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Egypt had 5,00,000 tourists in January-March 2021, earned over USD 600 million

Egypt has seen an increase in tourism. In the first three months of 2021, Egypt has already welcomed 5,00,000 tourists and earned tourism revenue somewhere between USD 600 million to USD 800 million.
Egypt received 500,000 tourists in January-March 2021(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 02, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Reuters | , Cairo

Egypt received 5,00,000 tourists in the first three months of 2021 and earned tourism revenues of between $600 million and $800 million, deputy tourism minister Ghada Shalabi told Sky News Arabia on Thursday.

Tourism revenues plunged 70% in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, with numbers of visitors sinking to 3.5 million from 13.1 million in 2019.

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