Egypt unveils renovated Tutankhamun gallery

BBC - Four renovated halls in the Tutankhamun gallery in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo have been unveiled. The renovation is part of a seven-year project to refurbish the entire Egyptian Museum. The halls, opened by...

Tomb of Pharaonic queen found in Egypt

AFP - The tomb of a queen from ancient Egypt’s Ramesside Period has been discovered in Luxor by a joint team of Egyptian and French archaeologists, the antiquities ministry announced Thursday. “Research is continuing to determine...

SCTA works for UNESCO recognition of Hofuf

ARAB NEWS - Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), said that the tourism authority has begun work for registering the "Middle Historical Hofuf" in UNESCO’s World Heritage...

Coming soon: Singapore’s Jewel Changi, the world’s most awesome airport?

CNN - Airport and paradise are two words destined never to sit next to each other in the same sentence, but looking at the plans for Singapore's new airport that could soon change. Images showing...

Agreement signed to develop tourist sites

ARAB NEWS - The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently signed an agreement with Saudi Credit and Saving Bank (SCSB) to finance tourism and heritage sites across the Kingdom and contribute to the...

Saudi tourists to Egypt skyrocket 98% in 10 months

Saudi Gazette - In light of the stability witnessed by Egypt’s most popular tourist destinations, and the strategy adopted by both the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and the Egyptian Tourism Authority in their “Wahashtouna” campaign, the...

Will travel for culture? Here’s where you should go

ARAB NEWS - Where in the world is the best holiday destination for culture lovers? The Taj Mahal in India? The monuments of Rome? The Great Pyramid in Cairo? Or perhaps the vibrant city of...

Colors of Saudi Arabia 2014 contest starts its work in Riyadh

On Tuesday, 21st October, the jury of the "Colors of Saudi Arabia in 2014 contest", which is organized by SCTA annually, began its work in Riyadh. The jury on photography and films has undertaken evaluation...

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