Seaworld Abu Dhabi
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi will be the first SeaWorld location outside North America
Boeing Saudi
Riyadh Air expected to buy 39 of the wide-body jets
Saudi airline
Creating more than 200,000 direct, indirect jobs
Qatar Airways
Middle Eastern carrier eyeing rapid growth as travel demand rebounds
Russia visa
UAE and Russia have reciprocal visa-free travel agreements in place since 2019
uae passport
Thanks to visa-free travel, zero income tax, and global reputation
EGYPTAIR delivery
Making the airline the first African operator of the aircraft.
Dubai International Airport
Airport forecast to welcome 78 mn passengers this year
Gathering promoted inclusion, growth for People of Determination in the UAE
Dubai tourism
Surpassing global and regional tourism recovery levels
Saudi visitors 2030
Many projects in the pipeline, including Hegra and AlUla
Egypt finds
Oldest gold-wrapped non-royal mummy among discoveries
World Cup stats
5 billion engaged with the world's biggest sporting event
Mandarin Oriental Doha
The chic and contemporary Hotel is located at Msheireb Downtown
Arton's Global Passport Power Rank 2023 puts the UAE in the top spot
Diriyah PIF
As part of the leadership’s efforts to enhance Saudi’s cultural identity
Travel 2023
Sustainability is now important for most holidaymakers
Ronaldo Saudi
Following his move to Saudi's Al-Nassr FC
Air traffic
Ryanair has cemented its number one position in Europe
Cruise tourism
Qatar hits the ground running for the upcoming cruise season
World Cup
Few could have predicted the semi-final lineup
Waldorf Astoria, Kuwait
Seasoned hotelier and General Manager Kemal Sirtikirmizi tells it all
World Cup
Brazil is still the favorite to win the tournament
UAE passport
Beating the likes of Germany, Sweden, Finland and Luxembourg
Travel market
GCC has over 170,000 hotel rooms in development pipeline
UAE travelers
The rising cost of living still a concern however
Global Tourism
Total emissions in the sector were only 8.1% in 2019 globally
Dubai Airports
DXB started the second half of the year with a bang
World Cup
Egypt's Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II were among the attendees
World Cup
A watershed moment that marks the start of the challenge
World Cup
Game will be played at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor
Team will fly on a chartered SAUDIA flight into and out of Saudi
 “100 Seconds FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Edition”
Epic visitor experiences offered in ancient frontier oases
A 300 to 500% increase in business expected during event
In addition to 4 other global, regional awards
Year-round events contributed to a significant improvement in hotel demand
Qatar World Cup
Key entertainment attractions for football, music, culture, and more
Qatar World Cup
Dubai number one departure point globally to reach Qatar during event
AMAALA is on track to welcome its first guests in 2024
Qatar population
Population reached 2.94 mn after 370,000 people arrived in the country in 2021
Qatar World Cup
Dubai is the most popular onward destination for fans attending games
Jumeirah Group set to diversify growing hospitality landscape in Bahrain
Muhannad Al Khateeb, General Manager, Inside Burj Al Arab
One of the most luxurious hotels in the world opens its doors to the public
Qatar World Cup
80% of users in UAE will follow the event from more than one device,
World Cup
After BeIN Sports sought to impose a charge on restaurants screening games
Arabian Travel Market
Global travel & tourism accounts for 11% of the world’s carbon emissions
Boeing 747-8
Purchase branded unjustifiable in a time of economic turmoil
Qatar World Cup
Only World Cup ticket holders to enter Qatar
Sector to return to profitability next year amid pent-up demand for travel
The iconic Emirates Palace is now part of the Mandarin Oriental Group
Egypt yacht tourism
Three yacht ports to be established from Suez Canal revenues
Emirates codeshare
A direct flight to be launched between Newark, Dubai in March
Almosafer aims to use the investment to fund its growth and expansion plans
Project expected to attract 2.5 million visitors per year
Set to surpass the current holder of this record, Hotel Gevora
Country preparing to open 3 new five-star hotels this month
UAE visas
Opening up access to the Golden Visa, job exploration visa, and long-term visa options
For AED 100, fans can obtain a visa to enter and reside in the UAE for 90 days
City won bids for 99 major meetings and conferences in H1
Holders may stay an additional 90 days without leaving the country
Over 50 of them can stay in the country for about three months
air travel
Egyptian budget airline Air Sphinx to join thriving low-cost travel
Dubai Airport received 27.9 million passengers, a 162% increase in 6 months
46% increase in aircraft fleet, 57% in number of flights comparing to 2021
Victims blackmailed in exchange for their return from Kuwait
This will see tournament keep to tradition of hosts playing opening match
Reforms include 5-year Green residency, permits for job hunters and tourists
In recognition of his pioneering efforts in promoting tourism industry
Despite “macroeconomic factors” affecting the global economy
Global Citizenship-by-Investment market will reach $100 bn by 2025
Findings bolster the country’s position as a global tourist destination
But airport financial margins still significantly below levels
New discovery may be 1 of 4 lost Ancient Egyptian “sun temples”
ٍThese tips will make your summer holiday safe and memorable
Teams can use official training grounds the day before their matches
This situation may have an impact on tourism in the region
Airports to be granted flexibility to reduce charges below announced caps
UAE passport
Henley: Japan, Singapore, South Korea have strongest passports this year
Views for videos featuring the hashtag 'Dubai' totaled over 81.8 bn
39% are planning to spend more on travelling further afield
Dubai, Abu Dhabi registered an occupancy rate of 75% and 71% respectively
This came after a meeting between the Emir of Qatar, King of Bahrain
Projects include chalets, resorts, and nature centers
Card provides extensive benefits and discounts across several sector
Hotel revenues exceeded OMR 73 mn in May
The number of passengers departing from Oman also increased by 69%
CDAA stressed on the need to adhere to public safety guidelines
Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates among world's 20 best airlines for 2022
In May, Jeddah reported its highest performance level since 2019
Lebanese living abroad may bring in stable currency into the country
Long queues, missing baggage and halted travel plans
Tents will be fully equipped with air conditioning, TV, and internet
Wage ceiling boost ranges between 300 and 600 dinars
Saudi planning to develop a trillion-dollar global tourism economy
A 197 percent YoY increase from the same period in 2021
Qatar Airways will act as a sponsor of Oman Air's entry into the alliance
Lebanon tourism
About 1.2 million people are expected to arrive, most of whom are expatriates
World Cup
The airline offers a chance to win a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 package
Domestic workers might be excluded form the visa-free travel scheme
Airline must pay minimum of SAR1,820 and no more than SAR6,000 in such cases
The event discusses the pandemic's impact on the tourism industry
A representation office of the EU to be opened in Oman soon
Saudi to attract 70 million international, local visitors
Awards reflect Bahrain's ability to establish large exhibition centers
Al Mouj
The project recorded 2,200 permanent jobs, 75% omanization rate
The aviation industry is experiencing delays in hiring personnels
Poor application experience ruins UAE consumers’ holidays
Dubai brings largest ever delegation to IMEX Frankfurt
The tropical Caribbean paradise will soon have direct flights, thanks to Emirates Airlines
In support of national teams competing for final FIFA spots
She is also first Arab to reach summit of Mount Kangchenjunga
Each person residing in Qatar can receive 10 relatives, friends
The museum will host a world-class scientific research center
Japan, the US, Spain, France, and Germany are at the top of the list
Fares to jump to 7,110 dirhams on November 20
Hotel combined revenue exceeds pre-pandemic levels to $3bln
Change applies to residence visa applications made on May 16 and onwards
This comes after EU proposed visa-free travel for Qatar, Kuwait
Recruiters touring Australia, UK, Europe other cities in Middle East
Sector contributes 12% of Egypt's GDP and provides 10% of total jobs
Issam Kazim
The secrets behind Dubai’s successes revealed
The sector could create 3.6 million new jobs in 10 years
Losses amounted to $1.1bn, down from 5.5bn in 2021
A lost golden city. An ancient Zeus temple. A 4500-year-old statue
Status will be effective from June 1 and under this new amendment
The event attracted over 23,000 visitors amid wide global participation
It partnered with AMEX Saudi to launch new miles redemption program
regenerative tourism
Technology, fun, culture pave a clear path to rediscovery
Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Etihad Airways sign MoU
Total passengers increased to 13.6 million from 5.7 million a year earlier
The agreements aim to strengthen the industry by investing in new innovations
Kitmytrip launches, the creator first travel commerce platform in Dubai
The airline was awarded the ‘Best First Class’
GCC travellers have a vital role in driving tourism recovery
3.9 million foreign travelers visit the emirate in Q1 2022
The sector expects to achieve a GDP of $486.1 billion by 2028
The airline launches a rebranded business division; SAUDIA Business
The largest event of its kind in the Middle East attracts 1500 exhibitors
GACA launches national strategy to connect 250 destinations globally
Emirates Airlines
Emirates Airlines to expand premium economy bookings
Medical tourism
It has outperformed many countries that have a long history in this field
Future Aviation Forum to offer $100 billion worth of investment opportunities
Today: "Future Aviation" Saudi ... and the Arabian Travel Market Dubai
The Future Aviation Summit will feature 120 speakers, 2,000 attendees
FHS will gather government leaders to discuss ‘Reimagined Horizons’
ATM 2021
Event will host 1,500 exhibitors and reps from 112 global destinations
The decision will soon be ratified by the EMC, the EP
Visas to EU
Borrell: The goal is to ensure visa-free travel for all GCC countries
Eid al-Fitr
What will spending and tourist destinations look like for the holiday?
The first international fund dedicated to back the tourism sector
Performance supported by Expo 2020, returning international visitors
The number shot up by more than 400 percent in February
 It received 29.1 million passengers in 2021, over 3 million more than 2020
Travel and tourism
The number of international tourist arrivals has more than doubled
OMan tourism
What are some of the most important measures?  
Strategy partly aims to raise inbound tourism spending to 2 billion Dinars
طيران مستدام
Sustainable air travel options will take years to become commercially viable
business travel
MENA, GCC business aviation, and hospitality rebound despite global struggles 
Doha expects its economy to grow between 1.6 and 2.9 percent
Dubai-based airline receives 123rd A380
Dubai economic recovery, strong preventive measures attracted visitors