Political Unrest Costs Egyptian Tourism Dearly: An Ethnographical Study

Mohamed Ahmed Nassar


This study uses ethnographical research methodology to observe the negative impact of political unrest on the tourism industry and overall economy of Egypt during the nation’s revolution. In the paper, a number of proactive strategies are suggested to insulate Egypt from future acts of violence. Emphasis on the implementation of a destination management system is also recommended to enhance overall knowledge and efficiency in the Egyptian tourism sector and to help alleviate negative turns in the market caused by regional unrest and political instability.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v5n10p166

International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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