Egypt Received 1.4 Million Tourists in Second Half of 2020

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  • Egypt welcomed at least 1.4 million tourists as of December 2020 since tourism activities resumed in the country in July
  • This brings the total number of tourists who visited the country in 2020 to 3.7 million
  • Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani made this known during a meeting with the country's Prime Minsiter, Mostafa Madbouly, to review the country's strategy against the coronavirus pandemic
  • He added that 756 hotels and 1,029 tourist restaurants have received health and safety certificates since the start of the pandemic
  • The country has boosted tourism by offering discounted prices to tourists and cutting the price of fuel for the aviation industry
  • Tourism revenues in Egypt have fallen by nearly 70 percent since the pandemic began, from $13.03 billion in 2019 to $4 billion in 2020