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Egypt tourist numbers rise 79.5 per cent, Classic Holidays responds

Tourists are starting to return to Egypt, with figures showing a sharp increase in the amount of people visiting the country in October 2014 compared to the same period in 2013. Classic Holidays responds to the findings.

The number of tourists visiting Egypt saw a sharp increase recently, as nearly a million foreigners entered the country last October compared to the same period in 2013. Statistics agency CAPMAS reported the figures, which show that Egypt is becoming a very popular destination for holidaymakers once again.

The number of nights that tourists spent in Egypt during the month of October increased by a massive 151 per cent, amounting to 9.8million compared to 3.9million back in 2013. These are the best tourism figures for the country in four years, with the recovery being attributed to a growing economy.

The most popular attractions for travellers include the warm weather, a laid back culture and the great history that can be explored across the different locations. Classic Holidays, a leading provider of package holidays to Egypt, took a keen interest in the story. A spokesperson was on hand to provide these commented: “These latest figures indicate that people really are starting to view Egypt as a top holiday destination again. And so they should, with a range of fantastic locations within Egypt that make for perfect travel opportunities. From the River Nile to the Pyramids there’s plenty to do for all the family. If you’re interested in a fantastic holiday to Egypt then you should be booking it with a company that offers great deals and advice. Classic Holidays prides itself on providing superb holidays to Egypt that will give you memories to last a lifetime. Get in touch with a member of our team today to find out more.”

Classic Holidays is part of The Co-operative Travel Group, providing fantastic holidays to Egypt at great prices. Their award-winning service comes with a 100 per cent financial guarantee, while a dedicated team of staff is always on hand to offer a more personalised experience. Classic Holidays has a dedication to respectability, openness and honesty, making them a great choice for booking your Egyptian adventure.