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Grim Outlook For Egypt's Tourism Industry

A tourist guide sits close to his camel as a vendor waits for tourists to offer souvenirs for sale at the historical site of the Giza Pyramids, near Cairo, Egypt.

Grim Outlook For Egypt's Tourism Industry


Before the 2011 revolution that started Egypt's political roller coaster, sites like the pyramids were often overcrowded with visitors and vendors, but after a summer of coup, protests and massacres, most tourist attractions are virtually deserted to the point of being serene.


Reporting by Jack Chang, Associated Press.