Middle East

U.S. Eases Travel Advisories for the UK and Israel
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U.S. Eases Travel Advisories for the UK and Israel

David Shepardson, Reuters

Saudi Arabia May Close Borders to Overseas Hajj Pilgrims for the Second Time
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Saudi Arabia May Close Borders to Overseas Hajj Pilgrims for the Second Time

Marwa Rashad and Aziz El Yaakoubi, Reuters

Israeli Leaders Disagree on International Tourism Reopening Plan
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Israeli Leaders Disagree on International Tourism Reopening Plan

Steven Scheer, Reuters

Lockdowned Iran Bans Travelers From India Over Covid Variant
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Lockdowned Iran Bans Travelers From India Over Covid Variant

Reuters

Travel Lessons From a Year of the Pandemic and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
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Travel Lessons From a Year of the Pandemic and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Dennis Schaal , Skift

Dubai Faces Festering Tourism Challenges Beyond Pandemic
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Dubai Faces Festering Tourism Challenges Beyond Pandemic

Reem Abdellatif, Skift

Egypt Sidelines Locals by Importing Global Travel Influencers to Boost Luxury Tourism
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Egypt Sidelines Locals by Importing Global Travel Influencers to Boost Luxury Tourism

Reem Abdellatif, Skift

5 Middle East Travel Innovations Born Out of Pandemic and Fierce Rivalries
Coronavirus and Airlines

5 Middle East Travel Innovations Born Out of Pandemic and Fierce Rivalries

Reem Abdellatif, Skift

Dubai Airport Expects Tough Year After 2020 Passenger Numbers Fall 70 Percent at Middle East’s Busiest Hub
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Dubai Airport Expects Tough Year After 2020 Passenger Numbers Fall 70 Percent at Middle East’s Busiest Hub

David Goodman and Gerry Doyle, Reuters

European Airlines Flying Blind Into Summer Planning Amid Successive Lockdowns
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European Airlines Flying Blind Into Summer Planning Amid Successive Lockdowns

Laurence Frost and Sarah Young, Reuters

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index
Coronavirus and Airlines

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research

Bahraini Cultural Icon Vying to Be First Female Head of United Nation’s Tourism Arm
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Bahraini Cultural Icon Vying to Be First Female Head of United Nation’s Tourism Arm

Lebawit Lily Girma, Skift