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Tourism

UBS Bans Staff Traveling to Middle East Due to Israel-Hamas War: Bloomberg

A major bank slams the brakes on Middle East travel and events. Others could follow.

UBS Bans Staff Traveling to Middle East Due to Israel-Hamas War: Bloomberg

Tourism

Gulf Countries Approve Unified Visa for Tourism

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are the region's tourism powerhouses. A new unified visa looks to spread that success, but will mean the other countries have some developing to do.

Gulf Countries Approve Unified Visa for Tourism

Tourism

Israel Tourism Sector Shuts Down After Hamas Attack

Israel had high hopes for tourism this year, not only as an economic driver, but as peacemaker with the rest of the world. Those hopes have come crashing down with last weekend's Hamas attack.

Israel Tourism Sector Shuts Down After Hamas Attack

Tourism

Will Saudi Arabia Host The First Alcohol-Free World Cup?

Saudi Arabia has just said it will bid to host the World Cup in 2034. Should it be chosen, the conservative kingdom will be questioned more than ever about its staunch views on not serving alcohol.

Will Saudi Arabia Host The First Alcohol-Free World Cup?

Tourism

Dubai’s Real Madrid Deal Could Give Emirate World Cup Spotlight

Dubai shakes hands with one of Spain's most famous football clubs less than a day after the country is tipped to host the 2030 World Cup.

Dubai’s Real Madrid Deal Could Give Emirate World Cup Spotlight

Tourism

Monaco Yacht Clubs in Saudi and More Luxury Hotels in Ras Al Khaimah

In this Skift Middle East Report, we also look at the changing face of Saudia Arabia, looking to become a leader in sustainability, culture and yacht parties.

Monaco Yacht Clubs in Saudi and More Luxury Hotels in Ras Al Khaimah

Tourism

Summer Travel Boom Hurts Domestic Tourism and Prices Out Locals

A summer in Capri or Sicily? What drugery! As European spots burst at the seams in peak seasons, local residents are opting to escape as fast as they can.

Summer Travel Boom Hurts Domestic Tourism and Prices Out Locals

Tourism

Saudi and Israel Say Tourism Can Be ‘Bridge Between Nations’

Israel's tourism minister hopes that his industry could pave the way for normalization with Saudi Arabia. Looking at neighboring Gulf states, it will take more than air routes and visas to shift sentiment.

Saudi and Israel Say Tourism Can Be ‘Bridge Between Nations’

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Saudi Arabia Says Its 100 Million Visitor Goal is ‘No Longer Sufficient’

Always keen to outdo itself, Saudi Arabia raises its visitor targets before it has even hit them.

Saudi Arabia Says Its 100 Million Visitor Goal is ‘No Longer Sufficient’