Monday, September 23, 2019

Travel

Latest updates on GCC travel and tourism with enhanced tourist destinations and entry of visitors into the GCC with updates in the aviation sector.

UAE: Ajman Tourism To Become Plastic-Free

The Ajman Tourism Development Department decided to ban plastic products, to keep pace with the government's related efforts, raise community awareness, and reduce the...
Bahrain- Taxi Sector To Be Revived, Parking Spaces First Priority

Bahrain: Taxi Sector To Be Revived, Parking Spaces First Priority

New taxi stops in a number of parking spaces in the Capital Governorate have been introduced according to the Ministry of Transportation & Telecommunication.The...
$ 4 Billion For New Saudi-Bahrain Causeway

$4 Billion New Saudi-Bahrain Causeway

The construction for the new Saudi-Bahrain causeway, King Hamad Causeway, will begin in 2021 at a cost of $4 Billion according to the Centre...
100 Winners Receive 100 Tickets In Gulf Air Quiz Campaign

100 Winners Receive 100 Tickets In Gulf Air Quiz Campaign

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, has concluded its latest “Guess it. Book it” promotional campaign with 100 winners receiving 100 tickets to 10 destinations.The...
Iranian woman jailed for 15 years for taking off her hijab

Iranian Woman Jailed For 15 Years For Taking Off Her Hijab

An Iranian women’s rights activist has been jailed for a total of 24 years - including a 15-year term for ‘spreading prostitution by taking...

Saudi Arabia To Begin Issuing Tourist Visas This Month

Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas on 27 September, Saudi daily Okaz reported on Tuesday, as the kingdom looks to diversify its economy away from a...
Bahrain: New Record As 3 Million Cross King Fahad Causeway

Bahrain: New Record As 3 Million Cross King Fahad Causeway

Close to three million people used the King Fahad Causeway in August, setting a new record for the link which opened in 1986.Figures show...

Abu Dhabi Airport Welcomes 4.5 Million Summer Passengers

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed over 4.5 million passengers over the summer, as the summer season saw high traffic of passengers heading to...

Saudi Expects To Become A Top Five Global Tourism Destination By...

Saudi Arabia has been saying since 2016 that it is moving away from its dependence on oil production. Led by the crown prince, Mohammed...
New Baggage Rule At Bahrain International Airport

New Baggage Rule At Bahrain International Airport

Effective October 1, 2019, Bahrain International Airport (BIA) will introduce new baggage acceptance rules to eliminate jams in the Baggage Handling System that cause...

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