25 janvier 1999

A year after the Luxor attack: what is the situation of the tourism sector?

In 1996 and 1997, the number of tourists in Egypt ranged between 3 and 3,5 million per year. A figure that does not satisfy the Ministry of Tourism and workers in this sector, who had a hope that this number reaches the 5 million tourists in 1998.However, the terrorist attack which took place in Tahrir Square In Cairo, the one happened in Luxor, took away all hope and sharply hit the tourism industry: The occupancy rate of hotel rooms has dropped to 0%. This resulted in the closure of many tourist enterprises for periods ranging... [Lire la suite]
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