Monday, July 25, 2005

Egypt fears tourism crisis
A BBC news report looking at the impact of the Sharm el-Sheik attacks: "Egyptians living here do not have the option of leaving. They have been hit harder than anyone by the attacks, victims twice over. Most of those who died here were Egyptians, but as well as destroying lives, the bombings have also struck the economy".

But not everyone has returned home:
"Certainly, some vacationers packed up Sunday and dashed for the airport, and the flights arriving were emptier than normal. But most visitors reacted to the attacks with a mix of stoicism, defiance and even nonchalance".

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