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    Egyptians Seek New Markets After Devastating Year for Tourism Industryi
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    January 03, 2016 2:45 PM
    The Egyptian tourism industry had high hopes for 2015, beginning the year with a plan to return revenue to pre-Arab Spring levels. Instead, the industry suffered major blows from insecurity, and tourism officials are now seeking to attract business from alternative markets. VOA’s Heather Murdock has more from Egypt’s flagship resort town, Sharm el-Sheikh.

    Egyptians Seek New Markets After Devastating Year for Tourism Industry

    Published January 03, 2016

    The Egyptian tourism industry had high hopes for 2015, beginning the year with a plan to return revenue to pre-Arab Spring levels. Instead, the industry suffered major blows from insecurity, and tourism officials are now seeking to attract business from alternative markets. VOA’s Heather Murdock has more from Egypt’s flagship resort town, Sharm el-Sheikh.


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