The 2nd World Halal Tourism Summit will be held in the United Arab Emirates’ capital of Abu Dhabi from 21-25 November 2016, and as part of the inaugural International Travel Week (ITW), will play host to the world’s biggest hosted buyers programme for global travel professionals.
Dubai welcomed 4.1 million overnight visitors in the first three months of 2016, a 5.1% increase over the same period last year, backed by strong double digit growth from its top two proximity markets, the GCC and India
Oman Air Holidays is offering two very special packages for motorsports fans, who are invited to watch superstar Omani driver Ahmad Al Harthy race at two of Europe’s most iconic circuits.
A group of geologists who are based in Oman and Germany, have recently discovered two new caves in Jebel Al Akdhar mountains, with the help of villagers.
Towards facilitating a proper assessment of the impact of tourism in the Sultanate’s economy, the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) has published a bulletin showing the Sultanate's tourism indicators over the period 2005 – 2014.
Saudi Arabia remains a popular destination for GCC tourists, with around 7.4 million visitors entering the Kingdom in the first six months of 2015, which represented an increase of 25% against the same period in 2014, according to official data from the Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTNH); a fact that will underpin the Kingdom’s presence at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM).
Some of the world’s most highly regarded international sailing teams are set to grace the waters of the Arabian Gulf as they compete in the latest edition of EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour, which will take place from 14-29 February 2016.
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander, and First Deputy Prime Minister attended the Manama Capital of Gulf Tourism 2016 launch event, which was held under his patronage, at the iconic Bab al Bahrain landmark in Manama.