Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Archaeological Tourism : Features, Infrastructure, And SWOT Analysis Case Study: Tassili N’ajjer Barn In Southern Algeria

Khouidat Salah , Chadli Chaouki


Archaeological sites are an essential part of the tourism experience in Algeria, and it is becoming increasingly significant. Today, archaeological tourism is one of the available alternatives to the Algerian economy. Tourists choose the Tassili N'ajjer barn destination based on its archeology and rock drawings offering.They are increasingly attracted by many factors such as the history and traditions, cultural heritage, ideas or events of indigenous. The paper emerges the basic properties of the Tassili N'ajjer barn in southern Algeria. It also highlights supportive components such as natural features, tourist facilities. Besides, the paper attempts to analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT)of tourism in Tassili N'ajjer. The main finding of the study indicated that there is an untapped potential for natural tourism and human resources. The subsidiary results showed that SWOT analysis was used to identify the processes required to improve the tourism activities in the barn.

Pages: 2393-2418

Keywords: archaeological, tourism, SWOT, Tassili n’Ajjer,

Full Text