The Impact of The Corona Virus on Tourism in Egypt

Document Type : Original Article


Egyptian Higher Institute for Hotels and Tourism


 Tourism is one of the leading economic sectors globally, and it is also a major engine for sustainable development. The emerging crisis of the Corona Virus, known as (Covid-19) stopped the development of air transportation and the transport movement. The tourism sector is one of the sectors most affected by the outbreak of the Corona Virus emerging COVID-19. Some companies incurred heavy losses that led to their complete closure. Some airlines, tourism, and hotels have reopened again with all precautionary measures taken to prevent the spread of the virus. This study relies on the impact of the Corona Virus on the tourism sector in Egypt and how to benefit from countries' experiences in implementing tourism while following the preventive measures by the various tourism sectors or by the sectors associated with them. From official and unofficial tourist agencies in the country to confront the effects of the crisis on the sector to reach results that help develop recommendations to confront the crisis.