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The Star Online
Malaysia a favourite of Muslim travellers
BERLIN: Malaysia has been named, along with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates , as one of the preferred destinations for Muslim travellers, according to a survey.
Thu May 23, 2013
Times of Oman
The need to read
There is no doubt that throughout Oman, there are many talented children. Let's Read, an organisation that promotes reading, recently held its seventh annual writing competition and the results show just how gifted young people are.
Times of Oman
'Hoax threat' on Oman Air flight to Kuala Lumpur
Muscat: The Oman Air flight WY 823, Muscat to Kuala Lumpur which departed at 9:50am this morning, returned to Muscat International Airport shortly after take-off following an unidentified telephone call to the Airport Management Company , a statement from Oman Air said.
Pacific World Announces Expansion into Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Oman
Pacific World is now operating in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, servicing MICE clients in the Gulf region.
flydubai starts flights to Salalah
KUWAIT CITY, May 22: flydubai began flights to Salalah, in the Sultanate of Oman yesterday bringing its operational network to 60 destinations.
High demand for Muslim travel | ITB Berlin Survey Shows
By the year 2020 growth in Muslim travel will have reached 4.8 per cent, significantly higher than the global figure of only 3.8 per cent.
This is Derbyshire
Roe signs on as UAE snooker coach
DAVID Roe's snooker career in the Middle East has taken another big step forward as he officially takes over as the national coach for the United Arab Emirates in Dubai.
Wed May 22, 2013
UAE leaders hold talks with foreign officials - Indiatalkies.com
Abu Dhabi, May 23 Leaders of the United Arab Emirates have met senior officials of the US, the Czech Republic and Kenya and held talks on enhancing ties.
The Miami Herald
U.S., U.N. urge Gulf states to donate more for Syrian refugees
With its neat rows of carpeted cabins, security monitors and on-site hospital and school, the Mrigb al Fuhud camp in Jordan is opulent compared with the squalid tent cities that house other Syrian refugees.
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , has appointed Mansour Al Marzouqi as its new General Manager in Belarus.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry in the Middle East and Africa Region Reports Positive Results For April 2013
The region reported a 3.4-percent increase in occupancy to 65.7 percent, a 0.7-percent increase in average daily rate to US$171.29 and a 4.0-percent increase in revenue per available room to US$112.46. The Middle East/Africa region reported positive performance results during April 2013 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by ... (more)
Recovering Dubai faces billions of maturing debt
DUBAI: As debt-laden Dubai's economic recovery continues, with grandiose projects making a comeback, the emirate faces some near-term maturity of debt racked up during pre-crisis years but the prospects are not gloomy, analysts say.
Mon May 20, 2013
Times of Oman
Master plan for tourism port unveiled
New horizons: A specialised consultant is currently conducting a study on transferring commercial activities including container and general cargo handling at Sultan Qaboos Port to Sohar Port.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kerry to visit Middle East, Africa in late May
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to visit the Middle East and Africa later this month, the State Department announced on Friday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Collected Department Releases: Ambassador-at-Large Stephen J. Rapp to ...
Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues Stephen J. Rapp of the Office of Global Criminal Justice will travel to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates May 18-19. While in the UAE, Ambassador Rapp is scheduled to attend a conference sponsored by the UAE Jurists Association that will focus on criminal law and international humanitarian law in the Gulf ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Living the high life in Oman
The oceanfront at Barr Al Jissah; the hotel's setting is staggeringly dramatic, with an amphitheater of ochre-colored hills looming behind the buildings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Flying high with Etihad
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will introduce the Boeing 777-300ER, complete with Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, on its daily flights between Abu Dhabi and New York from June 1. The three-class aircraft will offer 328 seats, representing a 36.6 per cent increase in capacity compared with the Airbus A340-500 ... (more)
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Watch: Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions - Novel (New) Coronavirus in the Arabian Peninsula
As of May 2013, a total of 34 people in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, the United Kingdom , the United Arab Emirates, and France were confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus.
Travel Points wins 3 silvers at Oman Web Awards
Travel City LLC & Travel Point LLC, Oman's leading travel and hospitality group has bagged three honours at the 7th Oman Web Awards which was held on 23rd April, at the Al Bustan Palace in Muscat.
Times of Oman
'Blacklisted' expat refused entry, sent back home
Muscat: An Indian expatriate worker, who had arrived at Muscat International Airport on a new visa on Saturday morning, was reportedly denied entry and sent back to his home country, yesterday.