Salma Hayek to Visit Egypt as Part of an Initiative to Promote Tourism

Salma Hayek to Visit Egypt as Part of an Initiative to Promote Tourism

Walid Batooty, the Advisor of the Minister of Tourism, just announced that Salma Hayek will be visiting Egypt in an initiative to promote tourism — according to Youm7. The initiative will focus on inviting some of the most popular figures and international stars — the Mexican-American star being one of them — to visit the […]

One of the World’s Biggest Travel Bloggers Reveals Saddening Truths About Her Trip to Egypt

One of the World’s Biggest Travel Bloggers Reveals Saddening Truths About Her Trip to Egypt

by Nadine Arab

“The real story behind every perfect photo, isn’t always a perfect place,” Lauren Bullen said on one of her blog posts that featured a cinematic photo of herself posing in front of the Sphinx, and the Great Pyramid of Giza. The infuriating comment left us with no choice but to swipe upwards.   A post […]

Things That’ll Totally Convince Your Khawaga Friend to Visit Egypt

Things That’ll Totally Convince Your Khawaga Friend to Visit Egypt

 We can complain about our living situation in Egypt as much as we want, but at the end of the day, we will always have a soft spot for our country even if we choose to live elsewhere. It has an edge, this energy that just makes you feel home. Do your friends have Egypt […]

VIDEO: This Egyptian Man Can Speak at Least 7 Languages, and You Can Barely Speak 1

VIDEO: This Egyptian Man Can Speak at Least 7 Languages, and You Can Barely Speak 1

  With over one and a half million views, a video of an Egyptian man talking by the pyramids is going viral. The video shows a guy selling necklaces for tourists, and in that process, learned many different languages.     In the video, the man demonstrates his ability to master at least seven languages, […]

Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

Alexandria’s Cleopatra-Themed Festival Faces Backlash on Social Media

  In an attempt boost Egypt’s tourism, the governorate of Alexandria organized a mini Cleopatra-themed festival. People dressed up as Pharaohs and roamed the streets of Alexandria.     The celebrations started from Qaytbay Citadel and went all the way to Alexandra Dive. Queen Cleopatra went on a boat trip, afterwards, to hand over the key […]

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

According to a recent survey by KPMG, more than half of UAE’s CEOs are planning to increase their staff in the next three years. It was reported that around 56% of the CEOs announced that they’ll expand the number of employees by 5%. The remaining CEOs, however, said that they would only recruit between 6%-10% […]

Mykonos Beach Bar Nammos Loses Its License

Mykonos Beach Bar Nammos Loses Its License

Greece — Mykonos, to be specific — has always been the Middle East’s favorite beach destination, mainly because of how close it is to the Arab World.     For all the Arab wanderers who love to have some fun in the sun in Mamma Mia land, we have some bad news for you: Nammos, […]

Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

Catherine Exists: The Initiative That Is Empowering Bedouins in Saint Catherine

by Nadine Arab

Under the golden sun of South Sinai, an initiative was created in 2009 to support a great cause. Catherine Exists, a community development initiative that first started off as a social art project, tries to raise awareness of the isolated mountainous Saint Catherine protectorate. The initiative also aims to empower the Bedouins of the Jabaleya […]

This Is the First Airline in the Middle East to Introduce Installment Payment Plans

This Is the First Airline in the Middle East to Introduce Installment Payment Plans

Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based airline, has become the first in the region to introduce installment payment plans, according to Popsugar. So, basically, customers can pay for their flights over the course of three to 60 months.   Whether you’re a young aspiring traveler, or have a huge family and cannot afford the bulk paid […]

Is Egypt’s Tourism Finally Getting Back on Track?

Is Egypt’s Tourism Finally Getting Back on Track?

  From Egyptians making it big in the Super Bowl of bodybuilding world to others basically beating world-renowned football players and more, we seem to be doing quite well recently — we totally did not just jinx this.   Well, believe it or not, more actual good news have just made its way into our […]

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