TRAVEL | Jordan Says To Reopen Airport For Commercial Flights Next Month

Jordan said on Thursday it will partially resume commercial flights from August to a limited number of European and Asian countries on an internationally approved safe list. Government spokesman Amjad Adailah told state-owned Al Mamlaka TV that regular commercial flights from Alia international airport, suspended since March, could begin in the first or second week … Continue reading TRAVEL | Jordan Says To Reopen Airport For Commercial Flights Next Month

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Maldives Lifts All Restrictions For Visitors

The Maldives is reopening to all visitors next month with no restrictions. A spokesperson for the tourism board has confirmed the Indian Ocean destination will welcome back tourists of all nationalities in July. While a previous draft propositional indicate travelers would need to present a medical certificate confirming proof a negative Covid-19 test, the island … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Maldives Lifts All Restrictions For Visitors

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

Saudi Arabia’s major cultural and heritage attraction Al Ula will reopen this October and for the first time it will be open to visitors years round. Al Ula contains many archeological treasures including Al Hijir, the first landmark in the Kingdom to be listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Al Hijir is the remains … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula To Reopen Including Ancient Site Al Hijr

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Greece To Open To Tourists From 29 Countries From June 15

Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins. The countries are: Germany, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Switzerland, Japan, Malta, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Australia, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Albania, Estonia, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Hungary, South Korea, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Greece To Open To Tourists From 29 Countries From June 15

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

Saudi Arabia will extend tourist visas which expired during the suspension of international flight amid the coronavirus pandemic automatically for a period of three months free of charge, according to an official statement. The Kingdom’s General Directorate of Passports announced that the General Directorate of Passport would extend the visas automatically through the system without … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Extend Tourist Visas For Three Month Free Of Charge

TRAVEL BAN | Saudi Arabia Bans Travel To EU And 12 More Countries As Coronavirus Total In Kingdom More Than Doubles To 45

Saudi Arabia on Thursday temporarily stooped all travel to almost of Europe and 12 more countries in Asia and Africa as the number of coronavirus cases in the Kingdom jumper to 45. The ministry of Health on Wednesday said the latest cases include a man and a women who were tested and placed in quarantine … Continue reading TRAVEL BAN | Saudi Arabia Bans Travel To EU And 12 More Countries As Coronavirus Total In Kingdom More Than Doubles To 45

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 | 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