Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Travel

US Supreme Court backs Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim countries

The US Supreme Court on Monday allowed President Donald Trump’s third travel ban to take full effect, blocking the entry of travellers from six...

Bahrain: New visa guidelines for visitors from Qatar

MANAMA: Visitors to Bahrain from Qatar need to apply for visas, the Interior Ministry’s Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPRA) Under-Secretary said in response...

Travel agencies can now issue Saudi tourist visas

JEDDAH/RIYADH: Travel agencies in category D can now issue visas for tourists and for educational or medical treatment purposes inside and outside the Kingdom. The...

Jumeirah expands into Bahrain with a five-star hotel

The Jumeirah Group, the hospitality subsidiary of government-owned investment conglomerate Dubai Holding, will enter Bahrain for the first time, with a new five-star luxury...

Saudi banks prepare for riyal coins

LONDON: Banks across Saudi Arabia are preparing for the transition from one riyal notes to one and two riyal coins by sorting, counting and...

Saudi tourism body to award museum, heritage contracts worth SR1.2 billion

RIYADH: Nine museum and heritage projects will be awarded across the Kingdom at costs totaling more than SR433 million ($155 million), the Saudi Commission...

New app to rate Saudi government services

RIYADH: A new smartphone application for citizens to provide feedback on government services will be launched in early 2018.Hussam Al-Madani, acting director general of...

Makkah governor opens Jeddah’s new waterfront

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal on Wednesday inaugurated the Jeddah Waterfront Project.The inauguration took place in the presence of Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal...

Visa-free entry for Emiratis visiting Solomon Islands

Emiratis holding diplomatic, special and ordinary passports have been exempted from pre-entry visas to visit the Solomon Islands.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International...

First Saudi Railway Company train arrives in Hail

JEDDAH: A Saudi Railway Company (SAR) train arrived in Hail on Saturday, making its debut trip. Hail is the fourth stop from Riyadh, with...

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