Articles tagged “iran”

News Blog

Booking.com Says It Ran Into Snag Hiring People Who Live in Iran

Amsterdam-based Booking.com said it had to rescind several job offers made to Iranians living in Iran because of complexities in the international hiring and relocation process of would-be employees living in that country. Booking.com headquarters as seen in 2019. Source: Booking.com A Booking Holdings spokesperson responded to a Skift inquiry on the subject after Maede…

Airlines

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

As well as savings from less fuel burn, the shorter route opens up destinations like Australia for the flag carrier.

Israel’s El Al Hopeful of Oman Airspace Approval to Gain Shortcut to Asia

News Blog

U.S. Adds New Travel Warning Category to 6 Countries Where Citizens at Greater Risk of Being Detained

Tourists and business travelers take note, because the U.S. government has added a new destination risk category. On Tuesday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order called "Bolstering Efforts to Bring Hostages and Wrongfully Detained U.S. Nationals Home." And as part of that move, it will introduce a new risk indicator ā€” ā€œDā€ for wrongful…

Tourism

UAE Tourism Shows Resilience Despite Yemen Conflict

Tourists can sometimes be insular and oblivious to the world around them until a supposedly benign environment is no longer so.

UAE Tourism Shows Resilience Despite Yemen Conflict

Airlines

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Tourism

U.S. Adds Greece, Ireland, Other Destinations to Travel Warning List

Devastating news for many holiday hotspots that would have welcomed Americans with open arms this season.

U.S. Adds Greece, Ireland, Other Destinations to Travel Warning List

Tourism

Lockdowned Iran Bans Travelers From India Over Covid Variant

Iran joins a growing list of destinations with worries over Covid variants in India, barring travelers from the country on Saturday. Until vaccines roll out more quickly across the world, a ban like this, unfortunately, will not be the last.

Lockdowned Iran Bans Travelers From India Over Covid Variant

Airlines

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

The promised deal would benefit Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022. Iran will lose, though. Qatar had rerouted some planes over Iran and paid that country for the use of its airspace.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

Business Travel

Interest in Iran Tours Rising Globally Despite Americans’ Fears

With tensions between the U.S. and Iranian governments escalating, tour operators report that some Americans are rethinking their travel plans. However travelers from other countries are undeterred, and interest in Iran continues to grow.

Interest in Iran Tours Rising Globally Despite Americans’ Fears

Business Travel

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff

As antagonism intensifies between the Trump administration and Iran, some American tourists are rethinking plans to visit the country. Barring the start of military activity, tour operators say Iran is a safe and hospitable destination even for U.S. visitors.

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff