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Luxor’s hotel occupancy rate skyrockets to 90% this winter

The current winter tourist season is one of the best that Luxor has seen since 2011, where Luxor`s hotel occupancy rate reached between 80% to 90%, Mohamed Osman, chairperson of the committee for marketing cultural tourism in Upper Egypt, told Daily News Egypt. Egypt`s tourism industry is poised for success after a decade of fluctuations, in which it suffered drastically since the …

Nihal Samir

Tahya Misr’s hepatitis C convoy examines 1,500 people in Luxor

A hepatitis C virus detection medical convoy organised by the Tahya Misr Fund went to Qurna village in Luxor, accompanied by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb. The medical survey was part of Tahya Misr dedicating a week in the governorate of Luxor to follow up on the programme of reconstruction of underprivileged villages …

Daily News Egypt

27 statues of goddess Sekhmet discovered in Luxor 

The Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering 27 statues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Sekhmet on Saturday in King Amenhotep III Temple on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor. According to the Ministry of Antiquities’ official Facebook page, the discovery saw the light on the hands of an Egyptian-European archaeological mission, as a part …

Daily News Egypt

Coptic tombstone dates to Coptic era discovered in Luxor

The Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering a Coptic tombstone on Sunday at the eastern side of the Avenue of Sphinxes beneath Al-Mathan bridge in Luxor. The discovery saw the light through an excavation work on the hands of an Egyptian archaeological mission. The announcement was declared by Dr. Mostafa Waziri, the Secretary-General of the Supreme …

Daily News Egypt

First Arab caricature summit kicks off in Luxor 

For years, caricature has been a significant method to document people’s hidden thoughts and unrevealed emotions. The simplicity of a sketch drawn by only using basic colours is as critical as war weapons: both target society’s troubles. To combine the work of caricaturists across the Middle East and create a common platform to display and …

Daily News Egypt

GAFI approves establishing 4 investment zones in Suez, Luxor

The board of General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), headed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr, approved establishing four investment zones in governorates of Suez and Luxor. Nasr affirmed the importance of working quickly on the development of investment zones and improve all facilities in, to be suitable to attract …

Shaimaa Al-Aees