Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Tourism in Egypt 2006

"The Chairman of the Egyptian Tourism Authority, Ahmed El Khadem, and the Tourism Advisor for Egypt in Spain, Magued Abousedera, presented the tourism results that the country achieved during the year 2006 at FITUR. In short, the country witnessed a record number of 9 million foreign tourist arrivals, a 5.5% increase compared to the year 2005.
The largest numbers of tourists who traveled to Egypt came from Europe and the Middle East. In this respect, the most important tourist-producing markets included the United Kingdom, which sent more than 1 million tourists, and Russia and Germany, countries that also sent around one million tourists each.
The number of Spaniards who visited Egypt also increased, especially over the last few months of last year."
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