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Travel and Tourism - Lebanon - August 2019

“Lebanon has many strengths as a tourist destination. A meeting point between east and west, it is known for its incredibly diverse culture and rich history, vibrant art and music scene, along with culinary excellence and numerous architectural wonders. Tourism is a major economic sector and now the country is rapidly reacquiring its reputation as a safe place to visit, the future is looking bright.”
– Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst

This report looks at the following areas:

  • What effect did the 1975-1990 civil war have on tourism in Lebanon and how has the country’s economy recovered?
  • Where are the main tourism attractions in Lebanon?
  • Where do tourists come from and how has the distribution of visitors changed over the past years?
  • What are the future growth plans for Lebanese tourism?

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Table of contents

  1. Lebanon: Key Facts

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

              • Tourism and the Economy

                  • Figure 1: GDP growth % Lebanon, 2015-20
                  • Figure 2: International tourism expenditure, 2013-17
                  • Figure 3: Composition of inbound tourist spending in Lebanon, 2017
              • Arrivals

                • International
                  • Figure 4: International tourist arrivals by region, 2015-18
                  • Figure 5: Top source countries to Lebanon, 2015-17
                  • Figure 6: Growth of selected top source countries to Lebanon, 2017-18
                • Domestic
                • Market Characteristics

                  • International
                    • Purpose of visit
                      • Seasonality
                        • Figure 7: International tourist arrivals by month, 2017
                      • Length of stay
                        • Domestic
                        • Transport

                            • Figure 8: International tourist arrivals to Lebanon by mode of transport, 2015-17
                          • Air
                            • Figure 9: Passenger movements at Beirut International Airport, 2017-19
                          • Road
                            • Rail
                              • Sea
                              • Accommodation

                                  • Figure 10: Tourist accommodation stock in Lebanon, 2015-17
                                  • Figure 11: Lebanon hotels’ performance, 2014-16
                                  • Figure 12: Monthly occupancy rates in Beirut’s 4- & 5-star hotels, 2018-19
                              • Tourism News

                                • Lebanon set to diversify tourism and address seasonality
                                  • Development of rural tourism
                                  • What Next?

                                    • Big hopes for tourism growth in Lebanon
                                      • Forecasts

                                      Travel and Tourism - Lebanon - August 2019

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