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Egypt to boost tourism with beach webcams

Egypt's tourism minister is looking for new and innovative ways to boost the country's tourism industry, with plans to install webcams on some of its most popular beaches in an effort to show that they are safe for tourists to enjoy.

Egypt, for many years a popular choice with tourists due to its warm, dry climate and excellent beaches, has seen visitor numbers plummet in recent years following unrest and the widespread reports of violence associated with the Arab Spring uprising. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation reports that the number of tourists visiting Egypt has dropped by up to two million people since 2010.

However, the negative press associated with the region is not deterring Egypt's tourism minister, who is keen to prove that Egypt is still a viable destination for those seeking a holiday of sun, sea and sand. Minister Hisham Zazou hopes that webcams on Egypt's most popular beaches will encourage tourists to return to the country, saying  "this will give more credibility... when [tourists] see it, they will come."

Egypt is home to some of the finest beach resorts in the world, with the likes of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada welcoming tourists year round due to its clear, calm waters, temperate climate and long stretching, white sandy beaches. The country has also been popular for many years due to its array of spectacular historic sites, with the government last year re-opening a number of its most important sites, including tombs, pyramids and a section of the Avenue of the Sphinxes, in another attempt to boost their flagging tourism industry and entice visitors to return.

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