Friday, February 22, 2019

Travel

VAT Cash Back For Tourists Visiting UAE

Tourists will be able to claim VAT back on goods bought in the UAE starting from later this year. The UAE Cabinet approved a plan...

Saudi: Air India flight returns to Jeddah from midair

An Air India plane was forced to return to the airport here on Sunday after developing a technical snag in mid-air. The indirect flight...

Saudi Plans To Build An Ultra-Luxurious Wellness Destination

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced plans Wednesday for a luxury tourism destination on its northwestern coast, the latest in a series of...

Kuwait Seeks $59 Million To Hire Designer For Railway Project

The head of Kuwait’s Public Authority for Roads and Transportation has reportedly asked for $59.3m (KD18m) to hire an international advisor for the country’s planned...

Saudi To Become Global Destination For Rock Climbing

The Royal Commission for Al-Ula (RCU) announced plans to encourage the sport of rock climbing in the province by identifying and developing selected climbing...

Smart Gates At Dubai Airports: Around 11 Million Passengers Benefited

Dubai first launched smart gates in 2017, and the two Dubai airports have around 130 smart gates across Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal...

Free Chauffeur Service To Be Stopped By Emirates!

Emirates Airline has announced that it will no longer provide complimentary chauffeur-drive services to customers using air miles on its loyalty programme to upgrade...

Bahrain: Flashing Green Traffic Signals To Be Introduced Soon

Bahrain is planning to introduce the flashing green signals at some of the country's major intersections as part of its efforts to boost the...

Watch out: Traffic snarls on UAE roads

A truck filled with goods unexpectedly delayed motorists on Wednesday morning – further burdening the already heavily-congested roads in Dubai. Dubai Police reported an accident...

Flying to Saudi Arabia makes Indian airlines’ crew uneasy

New Delhi: The crew of Indian carriers Air India and Jet Airways are scared to operate in Saudi Arabia. The country keeps the original passport...
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