Desert tourism in the Arab world (a study in the geography of tourism)


  • Khalif Mustafa Gharaibeh University of Kufa- College of Arts



السياحة - الصحراء - السياحة الصحراوية - الجذب السياحي


The area of ​​the Arabian desert is about 12 million km2, or 88-90% of the Arab world, and despite the natural richness of this desert, especially in minerals (petroleum) and groundwater, it is almost devoid of population or large urban agglomerations, which makes this study justification and importance represented In the need to invest the resources of the Arab desert, and this study aims to identify the reality of desert tourism in the Arab world and evaluate this reality and set future aspirations that can contribute to improving this reality, to achieve the general goal and sub-goals of this study, the researcher adopted the appropriate methodology according to the specificity of the study elements Therefore, the comprehensive geographical reality and spatial analysis approaches were followed.


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غرايبــة خليــف. “Desert Tourism in the Arab World (a Study in the Geography of Tourism)”. Kufa Journal of Arts, vol. 1, no. 15, Nov. 2013, pp. 267-92, doi:10.36317/kaj/2013/v1.i15.6462.

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