Cairo off-limits for C&I, says tourism chief

Egyptian Tourism Federation's chairman Elhamy ElZayat has told an Imex audience that it is business as usual for the country's C&I market, with the exception of Cairo.

Egypt great for C&I despite Cairo turmoil, says tourism chief
Egypt great for C&I despite Cairo turmoil, says tourism chief

ElZayat said that he recently hosted a perfume launch for a US company and has been running incentive trips and events throughout the country.

"We are on the brink of our first election, but Cairo is still an unruly place, a no-go area for the C&I market due to the health, safety and policing issues. However, we expect it to return to normal after the elections," he said.

He added that he has spoken to ten of the thirteen possible candidates for president, and is confident that all the cadidates will encourage C&I tourism.

The Egyptian elections are being held on 23-24 May.

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