was selected because of housing notable and extraordinary installations. In order to conduct the study, crowdsourcing technology from the travelers were taken. The […]

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This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

October 8, 2018 12:14 pm2 comments
This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

At the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Moumena Saradar directs a group of visitors to a glass case containing an enormous gold headdress and beaded shirt — the burial garments of Queen Puabi, who died around 2550 BCE. They’re a highlight of the museum’s Middle East gallery, reopened in […]

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Saudi Arabia plans to build ‘Riviera of the Middle East’

October 2, 2018 2:31 pm4 comments
Saudi Arabia plans to build ‘Riviera of the Middle East’

Saudi Arabia will turn its northwestern Red Sea coast into a luxury tourism resort to rival the French Riviera, its Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Wednesday. The Amaala development would be ‘a natural extension of the Mediterranean Sea, and dubbed the Riviera of the Middle East’, according to the country’s […]

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