Tourism

Rise of Russian tourists in UAE, Dubai welcomes 8.36 mn visitors

The United Arab Emirates witnessed a massive influx of Russian tourists, accounting for one of the top ten source markets for the country, states...
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Thailand Now Has the World’s Worst Stock Market

(Bloomberg) -- Rising coronavirus cases in Thailand dimmed the outlook for a quick rebound in tourism, sending the nation’s equities benchmark to rank as the...
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This Iconic Tourist Site Is Closing Down

(Bloomberg Opinion) --In the hours before climbers were permanently barred from Uluru, the world-famous red sandstone monolith that rises from the heart of Australia,...
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Travel Point gets latest ISO 9001:2015 certification

TUV Nord, Middle East, a world renowned and leading accreditation firm for certification of management systems, has awarded ISO 9001:2015 to Travel Point LLC,...
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HK’s Fosun Tourism set to acquire world’s oldest travel company

Thomas Cook Group – the well-known British travel operator and world’s oldest travel company – has agreed to key rescue package terms that will...
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UK, Chinese visitors top list as 50,000 have a Saudi holiday

(Bloomberg) -- Saudi Arabia’s embryonic efforts to turn the kingdom into a magnet for holidaymakers attracted 50,000 visitors since the September launch, and almost...
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Dubai Could Reopen To Tourists By July, according to Tourism Official

Dubai could gradually start reopening to tourists, starting as early as July, according to the director-general of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing. Speaking...
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Oyo Rooms, UAE’s Gallery Suites ink $5bn holiday homes deal

Oyo Rooms, the world’s third-largest hospitality company, and UAE-based Gallery Suites Vacation Rentals, a subsidiary of UAE’s IBC group have come together in a...
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GCC to welcome 9.8 million Indian visitors by 2024

An estimated 9.8 million Indian visitors are expected to visit the GCC by 2024, a recent study by Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2020 revealed. The data...
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Oman scores high on global travel & tourism competitiveness index

Oman has moved eight places to 58 among a survey of 140 nations according to World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI)...
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