Is Egyptian tourism dead for good?

Is Egyptian tourism dead for good?

There are 2 comments on the Foreign Policy story from Feb 28, 2011, titled Is Egyptian tourism dead for good?. In it, Foreign Policy reports that:

The touts are always tireless in Luxor and Aswan, where tourists have long gone to experience the Nile and the tombs on its western bank, but now there's an edge to their pleas: "We haven't had any work for a month!" There's not a street in Cairo within a mile or two of Tahrir Square that's not lined with vendors hustling Egyptian flags or ...

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Tourist

Singapore, Singapore

#1 Mar 2, 2011
Yes, dead for good! Look at the mobs there, who would want to go there?
Bebo

Fujairah, UAE

#2 Mar 4, 2011
Who said u would go to tahrir square now? There are resorts and the pyramids and Aswan and Luxor and add to this list the tahrir square. Give it a few years and tourists will come like swarms to see the almighty tahrir square <:)

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