Egypt was known throughout its history as a destination for tourists. Egypt enjoys various fields of tourism attraction. In the field of cultural tourism, Egypt possesses more than half of the world’s known monuments that belong to different cultures and ages.
In the field of recreational tourism there are many distinguished destinations like Sharm el Sheikh, Hurgada and Safaga. Besides, Egypt is known for therapeutic tourism, environmental tourism, safari tourism, sports tourism and conferences tourism. Egypt has established a developed touristic infrastructure including about 150 thousand rooms in hotels and resorts.