Published on : Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Chairman of the Authority Ahmed Youssef said that the authority also seeks to broadly promote Egypt’s tourism by launching a campaign in European countries, one of the largest markets worldwide.
He went on saying that the plan is focused on the rich diversity of tourist sites in Egypt along with the engaging activities.
A promotional campaign will be launched by the authority in the Gulf Corporation Countries in May during the Arab Tourism Market in United Arab Emirates.
The Arab youth in the Gulf Market will be largely targeted by the campaign.
Minister of Tourism Rania al-Mashaat said that in 2018 the Egypt’s tourism grew by 16 percent and the global growth average achieved just 3.9 percent according to the World Travel and Tourism Council’s research.
The Arab tourist visiting Egypt in 2018 accounted for 30 percent and the number of Arab tourists reached 3,038,389.