Space walks anyone?

Space walks anyone?

Russia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, said Vladimir Solntsev, the head of Russian space company Energia. “Market analysts have confirmed this: wealthy people are ready to pay money for this,” he said.  The cost could be around...

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Plans to boost tourism in Bahrain

Plans to boost tourism in Bahrain

The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF) has hosted its first Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting for hospitality, leisure and tourism in collaboration with the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA).  The BBBF is a leading network of businesspeople in Bahrain. The forum has nine Special Interest Groups include oil, gas...

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RAK breaks world record with longest zipline

RAK breaks world record with longest zipline

Ras Al-Khaimah achieved a Guinness World Records title with its latest adventure tourism product – ‘Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline’. The official certification was handed over today to H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, by Hoda Khachab, the official...

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