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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