Lebanon forecasts $8bn revenue from 2010 tourism

23 October 2010

Lebanese tourism minister, Fadi Abboud has said revenues from the country's tourism industry are expected to reach around $8bn by the end of 2010, compared to $7.2bn in 2009, The Daily Star has reported. The number of tourists in the last nine months climbed 17.79% to 1.69 million, compared to all of last year, with another 500,000 expected to follow in the next three months, he said.

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