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Egypt must earn back its tourists

By Alexander Liddington-Cox Egypt’s tourism industry is in pain and travel warnings from foreign governments seem a fair scapegoat for their sufferings. But these warnings are reasonable responses to continuing security threats that are again embracing tourists. It’s up to the winner of this month’s presidential election, not foreign governments, to make the case that it’s …

Daily News Egypt

Dahab is suffering

By Rebecca  Lister Dahab means gold in Arabic, but it seems that the resort should now be called lead. This once vibrant resort, formerly brimming with tourists and expats, is slowly dying and poverty is beckoning. Shops and restaurants are empty, dive centres closing daily, many hotels are standing empty – a ghost town in …

Daily News Egypt

Dr. H.A. Hellyer

Preventing terror is a job for all

Earlier this week, a bomb attack on an Egyptian tourist bus took place in Sinai, taking the lives of three South Korean tourists, and one Egyptian driver. More were wounded in the attack, which was claimed the following day by the Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (ABM) group as part of an “economic war” against Egypt’s military-backed …

Dr H.A. Hellyer

Israeli detained at Taba border

Although arrested on Saturday, the Egyptian government has yet to inform the Israeli government as to the exact identity of the detainee, nor on what grounds he was arrested

Liliana Mihaila

The pools form the InterContinental Resort

The greens of Taba Heights

Taba Heights’ championship golf course recently hosted the annual Pro Am Invitational Golf Tournament. Daily News Egypt went to have a look

Fady Salah

National Bank of Egypt to finance tourist projects

By Walid Abdelazim An official at the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) stated that the bank is currently conducting studies into providing an additional EGP 300million for tourist projects in Marsa Alam and Taba. The official said that the NBE recently provided EGP 1million to the two cities, mostly for hotels to upgrade their insurance …

Daily News Egypt

Gunmen attack Taba hotel, no injuries

CAIRO: Four armed men attacked a hotel in an Egyptian Red Sea resort popular with Israeli holidaymakers before fleeing when police returned fire, security sources and witnesses said on Tuesday. The men may have been trying to rob a jewelry shop at the hotel in the Taba Heights resort in South Sinai, the security sources …

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