Egypt operators fear effects of weak pound

Robertson, Edward
February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/27/2009, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to tour operators, tourism to Egypt is more likely to be affected by price rises than the weekend's bomb attack. Egypt specialist tour operators are warning the cost of a holiday could rise by 10% as they are lacking dollar fund. Discover Egypt commercial director Phil Breckner said he has around 300 customers currently in Egypt and of the 50 due to take a tour of Cairo, only four cancelled because of safety fears.


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