Hotel occupancy drops 15 percent in Sinai after attack

Hotel occupancy drops 15 percent in Sinai after attack

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Sat, 18/08/2012 - 14:44

Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou said hotel occupancy dropped by 15 percent in Sinai just 48 hours after the Rafah attack.

He called on the media to be precise in covering news, and indicate the exact locatoins that witness incidents in order to not affect other destinatons.

He also said charter flights should be encouraged.

Edited translation from MENA