Middle East

Egypt sees increase in number of foreign tourists

Sat, 2022-10-08 23:53

CAIRO: Tourists from Spain and France are leading an increase in visitors to Egypt from a number of European countries.

The US is also contributing to the growing demand as Luxor benefits from a tourist boom.

Mohamed Othman, head of the Cultural Tourism Marketing Committee at the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, told Arab News: “There has been an increase in the tourist traffic coming from a number of European countries, especially Spain and France. Spanish tourism companies are currently doing around 48 trips per month to Luxor.

Tourists know Egypt’s holiday seasons so that leads to an increase in visitors from abroad during October. (Reuters/File Photo)
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