19 Oct 2016
Frequent fliers know that in the competitive world of modern airlines, it takes a skilled player to spot the good deals among the gimmicks.
In this month's episode of Business Traveller, we meet with bloggers and aviation...
17 Oct 2016
Residents of Siwa Oasis started their traditional Siyahet festival on Sunday, gathering at the foot of Mount Dakrur for communal meals and prayer sessions.
The three-day event coincides with the date harvest each year and is normally held...
14 Oct 2016
Egypt ranks sixth from bottom on a list of 141 countries in terms of travel safety and security, according a new report published by the World Economic Forum.
The Global Travel and Tourism Report 2015 assesses nations on their suitability...
09 Oct 2016
THE number crunchers at TripAdvisor have done the math and come up with a few guidelines on the best time to book hotels for the winter holidays.
For hotel stays in the US, for example, it's best to hold off and book in November,...
07 Oct 2016
When Ines Chou was planning her "Golden Week" holiday, it was Britain's history and heritage rather than its high street shops that lured her to the country.
Chou was among a record six million Chinese expected to have...
07 Oct 2016
Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has concluded its initial case to request the registration of Pharaoh's Island, in Taba, South Sinai, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Yasmin al-Shazli, head of the international organizations...
05 Oct 2016
San Francisco's Embarcadero Historic District, Tucson's Sunshine Mile commercial corridor and El Paso's historic barrios have all been named "endangered" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
05 Oct 2016
Their combined ages are just 45. But that didn't stop 26-year-old captain Kate McWilliams and her 19-year-old co-pilot Luke Elsworth from flying hundreds of passengers to their destinations this week.
The young pilots manned a flight...
04 Oct 2016
That plane you're sitting on isn't an anonymous hunk of metal. It has a name, thank you very much.
It's named after a saint, or a star, or perhaps its city of birth. It might be named after a hashtag or a funny pun.
30 Sep 2016
If there's one thing we don't envy Nik Loukas -- who has circled the world 17 times, flown 428,000 miles and visited 44 countries since he started tracking his flights in 2012 -- it's the amount of in-flight meals he has to...