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Egypt tourism sector will grow, dependent on security

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Significance

Mashat emphasised the importance of the event in the context of Cairo's recent initiatives to boost the tourism industry, long a pillar of the economy. Last November, the Ministry of Tourism announced a major reform programme for the sector.

Impacts

  • The aviation sector will see improvement as a result of the expansion of the tourist market.
  • Public investment in tourism infrastructure will result in an increase in the provision of water and sanitation services in the south.
  • The development of coastal tourism in Egypt may alter patterns and rates of internal migration.
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