Wednesday, July 24, 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.

Saudis now having to find ‘low status’ jobs

Government cuts to oil-funded subsidies and high unemployment has lead to locals being prepared to do more manual work for extra cash.Blue-collar occupations are...

Dubai Ruler Pays Hospital Bills Of A Tourist After Tragedy

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has extended financial help to a Russian woman whose mother died after a sudden cardiac arrest...

Saudi tourist accused of domestic violence against wife, children

A tourist from Saudi Arabia is charged with torturing his wife, while on vacation in Florida. The wife of Abdullah Al-Horir said he burned...
hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia Has Good News For Bangladeshi Hajj Pilgrims

Bangladeshi pilgrims performing Hajj will now be able to complete immigration procedures at Bangladesh’s main international airport before arriving in Saudi Arabia, rather than...

Dubai: Get An Entry Permit In Just 15 Seconds

Issuing an entry permit in Dubai will take only 15 seconds now! The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has announced an automated...

Saudi Prince worth $20 billion swaps 280ft superyacht for a bike...

 A Saudi prince worth $20 billion swapped his 280ft superyacht for a rather awkward-looking bike trip as he holidayed with his family in Turkey. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal...

Saudi banks prepare for riyal coins

LONDON: Banks across Saudi Arabia are preparing for the transition from one riyal notes to one and two riyal coins by sorting, counting and...

Mother, daughter force three teens into prostitution in Dubai

An Iraqi housewife and her mother - currently at large - have been charged with human trafficking and blackmailing three teens into travelling from...

Dubai Received 15.92 Million Tourists In 2018

Dubai welcomed 15.92 million visitors in 2018, up 0.8% from a year earlier, and India retained its spot as the top source market with...

How to beat jet-lag

I have always struggled with jet-lag. Then a few years ago I discovered the joys of intermittent fasting and not only did I lose weight,...
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