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Tuesday, 3 November 2020

380k tourists visit Egypt since July

Some 380k tourists have visited Egypt since commercial flights resumed in July, with Ukranian tourists making up the bulk of Egypt’s visitors, Tourism Minister Khaled El Enany said during a meeting of the coronavirus crisis management committee. The minister had said in mid-September that 250k tourists had visited Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada since flight restrictions were lifted. Tourism numbers hit a record high of 13 mn last year, but steeply declined in 2020 due to the pandemic.

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