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Cairo attraction update

Innovative Travel’s Cairo director, Elhamy ElZayat MNZM, is touring New Zealand in September to present a special update on the new Grand Egyptian Museum, due to open in Cairo in 2020.


Innovative Travel MD, Robyn Galloway, says when opened, the new museum dedicated to the boy king Tutankhamun, will be the largest entity dedicated to one deity in the world. ElZayat, who is a former chair for the Egyptian Tourism Federation, is internationally acclaimed as a spokesperson for Egyptian Tourism. Galloway says the NZ touring programme includes Auckland on Wednesday 4 September (agent evening event). The other event dates open to the travel industry and consumers are: Friday 6 September, lunch at the Parnell Trust, Auckland; Thursday 5 September, lunch at the Hamilton Gardens; Tuesday 10 September evening at the Hilton, Queenstown, Wednesday 11 September, evening event at Otago Museum, which is combined with a more in-depth presentation on Pharaonic Egypt; and Monday 16 September, evening at Innovative Travel in Christchurch. innovativetravel.co.nz/pages/events