I could not agree more, nothing happened in Luxor, yet people cancelled holidays here when they were flying here direct. Luxor is a 50 minute flight from Cairo. Egypt pins hopes on tourism recovery|World|chinadaily.com.cn: He added that the only reason accounting for the decline was the security situation, which was over exaggerated and stereotyped by the international media, especially from the West.
"What happened in Tahrir Square was widely reported and gave an impression that all of Egypt was unstable and insecure," he said. "That was absolutely wrong because it's not representative. In fact, tourist destinations were quite stable and peaceful."
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