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Monday, 22 March 2021

Welcome in Egypt

Some 2 mn tourists have visited Egypt since commercial flights resumed last July, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El Anany told reporters, according to Sada El Balad. El Anany said last month that Egypt has been seeing between 270k and 290k tourist arrivals per month between December 2020 and February 2021, a significant increase from 90k when the government eased first covid-19 restrictions last summer and allowed charter flights to land in Red Sea tourist destinations. This suggests a quicker than average potential turnaround for the industry, which was battered in 2020 due to the pandemic.

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