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Egypt tourist numbers drop by 28%

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

According to the statistics released by Egypt's Ahram newspaper, there has been a 24 per cent drop in European tourists visiting the country in January and February this year, when compared to last year.

According to the report, Egypt has seen a 28 per cent drop in tourists so far this year.

One of the biggest losses was from the Asia and Pacific markets, with 42 per cent less visitors traveled to the country. n 2010, Egypt received 14.7million visitors, which was a record high, but numbers dipped to just 10million in 2011 before climbing again to 11.5million in 2012.

The latest statistics for 2013 are still not available.
Source: Daily Mail

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