Friday, April 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.

British man dies while hiking on mountain in UAE in 45C...

A British hiker has died while hiking up a 6,000ft mountain in searing desert heat after falling and hitting his head.Victim Alex Underhill, 25,...

Qatar wants 10% of American Airlines

American Airlines has received an "unsolicited" approach from Qatar Airways which wants to acquire 10% of the US carrier. American Airlines said it would respond...

Oman to get $1 Billion tourist port

Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront will include hotels, residences and leisure facilitiesDubai’s Damac International has been chosen by the Government of Oman to develop its...

Watch out: Traffic snarls on UAE roads

A truck filled with goods unexpectedly delayed motorists on Wednesday morning – further burdening the already heavily-congested roads in Dubai. Dubai Police reported an accident...

With 3 more days to go for Ramadan, Umrah prices soar

During the penultimate week of Ramadan, Umrah travel operators in the capital have increased their Umrah package from SR250 ($66.67) to SR300 from its...

International flights from Sohar soon

Sohar airport will become the third hub for international airlines in Oman as Air Arabia and Qatar Airways plan to start direct services from...

Qatar Airways wins ‘Airline of the Year’ award

For Qatar Airways, it was the best of times and it was the worst of times. During a glitzy awards ceremony Tuesday at the Paris...

Bahrain government announces completion of initial roadworks to reduce traffic congestion

A comprehensive planning process has been implemented to ensure the Kingdom’s strategic road network is able to accommodate increased urban expansion, with the process...

UAE passengers can get up to 25% off if they arrive...

Holidaymakers from UAE who make an effort to arrive early at the airport prior to departure can avail themselves of some great discounts. Offers include...

No flight fare hike on Doha route: Oman Air

Oman Air has confirmed that it has not raised airfares to or from Doha. “We would like to inform you that fares have not been...
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