“Egypt has become the most important tourist destination for the Czech Republic, after Croatia and Greece, especially in the beach tourism,” said the Czech’s Minister for Regional Development, Klára Dostálová.
She explained that there is a great increase in the Czech tourism movement to Egypt.
Her remarks came during the opening of the Egyptian pavilion at the Holiday World 2019, which is Prague’s international exhibition for tourism.
“The Prague international exhibition is one of the biggest professional and public exhibitions in the Czech Republic, as well as in Central and Eastern Europe. It is held annually on an area of 18,800 sqm and is attended by about 634 exhibitors from more than 45 countries in the world,” according to the State Information Service.
On the side-lines of the exhibition, Mohamed Hendam, Egypt’s ambassador to the Czech Republic, held an extensive meeting with representatives of tour operators from Egyptian companies to review the developments of Egyptian tourism and their proposals on increasing the number of Czech tourists to Egypt, as the international tourism fair this year witnessed a diversity in the Egyptian tourist product offered.
“Concerning the number of Czech tourists to Egypt, the number of tourists has risen to 203,000 tourists in 2017, up from 90,000 tourists in 2016, an increase of 125%,” according to the State Information Service.