Sunday, June 17, 2007

One million tourists visited Egypt last April

Egyptian State Information Service

Close to 1.31 million tourists from all over the world visited Egypt last April, up by 12% compared to the same month a year earlier," said chairman of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics Abu-Bakr al-Gindi. European tourists to Egypt during last April hit 75.6% of total number of tourists followed by Middle Eastern tourists 12% and African tourist 3.6%. Some 149,000 Arab tourists visited Egypt during last April, with 15.6% increase versus April of 2006, al-Gindi noted. Tourist nights spent by Arab tourists accounted for 1.7 million nights, up by 35.5% against April 2006.

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