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Egypt Update

Posted by: johnmcc

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We went to the annual World Travel Market (WTM) this week and attended the press conference given by Egypt's Minister of Tourism, Mr. Hisham Zaazou who gave an update on the current situation in Egypt and the tourist authority's plans for 2014.
Mr. Zaazou stated, "More than 18 countries have lifted the travel advisory on Luxor and Aswan."
"Egypt ranks amongst the top destinations in the area; over a third of UK visitors have been to the country three times or more. Currently we are ranked as the top tourist destination across the Middle East and North Africa, accounting for up to 21.5% and 37.6% of tourism respectively. As soon as the FCO revises its travel advice for the UK, we will work tirelessly with our valued media, travel agent and tour operator partners to communicate that the whole of Egypt is open," he continued.

For more info click here . We're hoping the FCO travel ban to Luxor will be lifted very soon.....

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