'Eilat Will Collapse Within a Year': Businesses Warn of Bleak Future for Israeli Resort Town

At the height of the tourism season, the Red Sea resort's hotels and boardwalk are packed — but the rest of the southern city is almost empty, prompting fears for its future.

Kenan Reuveni
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A beach walkway in Eilat, with the underwater observatory in the background, August 16, 2016.
A beach walkway in Eilat, with the underwater observatory in the background, August 16, 2016.Credit: Ofer Vaknin

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