We’ve seen some pretty lame
resort entertainment over the years, but a recent skit at a hotel in Egypt’s
Sharm-el-Sheikh might take the cake.
British tourists have told of
their shock after a hotel employee pointed a fake gun at their heads -- the day
after the Tunisia terror attacks.
Pictures show the man dressed
up in a tuxedo a la James Bond and running down the beach with an imitation
revolver. The worker, believed to be part of the hotel's entertainment team,
can then be seen leaning over a man on a sun lounger and pretending to hold him
What on earth were they
Paul Dodkin, 53, from Epsom,
Surrey, said he was 'disgusted' when he first spotted the man performing the
routine last Saturday.
It was just one day after 38
people, mostly British, were massacred as they lay on a beach in Sousse,
Dodkin said he and several
other British tourists brought it up with staff at Domina Coral Bay Hotel in
Sharm El Sheik, but to his shock, the same procedure was repeated less than a
He spotted the man running
towards him and took the photos on Friday, just before Britain held a minute's
silence to remember those killed on the beach at Sousse.
Although the photographs were
taken during the employee's second appearance, Dodkin says that he performed
the same routine days earlier.
Security has been tightened at
Egypt's holiday resorts with extra armed guards protecting Sharm El Sheikh and
Hurghada in the wake of the massacre in Tunisia.
The rise of ISIS in Egypt has
put the country's holiday resorts on high alert with armed guards on patrol
around the beach and hotels.