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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.

More security needed on Egypt’s streets, say women’s rights campaigners

Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More security is needed on the streets of Cairo to protect women but both men and women need...
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Gulf carriers may be hit by foreign airline U.S. tax exemption...

Nov 16 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional proposal that would eliminate income tax exemptions for certain airlines could affect major Gulf carriers, potentially worsening...

A budget day in Dubai: less than Dh15 or free!

A typical tourist day in Dubai might seem too expensive for residents and regular visitors to the city. Here are things for you to...

MENA hotel investment is booming!

The Middle East hotel investment market has been expanding rapidly with no signs of slowing down. As of August, the Middle East construction pipeline totaled...

Scientists fly over hundreds of mysterious ancient gates spotted in Saudi...

Google EarthArchaeologists have been allowed to fly over Saudi Arabia to investigate hundreds of mysterious, seemingly ancient man-made structures first spotted on Google Earth. The...

Virgin caves could be the next big tourist destination in Saudi

The Kingdom is home to great natural caves that can be prime tourist destinations and provide economic benefits, geologist Dr. Mahmoud Al-Shanty said. Many of...

Cayetano calls for calm amid rising tensions in Middle East

Philippines: The government has prepared repatriation and quick-response programs for overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East should tensions in the region escalate in the...

Kuwait: assembly panel rejects screening foreigners at airport

The Head of Kuwait's National Assembly's Legal and Legislative Committee MP Al-Humaidi Al Subaie said that the panel rejected a draft law calling to...

Kuwait warns against passport misuse

Authorities in Kuwait have warned Kuwaitis against exchanging their passports for money from loan sharks and pay off their gambling debts. Security sources told Kuwaiti...

Gulf states advise citizens against travelling to Lebanon

DUBAI, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Three Gulf states advised their citizens against travelling to Lebanon on Thursday and asked those already there to leave...

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