70,000 tourists in Yemen [Archives:2004/755/Local News]

July 15 2004

According to an official statistic recently issued by the Public Tourism Authority, the number of foreign tourists traveling to Yemen during the first half of the year 2004 reached 70,000, an increase of 3,000 tourists compared to the same period last year.
Sources at the authority asserted that the authority is undertaking a promotional program in a number of countries with the aim of doubling the number of tourists visiting Yemen annually.