Category: Middle East

India becomes 2nd highest source market for tourism to the Sultanate of Oman

The Sultanate of Oman has recorded a 12.37% growth in Indian tourist arrivals with 357,147 travellers visiting the country from January to December 2018 vis-à-vis 317,844 in 2017 making India the second highest source market for Oman. This marks a remarkable growth of 39.4% over the last five years, as per the statistics released by […]

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Israeli airline Arkia to launch direct flight operations to Goa and Kochi from Tel Aviv

Israeli airline Arkia will introduce two new routes to India starting from September 28 using recently acquired Airbus A321LR. The carrier confirmed to begin non-stop flight operations from Tel Aviv to Goa and Kochi with 220 seats and a full flight service on board. With the one-way duration of seven hours, Arkia will fly once […]

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Qatar Airways introduces new EMI payment option for its India website

  Qatar Airways introduced a new online payment scheme for bookings made on its website (www.qatarairways.com), exclusively for customers with credit cards issued by Indian banks. The new payment option makes it now possible for passengers to pay for their booking through monthly instalments of 3, 6, 9 or 12 months respectively. The service aims […]

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Israel Ministry of Tourism hosted 80 travel agents from 18 countries for the 8th Israel ‘Where Else’ Tourism Conference

In its 8th edition, ‘Where Else’ conference is the official tourism conference held annually by the Israel Ministry of Tourism for the world travel fraternity. The week-long convention from February 7 to 13 was attended by 80 travel agents from 18 countries. With a grand opening ceremony in Tel Aviv, senior members of the tourism […]

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Dubai, a premier business destination

A destination, known for its latest technology and world-class infrastructure, Dubai, never fails to impress the world with its pace of tremendous growth in adding tourist attractions. But at the same time, Dubai has restored its past and it’s an equally mesmerising sight to take a tour of the old emirate. Dubai is a destination […]

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Dubai Business Events organises a FAM trip to promote Dubai as a MICE destination

Dubai has transformed itself from a mere deserted land into one of the cosmopolitan metropolis in the world in a very short span of time. This land of gold is today a remarkable business events destination. Each time one travels to Dubai, this emirate surprises with new and world-class offerings. Dubai was named as the […]

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Third edition of Doha Triathlon set for February 2019

Triathletes, swimmers, cyclists and runners from the world over are invited to challenge themselves along a scenic course in the heart of Doha. Registration is now open for the third edition of Doha Triathlon taking place on February 8, 2019 and can be done online via www.doha-triathlon.com. In addition to the full Olympic Triathlon, Sprint […]

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Qatar Airways launches global campaign to inspire travellers to explore new destinations in 2019

Qatar Airways announced its latest global sales promotion designed to inspire passengers to explore new and exciting destinations in 2019. Qatar Airways’ passengers can enjoy exclusive discounts during this special promotion, where every journey to a destination becomes an unforgettable chapter, an experience that will create exciting stories to tell. The promotion is valid on […]

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Sharjah promotes three themes in India – Culture & Heritage, Gastronomy and Adventure

The emirate of Sharjah is well-known for its rich, cultural heritage and it is a vibrant city with an exciting food and arts scene, a heritage area that is the largest restoration project in the region along with various commercial centres and over 22 museums. India is a growing market for Sharjah. Indian tourists are […]

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Qatar Museums declare India as official partner nation for 2019

Qatar Museums (QM) has announced India as the Official Partner Nation for the 2019 Year of Culture. The announcement kick starts an exciting array of programme comprising exhibitions, festivals, competitions and events set to take place in both countries over the next 12 months. For the 2019 year of culture, Qatar Museums announced India as […]

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