First RAME meeting with Marc Guigon as new coordinator of the UIC Middle East RAME Region
The first UIC Middle East meeting was held on 6 September with UIC Passenger Director Marc Guigon as coordinator of the Regional Assembly of Middle East (RAME) region.  (September 9, 2021 – Middle East) – The meeting began with a message of welcome from François Davenne, Director General of... Read more
Oman Air Holidays inks deal with tripsnstay
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has signed a strategic agreement with tripsnstay, part of the Khimji Ramdas Group, to enhance its offering of local and international package holidays. (September 6, 2021 – Oman) – The agreement follows the recent announcement of Oman’s easing of... Read more
Visa on arrival to Qatar for Lebanese travelers announced with new conditions
Doha: Embassy of the State of Qatar in Beirut announced new procedures regarding entry of Lebanese travellers into Doha. According to the latest update a free visa will be granted to Lebanese travellers upon their arrival at Hamad International Airport, Doha, for a period of 30 days, subject to... Read more
Mile-high life goals: Qatar Airways new G7s will make you drool
Qatar Airways private jet fleet Qatar Executive (QE) has welcomed the arrival of the world’s first ever Gulfstream G700, with ten more to come. Not surprisingly, it turns out it’s rather good. (August 31, 2021 – Qatar) – After reading this, you might want to forget aspiring to fly Business Class or... Read more
Over 75 prominent firms confirm participation at Qatar Travel Mart 2021
QTM 2021 Conference will be held at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center from November 16 to 18 under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani (August 30, 2021 – Qatar) – Qatar Travel Mart (QTM 2021) Conference to... Read more
Oman Lifts Travel Ban on Pakistan
The Public Authority of Civil Aviation (PACA) Oman has lifted the movement restriction on completely inoculated individuals from Pakistan and 20 different nations that were prior put on its red-list for air travel. (August 25, 2021 – Oman) – The flight expert on Monday affirmed that the choice would... Read more
Hundreds of Workers Strike at Kuwait Airport for Better Working Conditions
The right to strike is guaranteed for citizens in Kuwait, but such actions remain rare in the Gulf country Hundreds of workers at Kuwait’s international airport held a one-hour strike Monday to demand better working conditions, threatening to stage longer walkouts in the coming days. Ahmed Mohammed al-Kandari, a... Read more
Before talking about whether the Lut Desert is the hottest place or not, it is good to know that the desert is a large salt desert, and actually the world’s 27th-largest desert with an area of 51,800 square kilometers (20,000 square miles). In Farsi ‘Lut’ literally means bare land... Read more
A French backpacker told police he was planning to sell drugs to his friends when he was singled out by a sniffer dog. Louis Bernard Germain, 23, was on his way to a party when police stopped him outside the Greenwood Hotel in North Sydney in September. When he... Read more
Mourners gathered at a vigil for British backpacker Grace Millane in Wellington, New Zealand, soon after her death A British backpacker was allegedly strangled to death by a man she met on Tinder, prosecutors told a New Zealand court on Wednesday, in a... Read more