A total of 74% of visitors in Luxor, are predominantly domestic with Egyptians keen to explore the history and civilization of their country, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani.
Domestic tourists generated most of the tourism traffic in Slovenia for a second month in a row in June, after the country eased certain coronavirus restrictions on some tourist activities in the second half of May, the statistical office said.
The Japanese government has recently proposed to help the tourism industry through the current difficulties by boosting domestic tourism which, seen as a source of economic growth, has been in trouble since the start of the year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest quarterly report “European Tourism: Trends & Prospects”, the global health crisis has left the tourism sector in Europe facing a crisis like no other, with heightened uncertainty surrounding its recovery.
With the coronavirus pandemic causing the closure of national borders and the suspension of international travel, governments in emerging markets have begun to explore whether domestic tourism can kick-start their economies.
An Iranian company will continue the development of Phase 11 of the South Pars (SP) Gas Field in southern Iran as the French company Total and the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) dropped out of the project, the oil minister announced.