AITO: The Association of Independent Tour Operators

Discover Egypt new products 2018/2019

13 Oct 2018 - Discover Egypt (, a market leader in the field of specialist Nile cruises and holidays to Egypt have several new products and highlights for 2018/2019.

New M/S Tulip
This month, Discover Egypt introduced a new Nile cruiser on their popular classic 7-nights weekly cruises, the M/S Tulip. Totally refurbished, the contemporary themed cabins have a panoramic window and balcony rail offering fantastic views. There are 40 standard cabins, plus eight upper deck junior suites that also offer an outside terrace and two single cabins that have No single supplement. This luxury ship also features a large sun deck, swimming pool, sauna and small fitness suite, along with a Deck bar, lounge bar and main restaurant. Prices start from £997 per person for 03 and 10 December 2018 to include direct flights from Heathrow to Luxor, full board accommodation and 10 guided excursions.

New Long-Nile cruise Cairo to Aswan - 2019
An exclusive programme featuring long Nile cruises that cover 600 miles through Lower, Middle and Upper Egypt on the 5* Jaz Royale, start on 21st February 2019. Discover the best of Egypt's classical and ancient sights along the Nile, from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan, visiting Minya, Tel Amarna, Beni Hassan, as well as the Pyramids, Cairo Museum and the magnificent treasures and exciting atmosphere of Egypt's capital city. There are four cruise itineraries to choose from – an 11-night cruise from £1,799 per person, a 12-night cruise from £1,899 per person and two 14-night cruise options from £2,099. The Jaz Royale is a deluxe boat with 48 cabins all of which are air-conditioned, with the main deck and upper deck cabins having large panoramic windows. Two lower deck cabins are available with no single supplement – a significant saving for solo travelers.

New to Discover Egypt - the stylish dahabiya, Sonesta Amirat
With its 5 cabins and 2 suites, the Sonesta Amirat is an ideal dahabiya for those wanting to experience an Egypt that has long been removed from the tourist radar: visiting small islands, local villages, and Pharaonic sites that are often missed by the larger Nile cruises. On board facilities include an open air oriental-style Jacuzzi, spacious sundeck and stylish common lounge.

Additional Discover Egypt, Jordan & Israel highlights for 2018/19 include:
• Scheduled flights daily from Heathrow on Egypt Air and weekly direct to Luxor. All flights can be combined with regional links
• Wide variety of twin and multi-centre itineraries including Nile cruising with Luxor/Cairo/Red Sea beach resorts
• Boutique city breaks in Cairo and Alexandria
• Great choice of hotels to suit all budgets in cities & Red Sea resorts
• Flexible multi country holidays to combine Egypt with Jordan and Israel. Plus guides for small groups and bespoke itineraries.

For reservations call Discover Egypt on 020 7407 2111 or visit the web site

Ends: issued by Marlen Taffarello, for further information about the new Discover Egypt 2018/2019 programme please contact
Philip Breckner on 0207 407 2111 or Marlen Taffarello on 01780 460145 and 07789533791 or email