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Travel Mole: Egypt shifts focus to Hurghada for UK market

UK and Ireland director Amr El Ezabi described the UK's refusal to reinstate Sharm El Sheikh flights as 'a very political decision'.
21.03.18 | Interesting article at Travel Mole

Egypt is shifting its focus to Hurghada as the main Red Sea resort for British tourists after failing to persuade the UK Government to reinstate flights to Sharm El Sheikh.


Hurghada is the main subject of a new campaign announced by the Egyptian State Tourist Authority (ETA) today.


The UK was among countries that suspended flights to Sharm El Sheikh in October 2015 following the crash of a Russian Metrojet aircraft shortly after take-off from the resort's airport.


All European countries, except for the UK, have since resumed air services to Sharm.


UK and Ireland director Amr El Ezabi described the UK's refusal to reinstate Sharm El Sheikh flights as 'a very political decision'.