Egypt tourism boosted by 33% rise in German visitors
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Egypt tourism boosted by 33% rise in German visitors

Egypt tourism boosted by 33% rise in German visitors

Hisham Zazou, Egyptian minister of tourism has said German tourists travelling to Egypt have reached 500,000 this year, rising 33.6% during the first half of 2012, compared with the same period last year, Ahram has reported. Zazou also said the first six months of 2012 saw 6.7 million overnight hotel stays, a rise of 40% over the first half of 2011. According to official figures released in August, the number of tourists visiting Egypt in the first half of 2012 grew by 23% to 5.08 million.

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