Egyptian Tourism Minister heads to Germany

Egyptian Tourism Minister heads to Germany


CAIRO, EGYPT One week after a hot air balloon accident killed more than a dozen tourists in Luxor, the country’s Minister of Tourism, Dr. Hisham Zazou, will leave Egypt as scheduled to attend ITB Berlin, one of the world's biggest tourism trade shows.

His mission takes on a greater sense of urgency after the 26 February balloon accident, one of a series of incidents that have attracted negative international attention to a country mired in civil turmoil. Tourism sector workers w...


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