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Emirates to operate special flights to Saudi
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 11 March, 2020 2:48 am
Under a special dispensation from the authorities in Saudi Arabia, Emirates will operate selected flights to Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam from 12 to 15 March 2020. This is to facilitate the return of travellers whose journeys were disrupted by the recent travel restrictions implemented by the...
Yummy Junction announces SR 70 million as its investment plan 
for Malak Al Tawouk chain in the KSA
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 11 March, 2020 2:11 am
Yummy Junction, a fast-growing Dubai-based Food & Beverage company, has recently announced SR 70 million as part of its investment and expansion strategy for its most popular restaurant chain brand Malak Al Tawouk. The company will be looking to extend its operations for Malak Al Tawouk across...
Desert Beats: AlUla hosts first-ever Azimuth Festival
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 March, 2020 3:43 pm
The Winter at Tantora festival wrapped up its spectacular second season with Azimuth – three days food, art and music. Bringing together talents from the East and the West, Azimuth kicked off with a gastronomic journey followed by a musical extravaganza featuring Jean-Michel Jarre, The...
Saudi Arabia sets 72-hour deadline to return to Kingdom amid coronavirus fears
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 10 March, 2020 9:16 am
The Saudi government has given nationals who wish to return to the Kingdom three days to make their journey from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, Saudi Arabia’s consulates announced on Tuesday. Nationals can take Saudia flights from Dubai airport during the next three days....
Air Arabia introduces new modification fee waiver policy
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 9 March, 2020 2:46 pm
Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), is providing its customers with more flexibility by introducing a new modification fee waiver policy in light of current travel restrictions and to allow customers the choice of changing travel...
Oman Air offer change fee waivers in light of Coronavirus outbreak
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 8 March, 2020 2:01 am
In recognition of consumers’ growing concerns about air travel during this time of global uncertainty, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has introduced its new flight-booking policy, which is designed specifically to address our guests’ needs or desires to change...
Winter at Tantora Festival brings together five global musical acts from around the world to AlUla
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 6 March, 2020 12:11 am
The Winter at Tantora Festival brought a rich mixture of international music at Maraya Concert Hall during the penultimate week. The festival hosted some of the world's most famous musicians and bands. The Royal Commission for AlUla organises the festival and aims to bring different cultures...
Sharjah Museums Authority wins international award in Berlin  after  SAWA Museums Academy named ‘Best Cultural Collaboration’
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 5 March, 2020 1:39 pm
Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) shone again on the world stage after winning the ‘Best Cultural Collaboration Award’ for its innovative SAWA Museums Academy programme, during the Leading Cultural Destinations Awards (LCD) on March 4, 2020 in Berlin.    Dubbed...
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 4 March, 2020 2:29 pm
Get ready to step inside the amazingly coulourful world of #BurJumanFoodArt! Following the massive success of last year’s event, BurJuman’s award-winning #BurJumanFoodArt festival, the most Instagrammable foodie event in town, has returned on the 20th of February.   Giant...
GACA Announces Preventive measures taken to prevent the spread of Coronavirus
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 4 March, 2020 11:38 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, took several preventive measures to stop the Coronavirus (COVID-19) at airports throughout the Kingdom. These measures included allocating a medical team at the arrival ports throughout the Kingdom's...