Friday, April 25, 2008

Tourism: Chinese tourism market is promising

Egypt State Information Service

Minister of Tourism Zoheir Garana met on Wednesday 23/4/2008 with visiting director of the China National Tourism Administration Shao Qiwei.

The meeting took up means to promote cooperation in the field of tourism and to increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting Egypt.

In statements following the meeting, Garana said the Chinese tourism market is promising, adding that the number of Chinese tourists increased remarkably in 2007.

The Chinese official, for his part, hailed as distinguished Egyptian tourist destinations.

Tourism in Egypt has become multifaceted including new kinds such as therapeutic, safari, conference, diving and golf tourism, Shao said.

The Egyptian Tourism Ministry seeks to attract more Chinese tourists, Shao added.

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