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Egypt Egypt

Egypt’s Inbound Tourism Soared 51 Percent

Egypt has been named as the second fastest growing tourism destination this year, having welcomed 5.26 million visitors to date, a 51 percent jump year-on-year.

Echoing the efforts of governmental, security, travel and hospitality stakeholders in reclaiming the country’s status as one of the world’s top holiday destinations, the positive figures complement World Tourism Organization’s reports on the overall rise in global travel this year.

Meanwhile, according to World Travel & Tourism Council’s study Travel & Tourism Economic Impact 2017 Egypt, the country is expected to attract 5.45 million international arrivals this year and reach an estimated figure of 12.49 million visitors by 2027.