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Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 1

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 1 In the first of a two part series of Hidden Gems of Egypt, Peter shows you how to do Cairo off the brochure, the back roads into the bazaar and a different way to see the Pyramids. The post Hidden Gems of Egypt: Part 1 appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, Peter, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Hidden Gems


MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks lead Egypt, #Saudi stocks higher | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks lead Egypt, Saudi stocks higher | Reuters:Saudi Arabia's stock market rose on Tuesday as major banks rose on recovering oil prices, while Egypt's blue-chip index hit a five-month high, helped by its top lender Commercial International Bank.Saudi Arabia's index was up 0.7 percent, with Al Rajhi Bank rising 1.8 percent and Banque Saudi Fransi gaining 2.9 percent.The Saudi index has got off to a strong start this year, taking many by surprise, SICO Research said in a note, with...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Banque Saudi Fransi, Al Rajhi Bank, SICO Research, Commercial International Bank Saudi Arabia


#Egypt Dangles Incentives to Attract More Oil and Gas Investors - Bloomberg

Egypt Dangles Incentives to Attract More Oil and Gas Investors - Bloomberg:Egypt is finalizing details of a new type of oil and gas contract to attract even more foreign investment than the $10 billion already coming into its energy industry this year.The contract will provide investors with incentives to explore for fossil fuels in undeveloped areas, Egypt’s oil minister Tarek El-Molla said in an interview. He didn’t provide details of the changes to the contract. “We’re improving the cost-reco...
Tags: Travel, Bloomberg, Egypt, Red Sea, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Tarek El Molla, El Molla


Welcome to Egypt

We finally arrived After a long flight Renata and I finally reached Cairo. At the airport we were greeted by a representative for Travel Talk Tours who kindly helped us with obtaining our Visa and Luggage which took forever. We were then on our way to
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Welcome to Egypt

We finally arrived After a long flight Renata and I finally reached Cairo. At the airport we were greeted by a representative for Travel Talk Tours who kindly helped us with obtaining our Visa and Luggage which took forever. We were then on our way to
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, Renata


Radisson to open six hotels in Egypt

Deal shows confidence in the destination
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Radisson Hotel Group Signs Portfolio Deal For Six Hotels In Egypt

Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the signing of six new hotels in Egypt as part of a portfolio deal across a number of its brands. The agreement was signed with existing business partner Zaghloul Holdings, a Cairo-based business conglomerate operating in real estate, contracting, tourism, commercial retail, entertainment and sports investment industries. The six hotels: Radisson Collection Hotel Cairo Heliopolis, Radisson Blu Serviced Apartments Cairo Heliopolis, Radisson Blu Hot...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, Radisson Blu, Radisson Hotel Group, Zaghloul Holdings, Radisson Blu Hotel Resort Makadi Bay Hurghada


Mideast Stocks: Egypt continues winning streak, banks boost #Saudi | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Mideast Stocks: Egypt continues winning streak, banks boost Saudi | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Egypt's blue-chip share index rose sharply on Tuesday boosted by major lender Commercial International Bank after its strong fourth-quarter earnings, while banks also lifted Saudi Arabia's stock market.Egypt's blue-chip index gained for a ninth straight session, climbing 2.6 percent with 27 of its 30 stocks rising. The country's biggest lender Commercial International Bank jumped 3.9 percent after it reported ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Commercial International Bank, VEON Ltd, Global Telecom Holding


Monthly markets review: Region's stock markets make strong start to 2019, Saudi outperforms in January | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Monthly markets review: Region's stock markets make strong start to 2019, Saudi outperforms in January | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Stock markets in the Middle East mostly made strong gains in January, tracking a rise in global markets and oil prices during the month. In most cases, markets were also buoyed by fourth quarter earnings results. Saudi Arabia and Egypt’s indices outperformed the region, while Oman’s index was the sole loser among its peers in the Gulf.MSCI’s World Index, a major global stoc...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, United States, Egypt, Middle East, Oman, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Eikon


Four Seasons Hotel Cairo At The First Residence Is Egypt's First Hotel To Install Electric Car-charging Station

With the new year in full swing, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence announces that it is the first Hotel in Egypt to install an electric car charging station, which is now fully-operational.
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Cairo, First Residence


More than 40 mummies discovered

Egyptian archaeologists have made quite a find, stumbling upon a burial site containing more than 40 mummies around the town of Minya, 150 miles south of Cairo in Egypt. Believed to date back to the Ptolemaic era (305-30 BC), the mummies were discovered 30 feet deep in the Tunah Al-Gabal archaeological site. #Mummies #menia #Discovery #Egypt #today #news pic.twitter.com/QlufhQl2Ag — Ministry of Antiquities-Arab Republic of Egypt (@AntiquitiesOf) February 2, 2019 The mummies, considere...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Mummies, Cairo, All, Afp, Minya, Ministry of Antiquities, Burial Sites, BBC News More, Antiquities Arab Republic of Egypt, Tunah Al Gabal, Rami Rasmi, Facebook Pottery, Egypt Egyptology


MIDEAST STOCKS-FAB elevates #AbuDhabi, COMI lifts Egypt | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-FAB elevates Abu Dhabi, COMI lifts Egypt | Reuters:Abu Dhabi stock market rose sharply on Monday, buoyed by First Abu Dhabi Bank after it proposed an increase in the foreign ownership limit, while Egypt's blue-chip index was lifted by its top lender Commercial International Bank.The Abu Dhabi index gained for a third straight day, rising 1 percent to close at its highest sice Oct. 2014.The United Arab Emirates' largest lender First Abu Dhabi Bank jumped 2.3 percent to 15.34 dirham...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, First Abu Dhabi Bank, AbuDhabi COMI, Abu Dhabi COMI, Commercial International Bank The Abu Dhabi


London: 7 tips for surviving the British Museum

The British Museum is probably one of the sights you shouldn’t miss when you’re in London. There’s a reason why it’s the most visited tourist attraction in the UK: it has an amazing collection of artifacts, dating back thousands of years and drawn from all over the world. Plus, it probably doesn’t hurt that the price is right (always free admission). Related: 20 Free museums in London that we love But with nearly 7 million visitors attending the museum each year, it can get a bit hectic in there...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Greece, Rome, Britain, Egypt, Portland, Athens, Parthenon, British Museum, Dailycheapo, Easter Island, Rosetta Stone, Bloomsbury, Spiros


China calls for harmony as it welcomes #Qatar emir amid Gulf dispute | Reuters

China calls for harmony as it welcomes Qatar emir amid Gulf dispute | Reuters:Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a return to “unity and harmony” on Thursday as he welcomed gas-rich Qatar’s emir to Beijing, amid a festering dispute that has seen some Arab states lead by Saudi Arabia severing relations with Doha. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic, trade and transport ties with Qatar in June 2017. They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and cultivating ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, Qatar, Iran, Beijing, United States, Xi Jinping, Egypt, Kuwait, Gulf, Reuters, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Iran Qatar, Doha Saudi Arabia


5 Practical Tips for Travelers To Egypt

It’s been a difficult few years for Egypt. A period of civil unrest in both the country and the wider region, coupled with the threat of terrorism, has seen tourist flights to the country suspended for extended periods, with a devastating impact on the Egyptian economy. Happily, there have been recent signs of improvement, with tourist routes opened up once more, and travel warnings removed in most places. With Egypt officially open for business to tourists once more, it’s the ideal time to pla...
Tags: Travel, UK, America, Egypt, Middle East, Nile, Cleopatra, Destinations, Tutankhamun, Giza, Antony, Valley, US Dollars


5 Practical Travel Tips for Those Looking to Visit Egypt

It’s been a difficult few years for Egypt. A period of civil unrest in both the country and the wider region, coupled with the threat of terrorism, has seen tourist flights to the country suspended for extended periods, with a devastating impact on the Egyptian economy. Happily, there have been recent signs of improvement, with tourist routes opened up once more, and travel warnings removed in most places. With Egypt officially open for business to tourists once more, it’s the ideal time to pla...
Tags: Travel, UK, America, Egypt, Middle East, Nile, Cleopatra, Destinations, Tutankhamun, Giza, Antony, Valley, US Dollars


MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai Islamic drags #Dubai, Global Telecom lifts Egypt | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai Islamic drags Dubai, Global Telecom lifts Egypt | Reuters:Dubai's stock market fell sharply on Wednesday, hurt by a fall in Dubai Islamic Bank, while Egypt rose, partly lifted by Global Telecom Holding rising on the prospect of going private.The Dubai index dropped 1.1 percent, with Dubai Islamic Bank, the largest Islamic lender in the United Arab Emirates, sliding 4.4 percent in heavy trade, its biggest intra-day loss in nine months.The bank reported a 15 percent rise in fo...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Dubai Islamic Bank, Marwan Shurrab, Global Telecom Holding, Dubai Global Telecom, AlRamz Capital


MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks pressure #Saudi, Global Telecom leads Egypt gains | Reuters

:Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday as most of its bank shares dropped while Egypt's blue-chip index gained, partly helped by Global Telecom on the prospect of it going private.Market sentiment was also hurt by weak global markets, as prospects for a long-awaited Sino-U.S. trade deal were dealt another blow after the United States levelled sweeping criminal charges against China's telecom giant Huawei.Saudi Arabia's index lost 0.5 percent with Al Rajhi Bank dropping 0.8 percent and Samb...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, China, United States, Egypt, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Global Telecom, Global Telecom, Samba Financial Group, Al Rajhi Bank, Huawei Saudi Arabia


#UAE accuses #Qatar of banning its products, files WTO complaint | Reuters

UAE accuses Qatar of banning its products, files WTO complaint | Reuters:The United Arab Emirates has filed a complaint against Qatar at the World Trade Organization saying Doha has imposed a ban on Emirati products, UAE state news agency WAM said on Tuesday.The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt have imposed a diplomatic, trade and transport boycott of Qatar since June 2017 over allegations Doha supports terrorism, a charge Qatar denies.Qatar filed in July 2017 a wide-ranging legal complaint...
Tags: Travel, Wam, Qatar, Egypt, World Trade Organization, United Arab Emirates, WTO, Bahrain, Doha, Uae, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, UAE Saudi Arabia, UAE Saudi Arabia Bahrain


Egypt frees British holidaymaker jailed for carrying 300 banned painkillers

Laura Plummer vows to 'never step foot in an airport again'
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The best budget hotels in Paris for 2019

It can be tough when you’re planning your trip to France and hunting around for accommodation that won’t break the bank. But we’re here to help, especially when you’re looking for great budget hotels in Paris! We’ve carefully combed through our top listings from our guide to the best cheap hotels in Paris, looking for the 15 small and charming places that represent the absolute best budget hotels in Paris. This is determined by examining several criteria, including: • Location: Would most travel...
Tags: Travel, France, Hotels, Accommodation, Egypt, Paris, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Seine, Dailycheapo, Roland, Marais, Ac, Paris France, PAUL, Pierre


MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's EGX30 index rises, most Gulf markets firm | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt's EGX30 index rises, most Gulf markets firm | Reuters:Gulf markets closed mainly higher on Sunday thanks to strong financials, while Egypt's blue-chip index rose sharply, helping it catch up with gains in other emerging markets."Egypt is finally catching up with the risk-off trade emerging markets are witnessing," said Mohammed al-Hajj, senior macro strategy analyst at EFG Hermes, noting that the index was up around 6 percent year-to-date compared with around 7 percent for o...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Gulf, Reuters, EFG Hermes, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mohammed al Hajj


Weekly Roundup, Friday 25 January 2019

The 500 year old Chenonceau Castle in the Loire Valley – we visit it on our tour this September (see below). Good morning I hope you had a nice long weekend. I spent much of mine listening to music – through a new pair of Bluetooth equipped noise cancelling headphones.  Although I love technology and gadgets, and definitely love noise cancelling headphones, I’ve not been able to convince myself that adding Bluetooth to a regular pair of headphones is a good idea, either from a convenience or a ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, London, Obama, France, Germany, Israel, US, Newsletter, Atlanta, Eu, Chicago, David


Newcomers pile into race for #Qatar LNG | Reuters

Newcomers pile into race for Qatar LNG | Reuters:Qatar is preparing to issue a tender for energy firms seeking a stake in its gas expansion project, drawing interest from long-standing partners as well as newcomers Chevron, Norway’s Equinor and Italy’s Eni, industry sources said.Plans to expand Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, already the world’s largest, by more than a third in the next five years are considered one of the most lucrative investments in the rapidly growing global ...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Italy, Doha, Gulf, Reuters, Eni, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Iran Qatar, Chevron Norway


MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil hurts most of Gulf, blue-chips push down Egypt | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil hurts most of Gulf, blue-chips push down Egypt | Reuters:Saudi Arabia's stock market traded flat on Tuesday after a sharp fall in oil prices, while Egypt's index was pulled down by its blue-chip shares, mirroring a wider decline in emerging markets.Saudi's main index was unchanged after inching up earlier in the session, with petrochemical investor Alujain jumping its 10 percent limit to enjoy its best one-day gain in two years.The firm provided an update on the fire at its af...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Gulf, Reuters, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Alujain, NATPET


#UAE open to co-hosting World Cup if #Qatar rift resolved: sports chief | Reuters

UAE open to co-hosting World Cup if Qatar rift resolved: sports chief | Reuters:United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome an approach to co-host the 2022 World Cup if its deep political rift with Qatar is resolved.FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed a proposal to expand the next World Cup from 32 to 48 teams and has suggested that neighboring countries could host matches.Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, however, launched...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Fifa, United Arab Emirates, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Gianni Infantino, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, UAE Bahrain, Mohammed Khalfan al Romaithi


Arab States Should Beware of Indices Bearing Easy Money - Bloomberg

Arab States Should Beware of Indices Bearing Easy Money - Bloomberg:The taps of foreign capital are about to open on some states in the Middle East, thanks to their inclusion in key emerging-market indexes. Over the next year, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait are expected to join Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar in the MSCI EM index. At the same time, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait are expected to join Oman in the J.P. Morgan Emerging Market government bond index. Kuwait was cl...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bloomberg, Egypt, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Ftse, Kuwait, MSCI, Russell, Saudi Arabia Qatar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, UAE Bahrain


MIDEAST STOCKS-Financials buoy Egypt, #Saudi inches up on banks | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Financials buoy Egypt, Saudi inches up on banks | Reuters:Egypt's blue-chip shares rose on Monday, bolstered by financial stocks, while Saudi Arabia reversed early losses as most of its banks gained.Egypt's blue-chip index rose 0.9 percent with its largest bank, Commercial International Bank, gaining 2.2 percent. The bank has gained in the last few sessions after its board decided to increase its authorised capital to 50 billion Egyptian pounds ($2.79 billion) from 20 billion poun...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Reuters, State, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Commercial International Bank, Abu Qir Fertilizers


5 Places You Must Visit If You Ever Go To United Kingdom

If you are visiting the United Kingdom for the first time in your life, and you don’t know what to do. Don’t worry; you have come to the right place. Following we are going to mention a few awe-inspiring places you better visit if you ever set foot on English Soil. These are literally the best tourist attractions in the UK. The Stonehenge It is 10 miles North of Salisbury on the Salisbury Plan. This is perhaps Europe’s most treasured prehistoric monument. There are around 250 objects that sho...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, England, London, Egypt, United Kingdom, Athens, Yorkshire, Parthenon, William, Elgin Marbles, Adventure Travel, Durham, National Railway Museum, Cairo


MIDEAST STOCKS-Corporate earnings boost most Gulf markets; Egypt edges lower | Reuters

MIDEAST STOCKS-Corporate earnings boost most Gulf markets; Egypt edges lower | Reuters:Dubai's stock market rose on Thursday, buoyed by heavyweight constituents, with most Gulf markets lifted by corporate earnings announcements.The Dubai index added 0.6 percent as lender Emirates NBD rose by 1.1 percent and developer Emaar Properties advanced by 1.3 percent.Emirates NBD, Dubai's largest bank, reported a 10 percent gain in fourth-quarter net profit after loan growth and improved margins offset hi...
Tags: Travel, Egypt, Dubai, Gulf, Reuters, Emirates NBD, Emaar Properties, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Emirates NBD Dubai



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