Saturday, September 6, 2014

News: QTA-Conference & Celebrating Nefertari's tomb discovery to take place in Luxor

According to the QTA, the conference takes place from October 16 to 19 in the historic sites of Luxor

After the cancellation of the meeting in Israel the travel agency alliance QTA has now found a replacement program off the ground. The conference takes place from October 16 to 19 in Luxor instead. Became possible is the short-term rescheduling by a common organizational effort of the host country Egypt, all the partner companies involved and the organization team of the QTA, according to an announcement letter

Meanwhile according to Al Masry Al Youm, The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of the discovery of Nefertari's tomb in Luxor 110 years ago. The celebration will take place between 15-25 October in the Valley of Queens, Luxor.

Several Italian archaeologists, trip organizers, media professionals representing Egypt and Italy will attend. Two photo exhibitions will be held at the  Luxor Exhibition and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou said these events have an important impact on promoting cultural tourism in order to assure stability and security were restored in Egypt. Nefertari's tomb is one of the most important discoveries in the Valley of the Queens. It was discovered in 1904.

Visitors were allowed access after some damages due to precipitation of salts at the hole leading to the tomb were fixed. Nefertari is one of the most famous Egyptian queens.
More about the city of Luxor CLICK HERE

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