Friday, November 22, 2019

Lifestyle

Explore GCC lifestyle with latest updates on expat news,mega-events in and around the region with developments in telecommunication and technology.

Visa fee hike leaves tour operators in Oman in limbo

Tour operators were caught on the hop after the short stay visa fee for tourists was quadrupled. According to new rules which came into...

Price for tourist visa to Oman increases 400% overnight!

Tourists must now pay OMR 20 for the new visas.  The new visa has also tripled in length of stay and will allow tourists to...

Dubai tourism numbers surge on Indian, Chinese and Russian visitors

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has reported an 11 per cent increase in overnight visits in the first three months...

Rich Kids of Dubai…

With no jobs to worry about, every day is a holiday for these spoilt youngsters. As these envy-inducing pictures prove, it’s hot in Dubai and...

Are tourists visiting the UAE exempt from traffic fines?

A card with a Dubai Police logo has gone viral on social media, saying that tourists and visitors who flout traffic rules could be...

Saudi Arabia to become more “fun” – OFFICIAL

It’s a new thing in Saudi Arabia: fun. Citizens must have more of it — at least that is what has been decreed by...

Saudi Arabia seeks to attract tourists

  Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s long-term blueprint for weaning itself off its reliance on oil revenue, involves investment to the tune of $20m – including a...

Telecoms revenues hit BD450 Million despite increased competition

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s (TRA) latest Annual Market Indicators Report Indicates that revenues in the telecoms industry continue to rise, reaching BD450 million in...

Sparadise

M aisa Sheikh, Managing Director of Sparadise is a Yemen-born entrepreneur who was inspired to create and develop four spas in Bahrain throughher own...

MP calls for end to travel bans for small debts

An MP has called for abolishing travel bans for anyone owing small sums to banks and companies.“It’s not right to restrict someone’s freedom of...
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