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Numbers for October this year still short of totals in the same month 2015.
01.12.16 | Interesting article at Ahram Online

The number of tourists visiting Egypt increased by 7 percent in October 2016 compared to September 2016, the state's official statistics body CAPMAS announced on Wednesday
In an email press statement, CAPMAS highlighted that Western Europe sent the highest number of visitors to Egypt at 36 percent of all visitors to the country in October. Germany contributed 38.8 percent of all western European tourists to Egypt in that month.

Middle Eastern countries came in second in sending visitors to Egypt, with 35.1 percent of total vistors.

Eastern Europe ranked third at 18.9 percent.

The number of tourists who visited the country in October registered 506,200 compared to 473,000 in September 2016.

Tourism in Egypt has been struggling since Russia, along with a number of countries including the UK, suspended in late 2015 passenger flights to the popular Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh in South Sinai due to security concerns following the deadly crash of a Russian jet over the peninsula on 31 October of that year.