Saturday, July 20, 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.

Jet Airways to phase out all expat pilots to save cost

Jet Airways (India) Ltd is looking to phase out all its expatriate pilots to control costs, company executives told employees at a meeting. The carrier...

Productivity in Middle East Declines

GCC economies will have to make more productive use of their workforces in order to sustain economic growth, according to a new ICAEW report. Economic...

Saudi Arabia Reduces Visa Fees For Pakistani Nationals

Saudi Arabia has announced to slash visa for Pakistani citizens with effect from February 15, according to a press statement of the Royal Embassy...

Bahrain Plans 25km Submarine To Connect Hawar Islands

Bahrain’s plan to use submarine power cables to connect Hawar Islands to mainland Bahrain will be launched to tenders in November.The project of the...

Pictures: $Billion biggest ever indoor theme park opens in Abu Dhabi

The world's largest indoor theme park - costing over $1billion - has opened in Abu Dhabi. Warner Bros World opened its doors to the first...

Record number of passengers on Bahrain-Saudi Causeway

King Fahd Causeway that links Saudi Arabia with Bahrain has set a new record as about 118,000 people crossed it on Monday, the fourth...

Great PR: Qatar Airways turns a fare mistake into an opportunity

In a year full of amazing, low-cost, international, premium airfare sales, Qatar Airways may have taken the cake last week with a special fare that it...
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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...

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...

Dubai: Air taxis will soon be a reality

The experts who run the transportation system in Dubai are determined to be first in the world to offer a safe, autonomous air-taxi system...
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