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Egypt partakes in FESPO in Zurich

Saturday، 27 January 2018 - 11:30 AM

Egypt has participated in the international fair FESPO 2018 in Zurich, with hundreds of exhibitors partaking.

Cairo is represented in the fair, on January 25-28, by the tourism office in Berlin in coordination with the Egyptian embassy in Switzerland.

On Friday 26/01/2018, Egypt's ambassador in Bern Hisham Seif El Din, who attended the fair, said the expo brought together more than 600 exhibitors from 60 countries. He noted that major Swiss travel agencies are also attending the fair, which he termed as a real opportunity to promote the tourism to Egypt.

The number of Swiss tourists visiting Egypt has risen from 46,000 in 2016 to over 75,000 in 2017, the ambassador said, citing tourism experts and Swiss tour operators who expected that the figure to increase to more than 120,000 in 2018.

He also pointed that with their high incomes, Swiss tourists spend more time and visit more places than tourists from other countries.


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