10 December 2012

Egypt: CAPMA - Tourists to Country Increase By 8 Per Cent in October

The number of tourists visiting Egypt increased by 8 per cent in October 2012 to 1, 2 mn against 1.1 mn in the same period 2011, said central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) chairman Abu Bakr al-Gendi.

Al-Gendi pointed out that most tourists come from Eastern Europe then Western Europe and Middle East countries, adding the number of Arab countries tourists increased by 40, 5 per cent to reach 221,000 tourists against 157,000 in October 2011.

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