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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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Golden trip hacks from a Guinness World Record holder for travel

(Bloomberg) At the age of 21, Lexie Alford has already visited all 196 countries in the world. That makes her the new Guinness World...
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Saudi visa scheme: As tourists arrive so does good news for hotel sector

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is said to have received 24,000 visitors within just 10 days from the launch of the new programme, where...

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...

Saudi Arabia Wants to Lower Unemployment. It Needs Tourists To Help

(Bloomberg) -- Perched behind the counter of a mid-range hotel in Riyadh, Bashayer admits she was reluctant to take a job as a receptionist. But...

You can now apply for your Denmark visa at VFS Global in Muscat!

The VFS Global centre in Muscat will now be able to accept visa applications for those wishing to travel to Denmark. This means that...

U Capital appointed Omran’s advisor for privatisation of hotels

Ubhar Capital SAOC (‘U Capital’) has been appointed as advisor to Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN) to study the privatisation of some of its major hotels, according...

Ritz Carlton ‘Grand Tour’: A curated driving experience through the region

The Ritz Carlton’s first ‘Grand Tour’ will explore the breath-taking vistas of the region as part of a four-day driving experience from Abu Dhabi...

Oman’s aviation sector to contribute over OMR1.4bn to GDP by 2040

The Sultanate’s aviation sector is expected to contribute over OMR1.4bn to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2040, Amien Al Hosni, CEO –...

Looking to explore Saudi Arabia? you won’t have to wait too long!

Ahmed Al Khatib, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) has announced that Saudi Arabia...