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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa – What you need to know

Saudi Arabia is launching a new visa regime for 49 countries. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years relaxed strict social codes. They stopped segregating men and women in public places and requiring women to wear all-covering black robes or abayas. How to apply Visas will be available online, with […]

Posted on October 1, 2019 by in Cheap Visas, Travel News

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Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia opening doors to 49 countries with the new tourist visa!

Saudi Arabia threw open its doors to foreign tourists on Friday. They are launching a new visa regime for 49 countries and appealing to foreign companies to invest in a sector it hopes will contribute 10 percent of gross domestic product by 2030. The Muslim kingdom, relatively closed off for decades, has in recent years […]

Posted on September 27, 2019 by in Aegean Airlines, Aeromexico, Destinations & Inspiration, Travel Deals, Travel News

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Saudi Arabia tourist visa coming?!, dramatic Air Canada video, Air France to cancel First Class sales tickets, Etihad cuts Teheran and Entebbe, Philippine Airlines now goes nonstop to Toronto

Saudi Arabia tourist visa coming?!, dramatic Air Canada video, Air France to cancel First Class sales tickets, Etihad cuts Teheran and Entebbe, Philippine Airlines now goes nonstop to Toronto

– Saudia Arabia seems to be serious about issuing tourist visas next year Initially the talk was just of the ‘special tourist zones’ near the Read Sea but it now seems to plan a wider e-visa similar to what Bahrain does for most countries (some countries like the US get a visa on arrival as […]

Posted on December 22, 2017 by in Saudia

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Saudia Arabia forms blockade coalition against Qatar – major travel impact, United Airlines cuts Caracas flights

Saudia Arabia forms blockade coalition against Qatar – major travel impact, United Airlines cuts Caracas flights

– major news today as Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Yemen have announced a blockade of Qatar land, air and sea routes Saudia Arabia and it’s affiliates have grown increasingly angered over the role Qatar has taken to position itself as a mediator between the many factions in the region. The […]

Posted on June 5, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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Are the business class cheap tickets Europe to Asia the beginning of a new airline pricing paradigm?, direct flights from Houston to Angola!, IHG on the march in Middle East and Africa

Are the business class cheap tickets Europe to Asia the beginning of a new airline pricing paradigm?, direct flights from Houston to Angola!, IHG on the march in Middle East and Africa

– if you live in Europe and are somewhat flexible with airports in the region – the deals to Bangkok in Business Class are spectacular! Qatar Airways is my favorite product and its cheap from Venice and Stockholm and Gotenburg. However KLM has matched that from Amsterdam now. What is interesting is that for many […]

Posted on May 2, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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Qatar adds 12 destinations incl. San Francisco!, Qatar closes Meriadana, Pointbreaks now bookable, Malaysia Airlines turnaround, Chase cracking down on Business cards for personal use?

Qatar adds 12 destinations incl. San Francisco!, Qatar closes Meriadana, Pointbreaks now bookable, Malaysia Airlines turnaround, Chase cracking down on Business cards for personal use?

– Qatar has been announcing 12 new destinations (most are 2018) including – finally – San Francisco Qatar Airways on Monday announced 12 new destinations for 2017-18, including San Francisco. Other destinations include Cardiff, Malaga, Mykonos, Accra, Kiev, Prague, Mombasa and Abidjan. The airline also said that the launch of flights to Las Vegas had […]

Posted on April 24, 2017 by in Qatar Airways

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New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

New inflight electronics ban, $30 off every flight, 20% off Hyatt stays, changes to the Alaska Companion Pass, Condor is Alaska Airlines newest partner

– Bloomberg has the scoop on the new electronics ban for flights from Middle Eastern countries to the US A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca […]

Posted on March 21, 2017 by in Airline Reviews

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