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Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani

Egypt’s tourism revenues decline to $4bn in 2020 from $13.03bn in 2019

Egypt’s tourism revenues in 2020 slumped 70% year-on-year (y-o-y) to record $4bn due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, down from $13.03bn in 2019, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani. Reuters quoted Al-Anani as saying that a total of 3.5 million tourists visited Egypt in 2020, compared to 13.1 million in 2019. …

Nihal Samir

Opinion| What German tourists love about Egypt?

The reasons for this popularity are obvious: Egypt is a varied country, offering everything from unique cultural heritage sites, to vibrant cities, diverse landscapes, and beaches – and not to forget, of course, the cordiality and hospitality of its people.

Dr. Cyrill Jean Nunn

Amsterdam cracks down on tourist excesses

Amsterdam is taking emergency measures to handle the strains of mass tourism. These measures will allow authorities to go after even minor infractions and collect fines immediately.Amsterdam is taking new measures to ease tourist pressure on its popular red-light district including compulsory clean-up breaks in streets and monitoring of crowds, the council said Tuesday. The …

Deutsche Welle

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