Saturday, July 20, 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.

Great PR: Qatar Airways turns a fare mistake into an opportunity

In a year full of amazing, low-cost, international, premium airfare sales, Qatar Airways may have taken the cake last week with a special fare that it...

Cayetano calls for calm amid rising tensions in Middle East

Philippines: The government has prepared repatriation and quick-response programs for overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East should tensions in the region escalate in the...

You can now fly an Emirates A380 in Dubai!

Have you ever fancied flying an airplane? Here is your chance to experience how a passenger aircraft is operated. The Emirates A380 Experience will allow...

Dubai: Eleven Tourists Rescued From Sinking Yacht

Eleven passengers and crew were rescued when a rented yacht sank off Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residence.The vessel, worth about Dh5.5 million, rapidly took on...

Saudi: Traffic Rule Violations Decline Drastically!

According to the latest figures of the General Department of Traffic, the fatalities in traffic accidents have fallen by 33% and injuries by 21%...

Emirates A380 Attracts Over 11,000 Visitors At Bahrain Airshow

Dubai carrier Emirates, the largest operator of the A380 aircraft with 105 in its fleet flying to 50 destinations, drew over 11,000 visitors in three...

Saudi Arabia reveals massive push to drive pilgrim tourism

The Kingdom's Public Investment Fund (PIF) said the companies — Rou'a Al Haram and Rou'a Al Madinah — will develop residential and commercial areas...

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...

Biggest salary increases for expats found in Switzerland and Saudi Arabia

Expatriates moving to Switzerland, home to some of the biggest private banks, commodity traders and pharmaceuticals companies, earn an average of more than $193,000 (£144,151).“Switzerland has...

Saudi embassy warns Saudis of Austria’s new burqa ban

The Saudi Embassy in Austria today alerted its citizens that Austria is about to impose a burqa ban, reports Al Hayat.From October 1st, Austrian...
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