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7.5m tourists visited Egypt in 2017

The number of tourists that visited Egypt from the start of 2017 until November registered 7.5 million, marking a 54.7% increase compared to the same period in 2016, according to data released by the Egyptian government. Tourist arrivals are on an increasing trend, yet the number is still well below the peak of 14.5 million …

Mohamed Samir

732,700 tourists visited Egypt in September

The number of tourists who visited Egypt reached 732,700 in September, compared to 819,600 who came in August, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS noted that the number of tourists who visited Egypt during the period from September 2016 until the same month of 2017 revealed an increase in …

Daily News Egypt

Average expenditure of tourists increased by 7.5% to $88.20

The average expenditure of tourists coming to Egyptian destinations increased to reach $88.20 during the first half of this year. The sub-accounts unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism said that the average expenditure increased by 7.5% ($6.2) this year from $82 in the same half last year. Sources told Daily News Egypt that the …

Ahmed Saad

Germany confirms killing of two nationals in Hurghada stabbing

Two female German tourists were killed in an attack on a beach resort Friday in Hurghada. The German embassy in Cairo has quoted its foreign ministry in a statement on Saturday morning confirming that the two victims were German nationals. The embassy further stated that its representatives were present at the crime scene. A man …

Amira El-Fekki

Egypt needs huge investments and 10 million tourists

During my participation in the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, I have seen and heard many things that I have heard before, but the vital question here is: how could we activate the strategic relationship between Egypt and China? I think the relations of the two countries are weird. A senior Egyptian official …

Mohamed Sabrin

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 …

Maya Nawar

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

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