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Can Tutankhamun tempt tourists to Egypt?

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Can Tutankhamun tempt tourists to Egypt?


VIPs, including the US and Kuwaiti ambassadors, attended the reopening of Tutankhamun’s tomb in Luxor, as Egypt tries to reinvigorate its tourist industry to the levels experienced before the overthrow of former President Hosni Mubarak.

The event was also a celebration the tomb’s discovery 90 years ago.

Closed for the past six years for restorations, authorities hope the tomb will be an attraction for holidaymakers whose numbers are down more than 40 percent.

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