The number of foreign visitors to Egypt in the first quarter of 2016 was 1.1 million. Visitors from the Arab countries were 387,000, up 3% from last year.
Arab countries to Egypt in 2015 the number of visitors to Egypt is 1.7 million, the Ministry of Tourism is expected in 2016 to attract 2.5 million Arab countries tourists to Egypt tourism. According to statistics, the Arabian tourists in Egypt consumption level (average consumption of 110-120 US dollars per night) is higher than the consumption level of tourists in other countries.
The industry is expected, if the Russian and British routes can not be restarted, 2016 Egypt's tourism revenue will drop to 3.5 billion US dollars, far below the 2015 level (6.1 billion US dollars). Italian citizens of Regeni killed by the incident, the number of tourists from Italy to Egypt has declined.
Source: Ministry of Commerce Type: Reprinted