Salalah named Capital of Arab Summer resorts

The city of Salalah has been named the 2019 Capital of Arab Summer resorts by The…

Three Gulf states ban Boeing 737 MAX jet operations

Three Gulf states, Oman, Kuwait and the UAE, have banned operations involving the controversial Boeing 737…

Sharjah turns to history to forge future tourism success

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) will revive the original identity of traditional heritage areas…

Dubai visitor numbers reach nearly 16m in 2018

Visitor numbers to Dubai inched up by 0.8% in 2018 to reach 15.92m compared to 15.79m…

Muslim travel industry forecast to create 1.2m jobs by 2020

The GDP impact of Muslim travel in the Middle East is forecast to hit $36bn by…

Kerala to chase more Gulf visitors with new tourism campaign

Kerala tourism is expecting a 30-40% jump in arrivals from tourists from Saudi Arabia this year,…

Mount Nebo, Baptism Site see highest inbound tourism growth rates in 2018

    Tourism revenues in January went up by 9.1% to JD458m ($646m), compared with JD420m…

Dubai International airport rebrands

Dubai Airports has unveiled its new brand for Dubai International Airport (DXB) as it aims to…

Ras Al Khaimah attracts more than 1 million tourists in 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) reports 10% growth in visitors compared to 2017, announcing it…

Bahrain to develop ‘world’s largest’ underwater theme park

According to the official Bahrain News Agency (BNA), Bahrain has plans to develop the world’s largest…