arab spring

November 25, 2013
The World Economic Forum has released its annual Global Agenda report which pinpoints the top ten trends for 2014, as identified in a survey of more than 1,500 global experts across business, government, academia and civil society. The common thread that runs between the threats identified as the three most important, is social tension. Social […]
November 25, 2013
Market research company Euromonitor International discusses the short term and long term implications of unrest in Egypt.
May 14, 2012
The waves of the Arab Spring are still being felt in almost every industry throughout the Middle East. Egypt is no exception – visitors to the country in 2011 dropped almost 37 percent from 2010. Mariam Jarrar, market research consultant at Euromonitor, states that despite all its negative effects, the revolution in Egypt helped many […]
April 27, 2012
The Arab Spring negatively affected the travel and tourism industry in the Middle East. Nadejda Popova, travel and tourism research analyst at Euromonitor, explains that Egypt, Syria, Libya and Bahrain were all negatively affected in the past year. The U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia have actually benefitted from the uprisings, as they were seen as stable […]
Nadejda Popova
November 29, 2011
The civil war in Libya negatively influenced the development of the travel and tourism industry in the country. However the end of the 42 year Gaddafi era brings both challenges and opportunities for the war -torn nation for travel agents and other tourism operators. Period of reconstruction Infrastructure has been destroyed in many places which […]
October 7, 2011
Following the economic downturn which affected almost all markets in the Middle East, 2011 also brought a “double dip” to the region’s tourism industry. The “Arab Spring” saw several markets, such as Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and Syria, suffer greatly from the impact of revolutions and a prevalent lack of safety or security. Meanwhile, some […]

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