Russia plane tragedy in Sinai another hit to Egypt tourism

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The Russian plane tragedy is just another in a string of problems for Egypt’s struggling tourism industry, but this incident is having the biggest impact.

Four years of political turmoil have seen visitor numbers plummet in Egypt. The crash came as the tourism industry was picking up.

CCTV’s Yasser Hakim takes a look at the suspension of British and Russian flights to the Sinai and what options are left for Egypt’s tourism economy.

Russia plane tragedy in Sinai another hit to Egypt tourism

Russia plane tragedy in Sinai another hit to Egypt tourism

The Russian plane tragedy is just another in a string of problems for Egypt's struggling tourism industry, but this incident is having the biggest impact. Four years of political turmoil have seen visitor numbers plummet in Egypt. The crash came as the tourism industry was picking up. CCTV's Yasser Hakim takes a look at the suspension of British and Russian flights to the Sinai and what options are left for Egypt's tourism economy.


Yeganeh Morakabati on Egyptian tourism

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Yeganeh Morakabati on Egypt tourism

Yeganeh Morakabati on Egypt tourism

For more on how events in Egypt could impact tourism, CCTV America spoke to Yeganeh Morakabati, the Principal Academic at Bournemouth University in the UK.