Friday, November 15, 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.

Air hostess reveals ‘horror’ at being sacked by Emirates

Ciara Burke thought she had landed her dream job when she was invited to join the carrier's 'Emirates Aviation College' from among a host...

United Arab Emirates to establish human spaceflight program

“This is an initiative from the UAE government to have a sustainable human spaceflight program,” said Salem Humaid Al Marri, assistant director general at...
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Oman’s Salamair Adds Destination Flights To Riyadh, Medina

Oman's low-cost carrier Salamair has expanded its operations to Saudi Arabia with flights to Riyadh, as well as seasonal flights to Medina during Ramadan.Salamair...

Saudi bid to protect pre-Islamic sites upends religious dictates

RIYADH, July 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is preserving pre-Islamic heritage sites, like a date palm oasis from the Stone Age, in a break...

Bahrain: Rodents on Muharraq Beach – Municipality to Spray Pesticides

Muharraq Municipal Council member, Ahmed Al-Maqhawi confirmed that work is underway to spray main beaches in Muharraq with pesticides.Al-Maqhawi explained that because of rising...

More security needed on Egypt’s streets, say women’s rights campaigners

Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More security is needed on the streets of Cairo to protect women but both men and women need...

Saudi: Tourist Guides To Speak 11 Foreign Languages

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has announced that it will train Saudi male and female graduates in 11 internationally recognized...

Saudi: Around 1.2million exit visas issued in 2017 – Report

A total of 1,186,449 final exit visas were issued last year by the Department of Passports (Jawazat), reported Arabic newspaper Al-Madina on Monday.The Jawazat...

Emirates Announces Major Change To Baggage Allowances

Dubai-based airline Emirates are known for their generous baggage allowances, but next month certain fare types will have their checked baggage allowance reduced by...

Bahrain: 9% increase in passenger traffic at Airport during Eid

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) handled 142,725 passengers during Eid, a 9% increase when compared to the same period last year, and 1,331 additional flights, an...
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