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 […]

6 Reasons Why This Rideable Carry-On Won’t Sell Well in the Arab World

6 Reasons Why This Rideable Carry-On Won’t Sell Well in the Arab World

  Arabs are known for two very important traits, their obsession with luxurious things and always being late to their appointments — I would know, I’m an Arab.     That is why this rideable suitcase seems to be every Arab’s dream carry-on at first glance. It looks cool AF, it’s hassle-free, and it will […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: This Woman Left Sweden to Live in Dahab Instead

VIDEO: This Woman Left Sweden to Live in Dahab Instead

  Masrawy posted a video of a Swedish lady called Luta, where she explains how and why she decided to leave her life in Sweden behind, to live in Dahab instead.     Luta visited the small town on the southeast coast of the Sinai Peninsula for the first time in 1999, and hasn’t left […]

Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Moscow suspended flights to and from Egypt after an Airbus A321 plane en route from Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed on the Sinai Peninsula as a result of an explosion on board on October 31, 2015.   The incident was subsequently qualified by Russia as a terrorist act, killed all 224 people aboard and Daesh claimed the responsibility for the attack.     Russia suggested a joint […]

Flyadeal: Everything You Need to Know About Saudi Arabia’s New Budget Carrier

Flyadeal: Everything You Need to Know About Saudi Arabia’s New Budget Carrier

Last Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s new budget carrier Flyadeal said in a statement that it will start flying next month!   Flyadeal is a subsidiary of the state-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines corporation.     As the kingdom seeks to expand air services to boost tourism in a radical overhaul of its oil-dependent economy; Flyadeal will operate a fleet of […]

This Visual Artist Will Make You Abandon Everything in Your Life and Travel to Turkey

This Visual Artist Will Make You Abandon Everything in Your Life and Travel to Turkey

Watchtower of Turkey from Leonardo Dalessandri on Vimeo.   While skimming through different timelines on the same apps I usually use — Facebook, Instagram and Twitter obvi, I found one of the most beautiful videos there is. It instantly made me want to drop everything and travel to Turkey, like, right now. The video is […]

Your Kids Can Fly Free with This Dubai Airline

Your Kids Can Fly Free with This Dubai Airline

Whether you love spending time with kids, or you just absolutely despise them; one thing is certain, they’re not the best traveling buddies. Which is where flydubai comes in.     The Dubai-based-budget carrier has decided to make traveling with kids a little more bearable by allowing them to fly for free. Yup, you read […]

Why You May be Spending Your Upcoming Summers in Saudi Arabia

Why You May be Spending Your Upcoming Summers in Saudi Arabia

People travel to Saudi Arabia, mainly for purposes pertaining to religious tourism an/or for purposes pertaining to work and business. All this, however, may be changing very soon.     Sources have confirmed that Saudi Arabia is developing a huge tourism project, along its Red Sea coastline. The project is expected to attract travelers from […]