Tourists are expected to spend Eid holiday in Lebanon despite terrorist attack. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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A recent spate of security incidents in Lebanon has not discouraged tourists and visitors from spending their Eid holidays in the country, hotel owners said Friday.Achkar stressed that luckily the number of casualties in the recent suicide attack was not too big and the incident was far from any major city in the country.Achkar and Beiruti stressed that the terrorist attacks in Turkey and France caused more casualties than Lebanon and yet tourists never stopped going to these countries."It seems that some people are determined to scare potential tourists from coming to Lebanon through their inflammatory statements and attacks on some Arab countries like Saudi Arabia," he argued.He added that Lebanon is a country of missed opportunities.
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