Tuesday, July 23, 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.

83 new hotels due to open in UAE next year

2018 is going to be a busy year for new hotel openings in the UAE, which means it’s going to be a busy old...

Shangri-La – Your Hong Kong ‘Home-From-Home’

Upon entering the Arrivals Hall at Hong Kong’s International Airport, a smartly dressed representative from Shangri-La was waiting to whisk us away in a...

Bahrain Attracted Around 140,000 Visitors Last Year

In 2018, Bahrain Tourism attracted close to 140,000 visitors to the kingdom, who contributed BD35 million ($92.2 million) to the national economy through tourism...

Muscat International Airport Announces New Waiting Rules

Oman Airport has set a 10-minute free grace period for dropping off and picking up travellers in front of the departure and arrival gates...
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Saudi: Expats Banned Entry Into Makkah From Shawwal 25

The authorities in Makkah have banned the entry of expatriates, including those visiting the holy city via Haramain Train, from Shawwal 25 until Dhul...

Bahrain citizens to get 100 litres of fuel for free

Citizens with valid driving licences may soon get every month 100 litres of fuel for free.A draft proposal, which aims at supporting citizens and help...

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...

All-New 2019 Nissan Altima Makes Its Middle East Debut

Nissan today unveiled the all-new Altima, creating a new standard of design, driving enjoyment and technology within the mid-size sedan segment. The car features...

Study: Americans want to travel to Dubai, Costa Rica, and Iceland

 A trip to France’s famous vineyards. An excursion on the Italian Riviera. These popular destinations are perhaps surprisingly not at the top of the...

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...
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