Agenda• What’s Tourism?• Who is the Tourist?• Types of Tourism.• Tourism in Egypt.• Benefits of tourism to Egypt• How to use Technology for Tourism• How to develop Tourism in Egypt
What’s Tourism?• Tourism is travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes.
Who is the Tourist?• Tourists as people traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes.
Types of Tourism?• Cultural Tourism.• Archaeological Tourism.• Religious Tourism
Types of Tourism?• Sport Tourism.• Therapeutic Tourism.• Maritime Tourism and yachting.• Coastal Tourism
Tourism in Egypt• Tourism is one of the most important sectors in Egypts economy.• More than 12.8 million tourists visited Egypt in 2008, providing revenues of nearly $11 billion.
Statistics• In 2000, there were about 5.5 million foreign tourist arrivals.• with over 3.8 million from Europe, and receipts totaled more than $4.3 billion.
Statistics• In that year there were 113,611 rooms in hotels and 227,222 beds with a 73% occupancy rate• In 2002, the US government estimated the average daily cost of staying in Cairo to be about $167, around the same as other major cities in Egypt.
Statistics• More than 9.79 million tourists in 2007.• Egypt was ranked 58 globally among 124 countries in tourism competitiveness index.
Revenue• Tourism is one of the most important sectors in Egypts economy.• Tourism in Egypt was a $11.6bn (£7.3bn) industry in 2009.
Benefits of tourism to Egypt• National income.• Employment.• Provide foreign currency.
How to use Technology for Tourism• Make sites.• Make App for Phone.
Using Social Network• Facebook• Twitter• Google+