Wednesday, April 24, 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.

International transit passenger jailed in Dubai on false accusation

A BRITISH airline passenger en route from London to Johannesbury claims she was arrested in Dubai after cabin crew on her Emirates flight accused her...

Saudi: First case of harassment against women drivers

Saudi police on Sunday recorded the first incident of harassment against a female driver in the country since the ban on women driving in...

Saudi: ‘Pink’ parking facilities for women

Many neighborhoods have created special parking sections for women and families.To celebrate the awaited day, shopping centers in Riyadh announced that they will give...

Saudi actress offers four 777s for Qatari pilgrims

A Saudi actress has offered to rent four planes to carry Qatari nationals to Jeddah or Medina in order to perform Haj. “I swear...

Bahrain Welcomes Around 10.3 Million Tourists In 2018

Bahrain welcomed around 10.3 million tourists in 2018, according to the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism.Inbound tourism increased by 6% in 2018 when compared...

Bahrain: Heavy Fines For Parents If Students Skip School

Parents will now have to pay heavy fines if their children fail to attend classes regularly, it is learnt.The Ministry of Education has issued...

Saudi Launches New Online Visa For Sports Fans

Saudi Arabia will offer an electronic visa for foreign visitors to attend sporting events and concerts from December, the kingdom said on Tuesday, as...

Visa fee hike leaves tour operators in Oman in limbo

Tour operators were caught on the hop after the short stay visa fee for tourists was quadrupled. According to new rules which came into...

You can now fly an Emirates A380 in Dubai!

Have you ever fancied flying an airplane? Here is your chance to experience how a passenger aircraft is operated. The Emirates A380 Experience will allow...

Qatar set to lose richest country in the world status

Qatar is set to be knocked off its perch as the richest country in the world by the Chinese gambling enclave...
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