Category: Middle East

Jordan gears up for Aqaba Airshow 2020

To take place on March 20-21, the Aqaba Air Show 2020 promises skilful displays from the best pilots in the world. Over the picturesque bay of Aqaba, Jordan, aerial evolutions will be performed by soloists and aerobatics teams from Italy, Poland, Great Britain and Sweden. Jordanian Air Force will present powerful and loud F-16s along […]

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Sharjah aims to double the number of tourist with UAE’s five-year tourist visa

With the recent announcement of multiple-entry five year UAE visas for all nationalities, Sharjah considers it a great opportunity to attract more visitors from India and around the world. H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority in a recent interview commented on the recent announcement. Tell us more about […]

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Dubai underscores India business events importance as city prepares for landmark 2020

As Dubai prepares for a landmark year in which it will begin hosting Expo 2020 Dubai, the city has continued to forge links with the business events community in India, building on the strong potential to attract more conference, meetings and incentives from the market. Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, in […]

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Tel Aviv becomes the first city in the world to require all Shared Electric Scooters for hire to be equipped with license plates and helmets

  The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has issued new regulations for shared electric scooter companies in order to keep pedestrians and riders safe. The new regulations include equipping electric scooters with helmets, installing license plates, recycling used batteries, lowering the speed of the scooters in certain areas, and preventing the usage of scooters in restricted areas. […]

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Miral and Warner Bros to open world’s first Warner Bros Hotel on Yas Island in 2021

Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, and Warner Bros announced that the world’s first Warner Bros branded hotel – The WB Abu Dhabi – is currently in development on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Set to open in 2021, construction of the $112 million hotels is well underway and is now 40% complete. The WB Abu […]

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Christmas in Israel: An experiential delight

Beyond the connection that Israel has to the birth of Christianity, Israel is one of the most beautiful places in the world to celebrate Christmas. The Israel Ministry of Tourism invests a lot of resources to make this an unforgettable holiday experience for every traveller visiting the country. Whether it’s strolling the alleys of the […]

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Emirates touches down in Mexico City

Emirates celebrated the inaugural flight of its new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City via Barcelona. The Emirates Boeing 777-200LR touched down in Mexico City on the December 9 at 16:15 local time, marking the airline’s first passenger flight to Mexico. Emirates flight EK255, with a group of VIP guests and media on board, […]

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Abu Dhabi Music Week set to bring the biggest names in world music to the Middle East

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has unveiled the first edition of Abu Dhabi Music Week, a pioneering platform for music fans and professionals set to launch in March 2020 in the UAE Capital. The first edition of the Music Week will focus on electronic dance music, also known […]

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Atlantis Aquaventure awarded Best Waterpark in the Middle East and second Best in the World in Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards

Atlantis Aquaventure at Atlantis, The Palm has scooped the coveted title of best waterpark in the Middle East and second best waterpark in the world. Crowned by the 11th annual TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards, the top waterparks are chosen by travellers across the globe, with the final selection based on millions of reviews and opinions […]

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Abu Dhabi selected as world’s leading sports tourism destination

Abu Dhabi has been selected as the world’s leading Sports tourism Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in Muscat. The award is the latest in several esteemed accolades gained by Abu Dhabi this year, including being selected as the West Asia’s Leading Business Tourism Destination at the West […]

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