Egypt, Tunisia make bid to bring back tourists.
Against heavy odds, Egypt and Tunisia are trying to woo back tourists with campaigns making use of the social media, celebrities, new slogans and a dose of image re-branding.
Both countries, whose travel industries were pummeled by Arab Spring unrest, are using London's World Travel Market conference, an annual gathering of thousands of travel professionals, to make a pitch to the industry this week. But they face an uphill effort as the smoke of revolution hasn't quite dissipated and Europe, a key source of tourists, looks to be slipping into recession.
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|Article Type:||Conference notes|
|Date:||Nov 12, 2011|
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