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Egypt Diversifying Tourism Sources After Flight Suspension to Country

© AFP 2022 / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED Tourists look out at a Russian plane on the tarmac of the airport in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on November 6, 2015
Tourists look out at a Russian plane on the tarmac of the airport in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on November 6, 2015 - Sputnik International
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Egypt is diversifying its sources of tourism after several countries suspended flights to the country, the Egyptian trade and industry minister told Sputnik on Thursday.

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ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – Russia, along with several other countries, including the United Kingdom, suspended flights to Egypt over safety concerns after an Airbus A321 crashed en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, killing all 224 people on board after an explosive device detonation.

"It [flights suspension] is affecting tourism. We are working on diversifying tourism sources in addition to covering industry drop in other sectors. We see a much stronger Arab tourism," Tarek Kabil said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF).

Kabil stressed that restoring tourism took time.

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