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Crisis and Tourism in the Mediterranean


Is happiness the Mediterranean’s largest economy? - 11/26/2012 - Étienne Pauchant

Shorter, closer, cheaper, less frequent – these were the four watchwords for European holidaymakers in 2012 favouring “staycations” or, for wealthier families, travel closer to home in Europe and the Mediterranean.

The irrepressible drive of tourism in the Southern Mediterranean - 11/26/2012 - Frédéric Dubessy with the correspondents

Morroco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey…all these Southern Mediterranean countries are renewing their tourism strategies.
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Mediterranean tourism evades the crisis - 11/26/2012 - Frédéric Dubessy with the correspondents

MEDITERRANEAN. In spite of the economic crisis and the Arab Spring, the Mediterranean countries are expected to record a growth in their tourism of between 2 and 4% in 2012. French version

Morocco counts on sustainable tourism - 11/26/2012 - Christelle Marot, CASABLANCA

MOROCCO. Sustainable tourism appears to be the only hope for a troubled industry. French version

A roadmap for recovery in Tunisia - 11/26/2012 - Nadia Chahed, TUNIS

TUNISIA. Once regarded as the jewel of the national economy, tourism in Tunisia has suffered enormously.

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Egypt takes a gamble on diversification - 11/26/2012 - Safia Ouared, Cairo

EGYPT. Egypt is planning to upgrade its tourism industry. The country wants to build on its renewal using key international and domestic markets.

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Jordan continues to invest - 11/26/2012 - Jenny Saleh, Beirut

JORDAN. Despite the uncertainty linked to political upheavals in the region, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is continuing to invest in tourism. The sector has even become a national priority. French version


From "free and democratic Algeria" to "civil and non-military state"

Razika Adnani, philosopher and specialist in issues related to Islam, member of the Orientation Council of the Fondation de l'Islam de France, of the Scientific Council of the CEFR and of the analysis group JFC Conseil
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