Tuesday, May 21, 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.

Wadi Hanifa: a desert oasis running through Riyadh

Once a waste disposal site, Wadi Hanifa is now a beautiful valley running a length of nearly 120 km from the northwest to the...

Qatar tourism suffering due to GCC blockade

Hamad International Airport, the international airport of Doha, has become unusually quite since the GCC blockade.Doha's hotels which would normally be full in the...

Should Women Travel Alone in India?

India has a dubious rep as an unsafe destination for solo women travelers. Among the tumult of impressions, large population, heat, dust, and noise...

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...

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...
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