TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Resume Flights For 33 Destinations In November

Saudi Arabia’s national carrier Saudi announced it will resume flights to 33 destinations in November. Destinations include major international capitals across Europe, Asia and Africa. Regional destinations that include Dubai and Beirut also resume next month. Saudia travellers who are going to U.S. will only be able to fly to Washington. The airlines said flights … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Resume Flights For 33 Destinations In November

TRAVEL | Abu Dhabi’s Qasr Al Watan Open For Visitors After Months Of Closure

Abu Dhabi’s presidential palace Qasr Al Watan announced on Monday its reopening for visitors with enhanced safety measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. According to the site’s website, the reopening of the majestic palace comes hand in hand with a set of new precautionary health measures. First, the site will be subject to an … Continue reading TRAVEL | Abu Dhabi’s Qasr Al Watan Open For Visitors After Months Of Closure

TRAVEL | AlUla Heritage Sites Reopen To Public End Of October

Madain Saleh The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has confirmed that the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra, the ancient kingdom of Dadan and the canyons of Jabal Ikmah will be the first sites to re-open to the public, having been largely closed off to visitors in the past period. The RCU announced that residents of … Continue reading TRAVEL | AlUla Heritage Sites Reopen To Public End Of October

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi airline has resumed international flights to 20 destinations in the Middle East, Asia and Europe, after seven months of travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Kingdom’s flag carrier said permitted travelers could now fly to Amman, Dubai, Tunis, Cairo, Alexandria, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudia Resumes International Flights To 20 Cities

LIFE IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC | Prague Café Hits Sweet Spot With Coronavirus – Shaped Dessert

MILAN | ITALY - A restaurant in Prague’s historic center has invented a dessert shaped like the novel coronavirus, an attempt to arrest a slump in business that is already proving a hit with customers. The Black Madonna would normally be bustling with tourists admiring its cubist interior, but it has suffered as travel to … Continue reading LIFE IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC | Prague Café Hits Sweet Spot With Coronavirus – Shaped Dessert

TRAVEL | Al-Asha Named World’s Largest Date Palm Oasis By Guinness

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Culture Minister Prince Bader Bin Abdullah Bin Frahan announce Thursday, that Al-Ahsa Governorate has been registered in the Guinness World Records at the world’s largest date palm oasis. According to Guinness’s website, the oasis includes more than 2.5 million palm trees feeding on a vast aquifer through 280 artesian … Continue reading TRAVEL | Al-Asha Named World’s Largest Date Palm Oasis By Guinness

TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

LONDON – British transport minister Grant Shapps said he will make an announcement later on Wednesday regarding COVID-19 testing at airports which could lead to the U.K.’s 14-day quarantine period for travellers being shortened. ‘I will be making the announcement later today to parliament but it involves a task force. So looking at the systems … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | U.K. To Make Announcement On Airport Testing Later On Wednesday: Shapps

TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

Bahamas authorities will soon lift a 14-day quarantine restriction for visitors if they can continuously prove that they are negative for the coronavirus amid the global pandemic. Starting Nov.1, tourists and returning residents will no longer need to isolate for two weeks upon arrival if they can present proof of a negative PCR test within … Continue reading TRAVEL | Bahamas To Lift Quarantine Restrictions For Visitors On Nov.1

TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

MADRID | SPAIN – Madrid and nine satellite towns will come under new lockdown restrictions by decree within hours, a regional government source said on Friday, as the Spanish capital faces the worst COVID-19 infection rate from Europe’s second wave. The conservative-led Madrid area authority is reluctantly complying with an order from the Socialist-led central … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Spanish Capital To Be Locked Down In Hours, Source Says

TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia

Madain Saleh The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has released its updated traveler’s guide, which accommodates the ongoing pandemic after approving international travel for some exceptional cases. The new regulations entail that non – Saudis who are entering the Kingdom must provide a medical report of their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test and its … Continue reading TRAVEL | What You Need To Know About Travel Guidelines In Saudi Arabia