Monday, August 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.

US demands Gulf carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening

The US Transportation Security Administration said Monday it is requiring six Middle Eastern carriers to participate in an enhanced cargo screening program as part...

Dubai: Get An Entry Permit In Just 15 Seconds

Issuing an entry permit in Dubai will take only 15 seconds now! The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has announced an automated...

Richard Branson to invest in Saudi Arabia’s tourism project

Saudi Arabia is one of the most conservative countries in the world, only last week passing a decree allowing women to drive. But since the...

Gulf Insider Guide – New York

Our new Travel & Lifestyle editor Christine Warren-White takes a big bite out of the Big AppleI’ll get right to the heart of it,...

Saudi: Only Women Allowed to Drive Family Taxi Cabs

The Public Transport Authority has approved granting licenses to the family taxi cabs which will be driven by Saudi women drivers only.It said passengers...
dubai pass

Travel: Dubai Pass Enhances Tourist Attractions In Major Upgrade

The Dubai Pass, an all-inclusive, pre-paid pass, offers access to 15 more attractions to its users, with 48 experiences now available to choose from...

Bahrain Airport Buys ‘Green’ Towing Tugs Worth BD1 Million

Bahrain Airport Services Company (BAS), the sole provider of ground services at the kingdom's airport, has embarked on a gradual transition to the Green...

Gulf crisis threatens air travel in region and beyond

Air travel across the Gulf region and beyond faces major disruption following the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and...

Lebanese tourist faces jail for complaining about Egypt in a Facebook...

A Lebanese holidaymaker could face a five-year jail term in Egypt after complaining about the country in a 10-minute Facebook video.Mona el-Mazboh sparked outrage...

Bahrain to ease airspace curbs on Qatar from today

Bahrain is to ease airspace restrictions on Qatar from today following International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) directives to the effect, sources said. “While the first...
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