Developing Sports Tourism in Luxor and Aswan

Document Type : Original Article


1 Researcher, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Minia University

2 Tourism Studies Department, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels, Minia University

3 Faculty of Law, Minia University


This paper aims to identify the obstacles of the revitalization of sports tourism and
how attract international sports competitions in Luxor and Aswan. To achieve that,
this research employed a method of descriptive analytical methodology by using a
questionnaire tool. The results of the questionnaire were analyzed using descriptive
statistics, reliability analysis, and coefficient analysis, with the support of SPSS20.0.
The research reached several results, the highest mean values for sports tourism
challenges in Luxor and Aswan “Not taking into account the temporal and
geographical dimension when organizing sports events.” (Mean =4.39).The highest
mean values for proposals for the of sports tourism development in Luxor and Aswan
“Linking sport tourism product to a number of other tourism products, such as cultural
tourism, which increases the added value of organized sporting events” (mean =4.46).
The research thus recommended that necessity of the Ministry of Tourism of
development for sports tourism and the exploitation of Egypt's hosting of the
International Championships in various games to promote tourism