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Fall 10-12-2012


The dawn of the 25th January Revolution 2011 aroused to put Egypt into turmoil of both political and economic unrest. As the dictatorship ended and the rise of democracy started, Egypt realized and woke up to find the biggest tourism problem, one of the main pillars of its economic growth falling down with a steep slope. The Importance of this study arises from its contribution at both the academic and practical levels as it tends to reflect the importance of tourism sector for the growth and the sustainability of the economic development of Egypt, adding to the fact that most Egyptians make their living either directly or indirectly from tourism sector. This study tends to reflect the challenges that face the Egyptian government and the Egyptian tourism organizations because of this crisis after the 25th January Revolution 2011. On the academic level, the importance of this study arises from the fact that there are few studies within the Egyptian context that highlighted the crisis of the tourism sector after the revolution. On the practical level, this study tends to shed the light on the problems facing the tourism sector in Egypt and to advocate the strategies that can overcome the challenges of this crisis, as applied on one of the renowned tourism organizations in the country: Traveline Egypt. The Case Study represents the crisis status of the organization Traveline Egypt after the 25th January Revolution 2011 as an established travel agency, taking pride in a combined experience in travel and tourism. This case study tends to highlight the indicators and the challenges of the tourism sector crisis in Egypt, as well as the advocated strategies to overcome it.

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