The number of tourists coming from different countries fell back by 20.5 percent to reach 786,000 tourists in June 2014 compared to 989,000 tourists in June 2013.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics said the number of tourists during the month of June 2010 (before the revolution) amounted to 1,029 tourists.
The largest number of tourists in June 2014 were from Eastern Europe countries, followed by Western Europe and the Middle East during the same period. The total number of nights spent by departing tourists fell by 14.5 percent as they reached 6.8 million nights during June 2014 compared to 7.9 million nights in June 2013.
Tourists from Eastern Europe spent 40.2 percent of the total number of nights, followed by Western Europeans with 29.5 percent of nights, and Middle East tourists with 21.2 percent.
The average number of nights for each tourist were nine nights in June 2014 compared to 8.5 nights during the same month in 2013. The rate was 10.9 nights in June 2010.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm