Egypt: Red Sea tourists instructed to remain in hotel rooms during crisis

Posted on August 15, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Egypt, Tourist Stories, Tourist Warning, Travel News

According to a report by Travelmole, the travel industry website, guests at the Iberotel Aquamarine in Hurghada have been warned not to leave the property, as reported by One TripAdvisor user, who is currently staying at the hotel, published an update on the website’s forum this morning, claiming that letters had been posted through her bedroom door by her travel company and local tourist police. “I am now (August 15) staying in Iberotel Aquamarine and we have [had a] letter through [our] room door from Thomson and tourist police telling us not to leave the hotel and all excursions outside hotel are cancelled”, she said, added that she feels “safe” but “unsettled”. Read article

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