By: Yassmine ElSayed
CAIRO, Jan. 5 (SEE) – British “The Sun” revealed that Brits have shunned Benidorm, Spain, in favour of alternative destinations such as Egypt and Turkey this year.
According to a recent piece, the popular Spanish resort has seen a fall of 454,000 holidaymakers from the UK compared to the previous year.
The news portal referred to the latest statistics, hotel association Hosbec said that overnight stays by British tourists have fallen by 8% compared to last year.
Instead, Brits are heading to destinations such as Egypt and Turkey, in part because there are such great bargains to be had.
Last year, around 319,000 British nationals visited Egypt according to the Foreign Office.
Hosbec president, Antonio Mayor Suarez, mentioned in a report an opening and strong commercialisation of competing destinations such as Egypt and Turkey.