A Comparative Study Between the Tourism
Industry in Washington, DC and Cairo
by Ali Zohery, Ph. D.
2- Tourism in Washington, DC Metropolitan area
3- The impact of the Tourism on the local economy of Washington, DC
4- Tourism in greater Cairo
5- The impact of tourism on the local economy of Cairo
6- Comparison between the tourism and its impacts on both cities
7- Summery and conclusion
This research is for the purpose of comparing the tourism in Washington
DCMetropolitan area and its impact on the local economy to the tourism in
greater Cairo and the impact of the tourism on the local economy. The
tourism in the Washington, DC area is the second industry after the
government. Twenty million visitors come to Washington every year. Their
spending contributes to the local economy with over eight billion dollars.
The tourism in Cairo Egypt, also, is the second industry after the
government. Cairo is one of the most famous places to be visited in Egypt.
The pyramids and Sphinx, the world renowned monuments are located in
greater Cairo area. The population of Egypt is about sixty million, ten
million of them are working in jobs related to tourism directly or indirectly.
Cairo has a great share in the tourism jobs.
Tourism in Washington, DC Metropolitan Area
Washington, DC is a busy place with tourists, especially, during Spring and
Summer. Families from around the nation come in waves in the summer
vacation of the students. Educational tours attract the grandparents and
the parents of these children to visit the nation's capital and learn about its
history, monuments, sights, museums, federal government buildings and
its people. Following are some of the most visited places in Washington.
Visiting the White house from inside is one of the priorities for many
people, especially, for the international visitors. Not in every country in the
world, the home and the office of the president of the country is open for
public to visit. Not only that, but also it is a free of charge visi