The number of tourists visiting Egypt has plummeted from 14.7 million to 5.4 million in 2016, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, or UNWTO, costing the country billions.
Egypt’s most important markets for tourism are the following countries: Britain, Italy, Germany, France, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, the United States, Libya and Saudi Arabia. Throughout the period from 2003 to 2008, there was an observed increase in number of tourists reaching 12.8 million people and adding to the country’s revenue by 11 billion US dollars. Also it added to the Egyptian GDP.
In my opinion, for getting back tourism to its normal cycle in Egypt, Egyptian companies must sponsor international events in order to stay connected with international audience and attract them to the country to be interested in the long-run to come and visit Egypt. Also, for international companies Egypt must make life easier to them in order to be easily located in Egypt and this will help.Egypt has a long history of tourism, dating back to when the Greeks and Romans visited in ancient times. In the 19th century, Europeans flocked to the country and were especially attracted to Nile cruises. Contemporary reports indicate that 50,000 people came in the 1897-98 season. Egypt was known not only for its antiquities, but also for its healthy, dry climate. In the 20th century, tourism.Egypt is a country that is extremely rich in its historical background. With such a background it is easy to see why tourism is a big component of its gross national product. The well being of the Egyptian economy is highly dependent on a good year of tourism. The whole business of tourism has relied on the ancient monuments and relics of the past, but in recent years there has been a huge.
Adel Al-Shazly, a member of the board of directors in the Chamber of Tourism Establishments for Upper Egypt and the general manager of 3-star hotels, said that the occupancy rate in Luxor ranged from 5% to 20% throughout the year, with the maximum during the winter season from December 2016 to April 2017.Read More
Egypt’s tourism is focused on great ancient civilisations, heritage, people and culture and has undoubtedly had hugely positive impacts on its economy and local lifestyles. And indeed its heritage, with tourism income helping to sustain the country’s great ancient sites. However, there are still many examples of irresponsible tourism in.Read More
Egypt experienced a 68.4% decline in tourism revenues during the first nine months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015, according to a report issued by The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) which was obtained by Daily News Egypt. Inbound tourism also declined by 48% in the same period.Read More
The importance of tourism in Egypt The importance of tourism in Egypt is a major source of national income. It is one of the distinctive tourist countries, because it contains many tourist attractions and historical monuments. The people of the Western European countries are the most visited to Egypt, followed by the people of the countries of Eastern Europe. Third place is the population of.Read More
Despite that Egypt’s minorities, consisting of Nubians, Bedouins, Turks, Greeks and several others, constitute less than 5% of Egypt’s population, the other 95% of Egyptians are themselves only 17% Arab, proven through sophisticated DNA analysis. In other words, Egypt is as much a part of the world as the world is of Egypt. Perhaps a subconscious driver behind the astonishingly unique.Read More
In 2010, Egypt attracted 14.7 million visitors, the tourism industry employed about 12% of the country's workforce and made up 10% of its GDP. In 2011, the year of the revolution, that number.Read More
Types of tourism in Egypt. Posted on July 28, 2012 by melrefae. First, cultural tourism. Tourism is the cultural and archaeological sites of the most important and oldest types of Egypt holidays, as Egypt has many of the effects of the Pharaonic, Greek, Romanian, museums, has created cultural tourism since the discovery of ancient Egyptian monuments decoding hieroglyphs, and even now does not.Read More
Tourism became an important sector of the economy from 1975 onwards, as Egypt eased visa restrictions for almost all European and North American countries and established embassies in new countries like Austria, Netherlands, Denmark and Finland. In 1976, tourism was a focal point of the Five Year Plan of the Government, where 12% of the budget was allocated to upgrading state-owned hotels.Read More
What To Visit in Egypt, this is a full guide for Egypt Tourist places. The adventure in Egypt never ends! Come and enjoy Egypt Tourist Attractions. The adventure in Egypt never ends! That is why it is a shame if you come to Egypt, especially for the first time, and miss the grandiose sites, such as the Pyramids of Giza, Abu Simbel or the west bank of Luxor, to name but a few. To make this.Read More
Thus, if the Egyptian government wants to recover its shape in tourism, it should deal with these problems first.No one can deny that Egypt receives a huge number of tourists, but at the same time we have to admit that we never reached the highest percent. This is because of several reasons and the most important reason is terrorism. In the last decade there had been several incidents of.Read More