Recent reports from top Egyptian officials suggest that tourism to the area have dropped by almost 30% in Janurary, and suggest that this trend may continue if not taken care of. Samy Mahmoud, whom is the head of the international tourism department said rates had really declined from Russia, Israel, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
While may are weary of recent events in Egypt over the past year, and security concerns become a major issue Egyptian officials are already looking ahead to restore the tourism trade. Some of the plans include shows and performances through out the country. Be it in local squares, churches or performance centers. The aim is to reassure those visiting that Egypt can and will continue to promote a peaceful, and kind atmosphere.