Destination Middle East: Boosting the region’s position in global tourism

Tourism represents a significant long-term economic opportunity for the GCC countries and Egypt. To develop the sector, governments need a five-stage journey that: defines the national tourism vision, introduces effective governance structures, identifies and segments target travelers, prepares the destination, and then uses marketing and promotion campaigns to turn interest into bookings. The journey must take advantage of digital technologies and should be regularly reviewed and renewed.

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Beirut Explosion - Impact Assessment

In response to the massive explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, Strategy& Middle East is volunteering its resources to conduct an impact and needs assessment to assist donors in their relief and reconstruction efforts.

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Recovering from the dual shock of COVID-19 and the oil price drop: The GCC way

GCC economies have suffered dual shocks: the COVID-19 pandemic and lower oil prices. They should respond rapidly to contain and minimize the disruption, mitigate risks, build capabilities for the eventual recovery, and adapt their tactics for economic transformation and sustainable growth.

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Putting the Sustainable Development Goals at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic response

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity to put the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the centre of the stabilization and recovery efforts.

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Building (and boosting) an ecosystem

Four ways to nurture entrepreneurship in the Middle East.

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