The Determinants of International Tourism Demand for Egypt: Panel Data Evidence
European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, ISSN 1450-2275 Issue 30 (2011)
9 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last revised: 27 Nov 2013
Date Written: November 24, 2013
Tourism industry has been an important contributor to the Egyptian economy. Egypt is one of the most important tourist destinations in the Middle East and North Africa. The purpose of this study is to recognize the main determinants of the international tourism flows to Egypt. The annual panel data set includes the number of tourist arrivals from most important generating countries during the period 1990-2008, and a number of possible explanatory variables.
Keywords: International tourism demand, Panel data, SUR estimators, Egypt
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