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Egypt to push tourism at Qatar World Cup

Egypt is offering direct flights from Doha to Egyptian cities during the 2022 FIFA World Cup to lure fans and boost tourism.
People gather next to the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup countdown clock in Doha, on Sept. 12, 2022.

CAIRO — Egypt is taking action to attract football fans during the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar is hosting in November and December.

The Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Activation has launched an initiative in coordination with airlines to encourage football fans to spend part of their 2022 World Cup vacation in the Egyptian cities of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh. 

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