Tourism Industry News

Egyptian unrest affects European travel sector

14/02/2011 11:45

Political unrest in Egypt has battered the country’s crucial tourism industry and affected the European travel sector as well. But the crisis is proving a boon to countries such as Spain and Turkey.


Anti-government protests in Egypt have dealt a body blow to the country's tourism industry, which makes up about 11 percent of the country's gross domestic product.


More than one million tourists were in the country when the protests started in late January, and most left earlier than planned as unrest spread across the country.


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