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Indonesia intends to attract tourists from the Middle East

The Indonesian tourism authority of Yogyakarta, affiliated to the Indonesian ministry of tourism, is intending to promote tourism to the city in the Middle East, especially Egypt, at the beginning of 2017. To achieve this plan, the authority is waiting for the approval of the city’s governor. The plan includes visiting Middle Eastern countries and showcasing …

Maydaa El-Nadar

Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou  hoped that more tourists will be visiting Upper Egypt, especially the ancient destinations of Luxor and Aswan.
(AFP Photo / Khaled Desouki)

506,200 tourists visited Egypt in October: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 506,200 in October, compared to 909,400 tourists during the same month in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that most tourists came from Western Europe in October, comprising 36% of tourists from …

Hossam Mounir

Tourist occupancies in Sharm El-Sheikh stable this week.
(AFP Photo)

Only 503,000 tourists visited Egypt in August 2016: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 503,000 during August 2016 compared to 915,200 tourists during August 2015, a decrease of 45%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin, issued this week, that the most important countries that influenced the rate of the …

Hossam Mounir

Tourism activity has suffered from losses that neared $10bn over the past four years, with 2010 being the standard to measure the tourism income in Egypt.
(AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI)

51% decline in number of inbound tourists to Egypt in H1 2016: CAPMAS

The number of inbound tourists to Egypt during the first half (H1) of 2016 has declined by 51.2% year-over-year, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In a report issued on Monday, the agency said that 2.3 million inbound tourists were recorded during the first six months of 2016, compared to …

Daily News Egypt

Tour operators offer help to Nice tourists

Tour operators offer help to Nice tourists

In the wake of Thursday’s terrorist attack in Nice, France, German tour operators have offered no-fee cancellations to clients who booked holidays in the town. They’re also offering help to clients already there.

Deutsche Welle