The Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) reported that negotiations are underway with Egypt to increase the number of flights between the two countries, as well as the use of the Russian Mir payment system in Egyptian resorts.
Rostourism President Zarina Doguzova said in a message on her channel in the Telegram application that on Tuesday she held talks on this issue via videoconference with Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani.
Egypt is the best destination for Russians
She noted that Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Russians. Doguzova explained that in the four months of last year since the resumption of air traffic, the flow of tourists from Russia to Egypt reached almost a million.
According to Dogozova, issues that need to be resolved with the start of the autumn tourist season were discussed, as they discussed an increase in the number of trips and the possibility of paying with the Mir card in Egyptian resorts.
According to Dogozova, issues that need to be resolved with the start of the autumn tourist season, such as an increase in the number of flights and the possibility of paying with the Mir card in Egyptian resorts, were discussed.