Saturday, October 19, 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.

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...
Family Summer Escape

Bahrain: Family Summer Escape

Elite’s value packages offer a convenient choice of comfort and luxury for families wishing to explore different suites types of one, two or three-bedrooms...

Dubai To Launch New Night Bus Service From Tomorrow

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced plans to launch a new night public bus route in Dubai From Sunday.The RTA will also improve the...
etihad additional flights

Etihad Bans Certain Apple Laptops From Flights

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has banned some models of Apple MacBook Pros from being taken onboard flights as checked luggage, local media reported.The move...

Emirates Ranked World’s Most Family Friendly Airlines

Dubai-based Emirates was picked as the most family-friendly carrier by British parenting site Play Like Mum  has ranked 20 carriers from around the world, for the second year...

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