The Red Sea Newsletter

Issue 94
8th November 2004

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Mall 8 - Sharm El Sheikh




Dry Suits Available NOW!!!

NEW this year: DIVEX will market MOBBY's Dry Suits exclusively in Egypt. Starting from NOW!! In time for the winter season, DIVEX will launch its amazing promotional offers to all Diving professionals.

For more details, please don't hesitate to contact the DIVEX staff


Tourism Slightly Affected by Taba Attacks

The number of tourists visiting Egypt has fallen by just under 5% since the car bomb attacks last month, the Deputy Tourism Minister has said. Ahmed el-Khadem also has said that the figures have showed that the tourism situation is improving three weeks after the attacks.

Khadem told a news conference that Egypt had received some six million tourists by the end of September and was counting on seven million coming for the year as a whole in 2004. The country had six million visitors last year.

Sinai Bombers Not Linked to Al-Qaida

An inquiry into last month's bombings has not found any evidence linking the bombers to Al-Qaida or any other organized network. Egyptian authorities have said that the attacks were part of the wider cycle of violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Egypt has blamed the bombs on a Palestinian and three Sinai Bedouin. The Palestinian and one of the Bedouin died in the Taba bomb, and the authorities said last week they were hunting the other two Bedouin.

What's On ... in Cairo

Introduction to Medication

This workshop is for everybody who wants to learn about meditation. The course will focus on the benefits of meditation, how, where and when to meditate, simple exercises, how to start and will include doing some meditation exercises.

The workshop is held in Mohandseen, Cairo, will take 4 hours and the fee is LE 150 including a detailed handout. The ‘Introduction to Meditation' workshop is scheduled on Saturday 13th November from 11.00am until 3.00pm.

If you want to register for this workshop, please either email or call 010 668 7203 or 02 305 1419.

Parents & Kids

Belt Up!

In a crash at just 30 miles per hour (mph) an unrestrained child would be thrown forward with a force 30 to 60 times their body weight. They would be thrown about inside the vehicle, injuring themselves and quite possibly seriously injuring (or even killing) other people inside the vehicle. They are also likely to be ejected from the car through one of the windows.

It is not safe to hold a child on your lap. In a crash, the child could be crushed between your body and part of the car's interior. Even if you are using a seat belt, the child would be torn from your arms - you would not be able to hold onto them, no matter how hard you try. It is also dangerous to put a seat belt around yourself and a child (or around two children).

The safest way for children to travel in cars is in a child seat that is suitable for their weight and size.

Type of Child Restraint


Approx Age Range

baby seat

Babies up to 10kgs (22lbs)
Babies up to 13kgs (29lbs)

Birth to 6-9 months
Birth to 12-15 months

child seat

9-18kgs (20-40lbs)

9 months - 4 years

Booster Seat

15-25 kgs (33-55lbs)

4 - 6 years

Booster Cushion

22-36 kgs (48-79lbs)

6 - 11 years




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Mall 8 - Naama bay - Sharm El Sheikh - South Sinai - Egypt

phone/fax: 069 3603103 - mobile: 012 3399334





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