Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Travel

Israel Seeking Saudi Flight Deal to Bring Pilgrims to Mecca

Israel is trying to persuade Saudi Arabia to allow it to send special Hajj pilgrimage flights to Mecca, building on Trump administration efforts to strengthen cooperation...

Oman: Head for the mountains to escape the heat

Photo - Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort - Cliff Pool Villa PoolOman is getting ready to welcome GCC visitors this summer season. With...

UAE athlete killed in horror accident while training for World Championship

A paralympic javelin star has died after being struck by a metal pole as he trained for next week's World Championships. Abdullah Hayayei, 36, was...

You’re doing your weekend wrong

Just because you didn’t work last weekend doesn’t mean you had a good weekend.A weekend without email might seem like a victory - and...

Dubai airports have the fastest free wi-fi in the world!

A recent study by Speedtest - which analysed the airport Wi-Fi facilities of Asia, Europe and Africa - revealed that Dubai International Airport's free Wi-Fi access...

New Indian tax hits cargo handlers

Many cargo handlers in Bahrain have stopped accepting shipments to India after the country introduced Goods and Service Tax (GST) earlier this month. Until...

How Qatar is finding ways around the blockade

When its neighbors severed diplomatic ties and cut land, sea and air links, panic rippled through the tiny Gulf state. There was a rush to...

Saudi Arabia imposes Dh389 fee on domestic pilgrims

The Saudi Haj Ministry has imposed a $106 fee on each domestic pilgrim to be paid by organisations and companies offering services for them,...

Air hostess reveals ‘horror’ at being sacked by Emirates

Ciara Burke thought she had landed her dream job when she was invited to join the carrier's 'Emirates Aviation College' from among a host...

PICTURES: Dubai’s $1 billion indoor theme park is the largest on...

Dubai is already home to the world's tallest building, artificial islands, and the world's first hotel with a rainforest. And now it's also home to...

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