Tourism revenus hit peak record [Archives:2005/847/Local News]

June 2 2005

According to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper (May 29, 2005), the Yemeni Tourism and Culture reported that the value of the Yemeni tourism sector's revenues hit a peak level of $214 million last year, up from $139 million in the previous year. The same source added that 273,000 tourists, of whom 178,000 Arab tourists and 95,000 foreign tourists, had visited Yemen last year, a 41% rise compared with the previous year.