Monday, August 26, 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.

Travel ban: Emiratis told to keep out of these three countries

Dubai: Authorities in the UAE have issued a travel advisory to more than 10 countries, and warned Emiratis against travelling to three countries.As schools...

Next Sunday, women in Saudi Arabia will at last be allowed...

Next Sunday, women in Saudi Arabia will at last be allowed to drive, potentially transforming millions of lives.Enaam Alaswad looks forward to becoming one of...

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,...

Oman’s amazing vacations

One of the purest hospitality experiences I had last year didn’t come at a brand name luxury resort. It happened in the middle of...

Abu Dhabi follows Dubai in cutting tourism and municipality fees at...

Abu Dhabi's Executive Council has announced plans to encourage investment in the emirate by reducing the fees applied to hotel stays and dining at...

Top Dubai hotel sacks celebrity chef over ‘Anti-Islam’ tweet

Celebrity chef Atuf Lochhar has been sacked by top hotel JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, where the chef lends his name to popular Indian...

Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways posts losses for second consecutive year

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The United Arab Emirates' flagship carrier Etihad posted losses of $1.52 billion in 2017 despite a slight bump...

Bahrain: Work Started to Improve Traffic Signals On Key Highway

Bahraini authorities have started the implementation of Phase One of development works to improve traffic signals on Shaikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah Highway.Advanced...

Abu Dhabi Reduces Tourism Fees

The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved a proposal to reduce tourism fees from 6 per cent to 3.5 percent and municipality fees from...

Bahrain: 40% of traffic violations last year involved speeding

According to new statistics released by the General Directorate of Traffic, violations have consistently increased in the past years. The number of traffic violations...
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