Sunday, May 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.

Dubai: Resort that cost $1.5 BILLION to build set to open

Work on the Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences started more than four years ago and it is expected to welcome guests in late 2019. Renderings...

Iran: Plane crash kills all 66 passengers – who’s to blame?

All 66 people on board are feared dead after an Iranian commercial aircraft crashed into a mountain in a southern Iran valley this morning...

Breaking News: Plane crashes in central Iran; 66 confirmed dead

TEHRAN — A plane heading from Tehran to Yasouj, a city in and the capital of southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, crashed into...

UAE seeks ‘brilliant minds’ for latest space project

The United Arab Emirates this month launched a two million AED ($545,000) seed fund to bankroll researchers and projects pursuing the future of human...

Fire breaks out at Dubai Marina

Heavy black smoke billowed across Dubai Marina on Friday morning from a fire caused by a cigarette tossed in a plant pot.On the ground,...

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...
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Watch: New Muscat International Airport targets to reach top 20 in...

Muscat: Oman’s Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) has announced that the first flight to arrive at the new Muscat International Airport is expected to...

Travel warning to travelers headed to the Maldives

DUBAI: The UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a travel warning on Wednesday advising its citizens planning to visit the Maldives to take precautions. The...

Qatar Airways acquires Sheraton Melbourne Hotel

Qatar Airways has acquired the Sheraton Melbourne Hotel, further expanding the growing portfolio of its hospitality division, Dhiafatina Hotels.  The five-star Sheraton Melbourne is located...

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...
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