Articles Tagged ‘unrest’

Turkey’s Bad Reputation

Turkey’s Bad Reputation April 11, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Tourism is down in the North African and Middle Eastern countries whose governments have become unstable or violent and uprisings continue throughout the region. This should be good for business in nearby Mediterranean countries that are safe, especially if that country is marketed as a cheap alternative...

Egypt’s Museums and Pyramids Have Reopened, Tourism Struggling

Egypt’s Museums and Pyramids Have Reopened, Tourism Struggling March 21, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
According to USAToday, the estimated total monetary loss during the political unrest in Egypt: 10 billion Egyptian pounds, or $1.7 billion USD.  And more than half of that loss is linked to tourism. But things are starting to look up. After shutting down during the worst of the unrest for fear of damage...