Tuesday, May 21, 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.

Bahrain Permits Saudis Entry Without Border Procedures

Bahrain permitted the entry of Saudi citizens to its territory without routine border procedures on the occasion of school holidays.The King Fahd Causeway between...

2,000 year old sculpture found in Saudi desert

An ancient sculpted bedrock, depicting camelids (even-toed ungulate mammals) and equids (a mammal of the horse family), has been found in the northern Saudi...

Saudi Arabia to launch 300kph ‘Haramain Express’ this year

JEDDAH: The high-speed Haramain train’s importance to Saudi Arabia has been highlighted with an announcement by King Salman that he will rely on the...

Woman DEPORTED for REFUSING to take off her niqab at airport...

A woman has been deported from Belgium after refusing to take off her niqab at Brussels Airport.The women were sent on a flight from...

High and dry: world’s tallest hotel opens in Dubai

The world’s tallest hotel opened on Monday targeting families and travellers seeking to avoid Dubai’s energetic nightlife.Gevora Hotel, a 356-metre tower capped with a...

Saudi Begins To Climb Antarctica’s Highest Peak

Saudi adventurer Dr. Badr Al-Shibani has set off to climb Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica at 4,892 meters, facing temperatures as low...

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...

Wadi Hanifa: a desert oasis running through Riyadh

Once a waste disposal site, Wadi Hanifa is now a beautiful valley running a length of nearly 120 km from the northwest to the...

Qatar Airways becomes fourth airline to be granted US laptop ban...

Qatar Airways becomes fourth airline to be granted US laptop ban exemption allowing for passengers to carry laptops in the cabin on flights to...

Air India Crew members detained in Saudi Arabia over permit

The crew members of the Air India Flight 931 were returning to their hotel after having dinner when their taxi was intercepted by Saudi...
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