Middle East — Industry News

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SAUDI ARABIA LAUNCHES MAJOR TOURISM CAMPAIGN

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has launched a major tourism TV ad…
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MIDDLE EAST OPENS BACK UP TO QATAR

The resumption of diplomatic relations between Qatar and its neighbours int he…
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THE UAE’S TOURISM TRILOGY

The United Arab Emirates, and in particular Dubai, are under the spotlight,…
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SPOTLIGHT ON REBUILDING TRUST IN INTERNATIONAL TOURISM & TRAVEL

An ITB Virtual Convention on November 19 brought together four industry thought-leaders…
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QATAR AIRWAYS AND AIR CANADA SIGN CODESHARE AGREEMENT

Qatar Airways has finalised a codeshare agreement with Air Canada applicable for…
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IATA WELCOMES MIDDLE-EAST AIRSPACE AGREEMENT

The International Air Transport Association has welcomed the recent overflight agreement between…
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OMAN REOPENS TO INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS ON 1 OCTOBER

Oman is reopening its airports to international flights on October 1. The…
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SAUDI TARGETS DOMESTIC TOURISM WITH NEW CAMPAIGN

The Kingdom's tourism authority has announced the launch of a major summer…
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SAUDI CULTURAL TOURISM TAKES NEW STRIDES

Plans have been revealed for the development of AlUla, Saudi Arabia into…
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WOMEN ONLY

Each for Equal – celebrating International Women’s Day at Jumeirah Vittaveli Following…
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SAUDI TOURISM BOOM

Short leisure breaks are set to drive a 38% increase in visitors…
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FIRST PAVILIONS OPEN AT DUBAI WORLD EXPO

Residents and tourists in the United Arab Emirates can already tour Expo…
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AMMAN, JORDAN WINS LONELY PLANET’S “DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY” AWARD

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has reimagined its "Best in Travel" picks…
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NEW SAUDI AIRLINE PLAN TAKES AIM AT EMIRATES AND QATAR AIRWAYS

Saudi Arabia plans to target international transit passenger traffic with its new…
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MSC WORLD EUROPA TO DEBUT IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN 2022

Marking a new era in cruising, MSC Cruises have announced the debut…