At present number of Azeri citizens willing to visit Egypt is almost zero, Trend reports with reference to Absheron Tour, BTI and Improtex travel agencies, due to the repetition of terrorist attacks occurred in Dahab city.
The companies representatives said chartering flights Azerbaijan-Egypt were organized in 2004, which resulted in ticket cost reduction to some $300-$500. This year flights are cancelled and all wishing may take off to Egypt through Moscow, joining Russian groups. В"It takes much time and costs twice as much, which results in lack of willing to go to EgyptВ", - officials said.
Egypts Tourism minister Zukheir Garana said terrorist attacks in Dahab did not yet cause cancellation of tours. There are 21 hotels and camping with 1,700 rooms in Dahab. About 100,000 tourists come here from abroad.
Three thundered in a special 1.5-km long pedestrian area of the city. The area covers numerous shops, cafes and restaurants. В"Terrorists selected the very time when many tourists were walking around, alongside Egyptians that came to entertain themselves and make some shoppingВ", - minister said.