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

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia To Screen Travelers From China After Virus Outbreak

MILAN | ITALY – Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers arriving from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the kingdom’s health ministry said on Wednesday. Death from China’s new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of spreading … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia To Screen Travelers From China After Virus Outbreak

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

TRAVEL | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) announced that visitors with entry visas to the U.S., U.K., and E.U. can enter Saudi Arabia. A source in the SCTH said that this development is a continuation of the launch of the visa, and the Kingdom opening its doors to … Continue reading TRAVEL | Saudi Visa On Arrival For Tourists With U.S., U.S., E.U. Visas