The city of Dahab received Monday 1837 tourists of various nationalities، over the past 24 hours.
The tourists went to dive at Blue Hole and Lagoona، as well as visiting Blue Lagoon nature reserve.
Tourism officials expect an increase in the number of tourists visiting Egypt in the coming period، as European countries start to lift the flights ban to Sinai.
European countries and the US have imposed a flights ban to Sinai، after a Russian civilian plane crashed in Sinai، killing all passengers and the flight crew members، in October 2015.
The total number of tourists who visited Egypt reached 640179 tourists in February 2016، according to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
Egypt has been attempting to boost tourism sector by inviting celebrities including famous American actor Will Smith، Spanish Barcelona club star Lionel Messi، who took private tours of the pyramids، and Indian actress Parineeti Chopra who visited Luxor in March.