Tag: Egypt

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Consumer Group urges UK PM to be cautious on Egypt

The recent press announcement by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), calling on the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, to create the conditions for the resumption of flights from the UK to Sharm el Sheikh, has once again raised security concerns for holidaymakers. They argue that the UK Department for Transport security conditions... 2 December 2016

Fear not; an action plan post Brussels?

This past week, I have been hopefully offering reassurance across the airwaves, to Consumers worried about flying. I have tried to provide facts about how your security in EU airports is regulated, by reference to 2 principal European Regulations and further laws within the UK. The sheer horror of Brussels cannot be summarised in words except to say that such actions, from Lahore to the sands o... 5 April 2016

Indisputable evidence on 'Risk Destinations'!

The recent atrocities in Tunisia and Thailand serve to make the point the the world has become regionally complex and offers a risk to many ordinary people, unaware of their potential exposure to that risk. Many of you following me will know that my view is quite clear;  because of the complexity and risk that exists in the world, you can no longer sell holidays via a one-stop universal model.... 25 August 2015

Risk Destinations: Some Predictions!

Just before this last week-end, we were speaking in the press about 'risk destinations' and the failure of brochures and UK Foriegn Office Advisories to spell out exactly what kind of problems exist in some destinations. We have been speaking about these issues since 2007; the premise is simple - some destinations attract a higher risk, such as terrorism, civil disorder or extreme weather even... 24 August 2015

Risk or No-Risk Destination? The problem for intending UK holidaymakers!

I try; I really try not to be too negative or to be overly critical, but sometimes you just have to speak out! This is one of those times! The situation in North Africa is dire and Greece presents uncertainty, so now is not the time for feint-hearts; those that need to be challenged should be prepared to meet that challenge openly and constructively! However, when I do raise issues, I am ofte... 14 July 2015

Sharm Resort Hotel, Sharm El Sheikh

August 2014 Complaints received from holidaymakers contacting our helpline - 0345017929 - include concerns over hygiene, witness to others being ill and suffering with illnesses. If you have been affected by similar issues, then call our helpline for further assistance. Current Status The holidaymakers we have spooken to are currently trying to resolve their claims; as we receive more inform... 18 May 2015

Rehana Sharm Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

September/October 2014 Holidaymakers told us of serious concerns with hygiene and food quality and of illness complaints; if you have experienced something similar then call 0345 017 9229 and speak to one of our advisors for assistance. Current Status Holidaymakers tell us that they are currently trying to resolve their claims; we will provide an update in due course. Other information conc... 18 May 2015

Coral Hills Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

July/August 2014 Complaints from holidaymakers include, dirty rooms, concern over electrics, worries over cleanliness in restaurant, concerns over hygiene, cockroaches, concerns over water, illness and witness to others being ill. Free guidance has been provided to these holidaymakers; if you suffered a similar experience, then call our helpline - 03450179229 where we would be happy to help.... 22 March 2015

Hotel Steinberger Aqua Magic, Hurghada

August 2014 Reports from holidaymakers suggest that there were many complaints made by others which included concerns over the general level of hygiene practice, reports of lack of public toilet cleanliness and illness. Those holidaymakers are receiving free assistance on how to deal with their holiday problems; if you would like to make a similar report and receive guidance, then please call... 18 March 2015

Sea Beach Resort, Sharm El Sheikh

May 2014 If you have travelled to or stayed at the above hotel/resort during May 2014, be advised that we have received holiday complaints from other holidaymakers. Those holidaymakers are now receiving Free Advice & Assistance from HolidayTravelWatch. Current Status Holidaymakers are currently seeking to resolve their complaints; as we hear how they have fared we will report back in thi... 4 March 2015