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Hurghada Hotel Attack - Should trigger additional decline in tourism

Discussion in 'General Travel and Vacation Discussions' started by Skulmoski, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. Skulmoski

    Skulmoski Barracuda

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    Egypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotel
    Egypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotelEgypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotelEgypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotelEgypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotelThree foreign tourists have been stabbed by two suspected Islamic State militants who stormed into a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada. The attackers, armed with knives, were shot by police at the Bella Vista hotel after they attacked two Austrian guests and a Swede, officials say. One assailant was killed and the other injured, officials say. ...

    Egypt attack: Three tourists stabbed at Hurghada hotel - BBC News


    Prior to this latest attack, Colliers predicted a 22% decline for Sharm El Sheik and 25% decline for Hurghada.

    Colliers predicts continued decline in tourism for Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada
    Just a moment...

    This is quite unfortunate for Egypt and for divers who delay or cancel a diving holiday to the Red Sea.

    Pity and a poor start to 2016,

    GJS
     

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