UK tour operator: Holidays to Sharm el Sheikh prove increasingly popular


ROMFORD, England – The increase of hotel occupancy in Sharm el Sheikh shows that holidays to this Egyptian resort have become much more popular.

The levels of occupancy in the resort of Sharm el Sheikh show that the resort is proving increasingly popular with tourists. Beat The Brochure, an online travel company, says that over the last few months they have seen a huge increase in the number of people booking holidays to Sharm el Sheikh.

The chairman of the General Authority for Tourism in South Sinai, Salem Saleh, stated that the overall hotel occupancy in South Sinai is currently 60 per cent and occupancy in Sharm el Sheikh’s five-star hotels is 82%. Saleh also emphasised that tourism in South Sinai is continuing to show activity this month. Beat The Brochure say that this increase is down to an upsurge in the number of British tourists visiting the region.

Daniel Ox of Beat The Brochure comments: “Sharm el Sheikh has long been a popular tourist destination and their infrastructure makes the resort a brilliant place for holidaymakers looking for a trip away in Egypt. The Red Sea coast has become well known for its varied sea life and excellent scuba diving.”

Many Brits have been jetting off to the region on last minute holidays to Egypt and it is expected to attract a steady stream of tourists for the remainder of 2011.

Ox continues: “Sharm el Sheikh is an excellent place for holidaymakers, the facilities on offer and the stunning beaches provide everything a tourist needs for a holiday. Sharm el Sheikh is an amazing holiday location which is demonstrated by the increase in the number of people visiting the town.”