Tourism is down by half in the first half of 2016 compared to the same time period last year according to CAPMAS.
According to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, in the first half of 2016, the number of tourists coming to Egypt has dropped by 51.2 percent compared to the same period last year.
CAPMAS' figures pinpoint the number of tourists visiting the country at 2.3 million compared to 4.8 million during the same time in 2015. Russian tourism alone dropped by 54.9 percent.
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