Eid Al-Fitr ups tourism to Yemen
Ali Naji, the Tourism Agency manager in Aden, said, “The visitors arriving in Aden during Eid vacation exceeded half a million since the first day of Eid until last Friday.”
Ali said that, though the security situation is relatively unstable in Aden, the coasts were full of tourists, indicating that the Eid atmosphere was delightful and all visitors rejoiced while spending time on Aden’s breathtaking coasts.
In Hodeida, many visitors flocked to its riveting coasts. The visitors arriving on its beaches reached to 235,000 in Eid Al-Fitr, according to Abdullah Al-Kawli, the Tourism Agency manager in Hodeida.
“Service offices in Hodeida were fully prepared to receive visitors from Yemen or abroad based on the governor’s directions to provide the visitors with a safe atmosphere as a part of the governorate’s efforts to promote tourism,” Al-Kawli said.
Moreover, a notable number of Yemenis visited Ibb governorate this year during Eid vacation. It is estimated that 15,000 visitors visited Ibb, according to the Planning and Statistics Department in the Immigration and Passports Authority.
Marwa Al-Hejazi, a visitor to Ibb, said the road leading to Al-Sadda district in Ibb was crowded. Thousands of families visited high lands there and enjoyed the attractive scenes that overlook Wadi Bana.
People also visited Taiz and Hadramaut during Eid vacation. The Planning and Statistics Department reported that thousands of Yemenis visited Taiz and Hadramaut to spend the Eid vacation.
About 14,880 people from the Gulf countries, either expatriates or Gulf natives, visited Yemen to spend the Eid vacation.
The Immigration and Passports Authority reported that the visitors entering by land in Hajja