Articles tagged “uae”

Coronavirus

Dubai Expo Set to Kickstart the Emirati’s Tourism Sector: New Skift Recovery Index

Much is riding on the success of the Dubai Expo — not just for the Emirati. The Expo is undoubtedly the largest tourism-oriented event since the start of the pandemic. Many lessons will be learned from how the city state handles the coming months.

Dubai Expo Set to Kickstart the Emirati’s Tourism Sector: New Skift Recovery Index

Tourism

UAE to Lift Ban on Transit Flights Including From India and Pakistan From August 5

Major carriers in the UAE are thrilled with the decision to lift the ban on transit flights. Not only will they welcome large numbers of passengers from important markets, but they'll also be in a better position for a quicker recovery.

UAE to Lift Ban on Transit Flights Including From India and Pakistan From August 5

Online Travel

Saudi Arabia Pins Hopes on Booking Apps to Realize Grand Tourism Ambitions

In old-school business wisdom, the large eat the small. Today the truism is that the fast eat the slow. No wonder Almosafer is looking to outrun the regional and global competition in Saudi Arabia and a couple of its bordering countries.

Saudi Arabia Pins Hopes on Booking Apps to Realize Grand Tourism Ambitions

Tourism

Digital Health Passports Gain Traction as Countries Take Cues From Airlines

It's reassuring to see several destinations, including Australia with its hard-line stance on border restrictions, warm to the idea of digital health passports.

Digital Health Passports Gain Traction as Countries Take Cues From Airlines

Coronavirus

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

November: The U.S. chose a new president and vaccine manufacturers showed promising test results, but Europe saw coronavirus cases rising and the Singapore-Hong Kong bubble burst before it even took off. Out of it all came some surprising frontrunners.

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

Tourism

Dubai to Let Foreign Tourists Enter From July 7

All positive news is welcome these days.

Dubai to Let Foreign Tourists Enter From July 7

Airlines

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Many people remain stranded far from home because they can't get transit flights onward to their final destinations. So it's good news for many workers and families that Emirates and Etihad are restarting transit flights through hub airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Tourism

Dubai Pushes the Restart Button With Transit Flights Allowed From Wednesday

The reopening of this critical gateway airport will be welcome news for those airlines pinning hopes on an initial Asian and Australian tourism revival.

Dubai Pushes the Restart Button With Transit Flights Allowed From Wednesday

Coronavirus

United Arab Emirates to Stop Dubai Airport Transit Flights Due to Coronavirus

Dubai International Airport is a critical transit hub, including for medical experts and diplomatic officials. Preventing onward travel will affect many destinations and organizations if this decision holds.

United Arab Emirates to Stop Dubai Airport Transit Flights Due to Coronavirus

Airlines

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion

Wizz Air's announcement of a move into Abu Dhabi was certainly eye-catching, but we maybe shouldn't expect anything similar elsewhere. Rather, the airline seems to be happy just moving into those markets like Armenia, Georgia, and Israel that had previously been underserved.

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion