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.

Makkah governor opens Jeddah’s new waterfront

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal on Wednesday inaugurated the Jeddah Waterfront Project.The inauguration took place in the presence of Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal...

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...

Saudi: New E-Visa For Sports Fans Goes Live

Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority (GSA) on Sunday announced details of its new electronic visa system, Sharek, which allows international motor racing fans to...

Saudi: 400 Smart Eco-Friendly Buses For Public In 2020

The Makkah Region Development Authority is almost at the end of the manufacturing stage of 400 buses, which comes within the Makkah public transport...
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Gulf Air Is Flying High With Record Passenger Growth

Gulf Air witnesses a huge improvement, both in terms of its passenger growth and Bahrainisation, according to the man at the helm of affairs.In...

BREAKING NEWS: All British Airways flights cancelled!

British Airways computer systems have crashed across the world, sparking chaos at airports with massive queues and delayed flights. All BA flights from Heathrow and...

Saudi Arabia imposes Dh389 fee on domestic pilgrims

The Saudi Haj Ministry has imposed a $106 fee on each domestic pilgrim to be paid by organisations and companies offering services for them,...

UAE has the most powerful passport in the GCC

The UAE was named the most powerful passport in the GCC on Thursday, a product of the significant growth in the number of countries...

Best happy hours in Dubai

1. The ObservatoryWith unobstructed views across Dubai Marina and JBR, The Observatory has some pretty impressive insta-opportunities from its 52nd floor location. The daily happy...

These photos show another side of Saudi Arabia

You know those Instagram accounts that make you want to book a week of leave? We’ve found another one, and it belongs to 31-year-old Leah...
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