This chapter includes the following articles.
Following a turbulent period from 2011 to 2016 the Egyptian tourism sector has experienced consistent growth. The industry recorded gradual growth in arrivals and revenue in 2017 and 2018. Although visitor numbers have not yet been restored to their pre-2011 levels, occu¬pancy rates have increased across the country, with Cairo experiencing its highest occupancy levels since 2010. New source markets are continuing to grow while traditional markets are returning, raising optimism in government and among investors that the sector will flourish throughout 2019 and beyond. This chapter contains an interview with Rania Al Mashat, Minister of Tourism.