Greece Extends Restrictions On International Flights To April 19

Greece said on Sunday it was extending restrictions on domestic flights until April 12 and on international flights until April 19 as the  number of new COVID-19 infections continues to rise. Under the restrictions, passengers flying  to Greece must receive a negative PCR test 72 hours before arrival and undergo random testing for COVID-19. All … More Greece Extends Restrictions On International Flights To April 19

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula Airport Opens To International Flights After Expansion

Saudi Arabia’s authorities approved the start of receiving international flights at Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulaziz Airport in Al-Ula after the completion of its expansion project, the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said on Thursday. The airport, which was established in 2011, became the fifth largest airport in the Kingdom, with a total area … More Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ula Airport Opens To International Flights After Expansion

These Nations Are Opening Their Frontiers To Vaccinated Visitors: Seychelles

Last month, Seychelles become the first destinations to open its borders to vaccinated visitors. Between a four – and five hour flight from the most GCC countries, the archipelago is boosting its tourism industry by getting rid of any quarantine requirements for incoming visitors who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – travelers just need … More These Nations Are Opening Their Frontiers To Vaccinated Visitors: Seychelles

TRAVEL | Britain Will Not Introduce COVID-19 Vaccine Passports

LONDON – Britain will not introduce COVID-19 vaccine passports, but people will be able to seek proof from their doctor if needed for travel to other countries, vaccine deployment minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Sunday. ‘We are certainly not looking to introduce it as part of the vaccine deployment programme’, Zahawi told Sky News.

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry From 20 Countries From Wednesday

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it was suspending entry to the Kingdom from 20 countries, except for citizens, diplomats, health workers and their families, to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Ministry of Interior said it would ban entry of people arriving from the UAE, Egypt, Lebanon and Turkey, as well as … More TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry From 20 Countries From Wednesday

Breaking News | Saudi Arabia Postpones End Of Travel And Port Restrictions To May 17 – SPA

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has postponed the end of a ban on travel for its citizens and the reopening of its port from March 31 to May 17, the Saudi State News agency SPA said on Friday, citing an interior ministry official. The health minister has said that deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines are being delayed.

TOURISM | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project Passes First Stage In Green Rating Award

RIYADH – – The Red Sea Development Co (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has completed the first stage of platinum certification in the ‘Plan & Design‘ criteria of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED for Cities). The award recognizes the company’s execution of practical strategies aimed at improving … More TOURISM | Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea Project Passes First Stage In Green Rating Award

TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

For many 2020 was a write – off for international travel, as coronavirus – induced lockdowns, border closures, restricted flights and uncertainty around whether residents could return home with ease ruled – out plans to visit exotic destinations. From isolates escapes adventure holidays and sun – soaked destinations, there are the countries that have opened … More TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

 DUBAI – Denmark has temporarily suspended all flights from the United Arab Emirates for five days after suspicion arose that the coronavirus tests that can be obtained before leaving Dubai are not reliable, authorities announced Friday. The development, which comes amid a surge of infections in the UAE, poses a direct challenge to the mass … More TRAVEL | Denmark Suspend Dubai Flights Amid Doubts Over Virus Tests

TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Warns Citizens Against Travel To 12 Countries Without Approval Over Virus Fears

RIYADH – – Saudi Arabia warned on Wednesday its citizens against travel without prior approval to 12 countries where the coronavirus pandemic is still not under control.The Interior Ministry said the countries were Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iran, Turkey, Somalia, Armenia, Congo, Afghanistan, Venezuela and Belarus.It added that the same permission applies to other countries … More TRAVEL | Saudi Arabia Warns Citizens Against Travel To 12 Countries Without Approval Over Virus Fears