tourism

Ras Al Khaimah adds new landmark with the longest suspended bridge in the Northern Emirates

January 20, 2021

Ras Al Khaimah has achieved another architectural landmark that will add to its touristic attractions: The longest suspended bridge that connects......

More than 100 million global tourism jobs set to return this year, industry body says

January 20, 2021

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism industry this year as people look to holidays again as Covid-19 vaccines......

Erbil province highlanders seeing least snowfall in living memory

January 18, 2021

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Less than a week remains of Bafranbar, the Kurdish name for the month of the year that sees the most snowfall. So......

KRG bans travel to 21 countries amid spread of new COVID-19 strain

January 17, 2021

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The Kurdistan Region’s interior ministry announced a travel ban to 21 countries on Friday to curb the spread......

A taste of winter at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort

January 12, 2021

Experience the true #TasteOfWinter at the elevated luxury resort, Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, as the property welcomes all guests with an......

Airlines Were on Time in 2020, but Passenger Flights Operated Halved Compared to 2019, Reveals Cirium

January 5, 2021

  • Over 180 of 300 airlines around the world achieved a 90% or higher on-time...

Ras Al Khaimah Ushers in 2021 With One of the World's Largest Fireworks Displays Inspiring Hope and Confidence

January 1, 2021

The Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations dazzled the world with a 10-minute fireworks show that underlined the UAE’s message of......

21 Years of Airline Passenger Traffic Growth Wiped out in 2020: Cirium Report Reveals

December 29, 2020

  • Global passenger traffic was down an estimated 67% this year versus 2019...

Erbil hotel and restaurant owners protest ban on New Year celebrations

December 28, 2020

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Hotel and restaurant owners in Erbil protested on Sunday against the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry......

Thailand Tourism celebrates restart of travel with exclusive event

December 28, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand celebrated the reopening of its borders for travellers from the Middle East with an intimate dinner event, ’Get......