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environmental impacts of tourism on the Red Sea resorts and ancient monuments in Egypt.

Marwa Nasr

environmental impacts of tourism on the Red Sea resorts and ancient monuments in Egypt.

by Marwa Nasr

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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBA thesis International Travel and Tourism Management
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18755432M

The Egyptian capital has a hot desert climate; however, instead of being dry, its proximity to the Nile Delta and the coast can make the city exceptionally humid. June, July, and August are the hottest months with average temperatures of around 86 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit (30 to 35 degrees Celsius). Light, loose cotton clothing is highly recommended for those who choose to visit the city at. The monuments of ancient Egypt are overwhelming and so ancient that they started drawing tourists from Europe when the Greeks were building the Acropolis. Beyond its history, Egypt is also a place.

  The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but Egypt's tourism sector was buffeted by a wave of security shocks through much of this decade, before a partial recovery since For example, over million tourists visit the Red Sea coast annually, bringing in over $ billion in foreign exchange and generating more than , jobs. The Red Sea has become one of Egypt’s premier tourism destinations, based in large part on its unique and fragile marine environment.

For them, it is simply the least expensive means of taking a warm, beach vacation in a nice resort along the Red Sea coast of Egypt or in the Sinai. Many of these vacations are arranged by large European operations that use mass tourism to arrange considerable hotel space at very inexpensive rates. The amazing, colossal monuments of Egypt never fail to astonish. The heat, light and the sight of the desert rejuvenates. The cool, silver waters invigorate. The romantic cruise along longest river of world simply dazzles the senses. A world-class getaway resort in the Red Sea Riviera is truly pampering. Egypt Tourism - Book Egypt Tourism.


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Environmental impacts of tourism on the Red Sea resorts and ancient monuments in Egypt by Marwa Nasr Download PDF EPUB FB2

Environmental impacts in the Red Sea. In the Red Sea, most notably in Egypt, the earliest development of tourism infrastructure such as resorts, jetties, walkways, artificial lagoons, artificial beaches, and groynes led to habitat through infilling, dredging, digging, siltation, and replacement with buildings.

Habitats were also lost indirectly, for example, through Cited by: the Red Sea. Two Red Sea cities, Hurghada and El Gouna were visited and environmental initiatives in them were observed and made note of. This study finds that the Egyptian private sector is more successful than the public sector at planning and managing environmental initiatives, and that Egypt‘s tourism pricing policy is a.

Environmentally, the impacts of the tourism development are obvious in the early-developed tourism destinations in the Red Sea region. The eagerness to be as close as possible to the sea and to own a private beach drove the resorts to destroy the coral reefs and construct many structures that resulted in severe harm to the marine by: Environmental impacts of tourism in the Gulf and the Red Sea Article (PDF Available) in Marine Pollution Bulletin 72(2) October with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

TOURISM IN EGYPT: The income of Egypt derived from tourism increased from $ million in to $ billion inreflecting the growth of number of tourists from one million to million.

The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but Egypt’s tourism sector was buffeted by a wave of security shocks through much of this decade, before a partial recovery since A diving instructor in the town of Hurghada, a top resort, warned that the rebound brought dangers for the corals.

Before the TDA was established under the umbrella of the Ministry of Tourism inthe subject of sustainable tourism was rarely discussed in Egypt and the Middle East. The Red Sea Sustainable Tourism Initiative (RSSTI), set up inis one of the first tourism programmes in the Middle East and Africa to embrace the principles of.

The Red Sea is a top scuba diving destination, but Egypt´s tourism sector was buffeted by a wave of security shocks through much of this decade, before a partial recovery since According to ( [online]), tourism brought environmental impacts such as water and noise pollution as well as a consumption of resources to Egypt.

Egypt’s tourism is focused on great ancient civilisations, heritage, people and culture and has undoubtedly had hugely positive impacts on its economy and local lifestyles.

And indeed its heritage, with tourism income helping to sustain the country’s great ancient sites. However, there are still many examples of irresponsible tourism in Egypt. Egypt has faced similar issues in the past, with the damming of the Nile at creation of Lake Nasser to control the flow of the Nile through Lower Egypt and create hydroelectricity meant the flooding of sites like Abu Simbel.

Abu Simbel is a monument to Ramses II built of sandstone, and comprises two temples to gods of the Ancient Egyptian pantheon. Top 5 Astounding Attraction Places Of Egypt - Egypt is a country known for being an ancient civilization and for hosting some of the most famous monuments in the history of humankind, including the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx, and the ancient temples of Luxor, whose origins go back to thousands of years ago.

Although most tourists concentrate their trip on the monuments located. Tourism is currently representing % of Egypt's GDP, 40% of the total Egypt's non-commodity exports and % of Egypt's foreign currency revenues. Egypt's plan to develop tourism sector.

Tourism is one of the main sources of foreign currency for Egypt. The Mediterranean coastline of Egypt offers an exotic and relatively inexpensive holiday to lovers of sea and sun.

The country boasts a range of ancient sites, known to every schoolchild: the sphinx, great pyramids and the valley of the kings. To book as much in advance as possible 3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation. Yes, Egypt depends a lot on tourism 4.

Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall. It was quite enjoyable, however the tour was a bit pricy. The governor ultimately hopes that the Red Sea will become a model for the rest of Egypt.

Indeed, Dahab, a South Sinai touristic city, has since followed suit. Abdullah also regards his decision a crucial form of soft power that will increase tourism, saying that “the environment is the major aspect of the Red Sea’s tourism revenue.”.

Environmental impacts. Ecotourism, nature tourism, wildlife tourism, and adventure tourism take place in environments such as rain forests, high alpine, wilderness, lakes and rivers, coastlines and marine environments, as well as rural villages and coastline s' desire for more authentic and challenging experiences results in their destinations becoming more remote, to the few.

The Red Sea Dimensions and History. The Maximum width of the Red Sea is km and the maximum length is 2, water Volume in the Red Sea iskm The first exploration of the Red Sea started around the 6th century, Darius I of Persia made the Red Sea his navigation project.

The Red Sea Riviera, Egypt's eastern coastline along the Red Sea, consists of resort cities on the western shore of the Gulf of Aqaba and along the eastern coast of mainland Egypt, south of the Gulf of combination of a favorable climate, warm sea, thousands of kilometers of shoreline and abundant natural and archaeological points of interest makes this stretch of Egypt's coastline a.

Occupying almost 50 km of Red Sea Riviera's coastline in Egypt, Hurghada is a vibrant city with many exciting attractions for the global Indian traveller who would like to explore the different. The number of tourists in Egypt stood at million in Tourism became an important sector of the economy from onwards, as Egypt eased visa restrictions for almost all European and North American countries and established embassies in new countries like Austria, Netherlands, Denmark andtourism was a focal point of the Five Year Plan of the Government, where 12% of.Egypt was known throughout history as a destination for tourists and travelers since it has had “Herodotus” in ancient history, recording surprised for various vast for Greece and Egypt remained so throughout its history, the mediator and talk, and then added the discovery of the effects of the Pharaohs since the beginning of the last century a special charm to Egypt beside that of the the.Egypt offers a very different type of tourism experience because of its enormous enigmatic pyramids in addition to its marvelous monuments that have grand past.

Egypt is not only known with its history but it is also famous for its majestic resorts on the coasts of the Red Sea that take the advantage of its warm sunny weather during the.