Number of tourists visiting Egypt increases by 12 per cent

April 19, 2013 1:41 pm

Go Investment 1366391281shinx Number of tourists visiting Egypt increases by 12 per cent Egypt News

The number of tourists visiting Egypt in February 2013 grew 12% compared to the same month last year, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported on Monday.

The states official statistical agency showed that a total of 845,000 tourists visited Egypt in February 2013, slightly higher than the 753,000 who visited Egypt the year before.

The report said that the Tourism Ministry has unofficially stated an increase in the number of tourists by 22% as of March 2013.

This puts average growth of tourist numbers in the first quarter of 2013 at around 15%.

The average length of tourist stays, however, rose to 14.8 nights in February 2013 compared to 8.3 nights in the same period last year and 9.7 nights in February 2010.

In 2012, Egypt witnessed a 17% increase in tourist numbers and a 13% rise in tourism revenues.


Egypt Developments

Imperial Resort Hurghada

exclusive new launch

Go Investment Imperial-Resort-Hurghada-3-3-700x473 Imperial Resort Hurghada
From £17,900

Imperial Resort Hurghada pool view apartments from only £17,900

5% deposit & Deposit Discount Scheme available

Exclusive boutique Bali Themed Resort

Infinity Roof top pool & heated pool for Winter months

Latest completed development

2 & 3 bedrooms available

Go Investment Aqua-Tropical-Resot-2-1-700x466 Latest completed development
From £44,032

Only 30% deposit required

Monthly payments & Interest Free over 36 months

Apartments and resort complete

Limited apartments available