For investors, the innovative technological infrastructure offers the opportunity to fill the market gap for short-term rentals and helps them capitalise on an emerging business model.
According to Saudi Arabia’s Okaz newspaper, the government announced that it will begin issuing tourist visas starting September 27. These will be valid for a 90-day period and cost about $117. Qualified applicants eligible to apply will include citizens from 51 countries. Due to internal changes, the ruling family has...
The completion date for the first phase of the airport, envisaged as a $36 billion super-hub allowing locally based airline Emirates to consolidate its position as the world’s No. 1 long-haul carrier, had already been pushed back five years to 2030 in October.
Six Flags Qiddiya will cover 32 hectares (79 acres) and feature 28 rides and attractions across the six lands: The City of Thrills, Discovery Springs, Steam Town, Twilight Gardens, Valley of Fortune and Grand Exposition.
While each Middle Eastern economy has its own problems and individual strengths, all in all, the last five years have brought a fair few challenges for most of the region’s markets. The hospitality industry is, as always, one of the first to bear the brunt of tough times. Nagi Morkos, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, analyzes the region’s turbulent times and its impact on the sector and its players
The first International Security Forces checkpoint was removed. Passengers are now request to proceed to the boarding pass section.
Significant funds from – Ghadan 21 – were allocated to the tourism sector, with DCT Abu Dhabi launching a USD 163 million ‘mega events fund’.
India alone draw almost 1 million visitors to Dubai, particularly noteworthy given the severe air traffic and seat capacity challenges due to geopolitical volatilities.