TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - - The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that, in coordination with the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of  electronic tourist visas for those coming from (China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kazakhstan), and upon the arrival from those countries. It also decided … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

TRAVEL | Italy Cancels Venice Carnival In Bid To Halt Spread Of Virus

Scrambling to contain rapidly rising number of new coronavirus infections in Italy, the largest amount outside Asia, authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gathering, including stopping Venice’s famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region this is now in the heart of the  outbreak. ‘The ordinance … Continue reading TRAVEL | Italy Cancels Venice Carnival In Bid To Halt Spread Of Virus

TRAVEL ALERT | NEWS ALWERT | Saudi Arabia Bans Citizens From Traveling To China

The General Directorate of Passports has announced the suspension of travel citizens and expatriates to the People’s Republic of China, within the framework of the health procedures adopted in Saudi Arabia to prevent the novel coronavirus. ‘Trips to China by citizens or (foreign) residents are suspended in accordance with the preventive health measures the Kingdom … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | NEWS ALWERT | Saudi Arabia Bans Citizens From Traveling To China

TRAVEL | EasyJet Joins Tui In Restarting Flights to Sharm el Sheikh

TRAVEL | EasyJet Joins Tui In Restarting Flights to Sharm el Sheikh U.K. officials declared last autumn that it was safe again for direct flights to the Egyptian resort to resume. EasyJet says it will restart flights to Sharm el Sheikh in June – more than four years after direct services from the U.K. were … Continue reading TRAVEL | EasyJet Joins Tui In Restarting Flights to Sharm el Sheikh

ARTS & CULTURE & ENDURANCE | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup Set To Roll

JEDDAH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Royal Commission for AlUla the official organizers of the Winter at Tantora Festival announced the launch of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup 2020, which will take place on Feb.1 in association with the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation. The 120 – kilometers endurance race – in … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENDURANCE | Custodian Of The Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup Set To Roll

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | UAE Cabinet Approves 5 – Year Multi – Entry Tourist Visa

The UAE Cabinet has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country. The decision was made during the Cabinet's first meeting during 2020 the Year of Preparation, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The move comes … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | UAE Cabinet Approves 5 – Year Multi – Entry Tourist Visa