1 hr ago
CDC updates notice for travelers to the Arabian Peninsula due to coronavirus
Although the federal health agency does not recommend that anyone change their travel plans because of these cases of the novel coronavirus , and the World Health Organization does not currently recommend the application of any travel or trade restrictions, CDC recommends that US travelers to countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula monitor their ... (more)
5 hrs ago
Jeddah food and hotel expo sets new standards
May 24--JEDDAH -- Saudi Food & Hotel and Hospitality Expo 2013 has been hailed as a major success as it concluded a four-day run in Jeddah.
9 hrs ago
Intelity Partner Infrability Introduces ICE at Kingdom Hotel...
Intelity and Infrability have formed a partnership to provide local sales, service and support to the rapidly growing Middle Eastern hotel market - Intelity's ICE guest service enterprise platform will be showcased by Infrability Solutions at the fifth annual Kingdom Hotel Expansion Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday and Monday.
18 hrs ago
27,000 Indians apply for exit papers to leave Saudi Arabia
Riyadh: India will issue at least 27,000 more emergency certificates to enable its citizens to leave Saudi Arabia for home after a new labour policy came into force in the Gulf Kingdom.
21 hrs ago
600 pinoys in Jeddah 'tent city' coming home soon
Some 600 Overseas Filipino Workers who have been staying at the so-called "Tent City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia are coming home soon according to Vice President Jejomar C. Binay.
Thu May 23, 2013
Saudi debates access to stadiums for women
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is debating whether to allow access to women in sports stadiums after an official backed the idea, triggering a storm in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom where female sports are severely restricted.
Wed May 22, 2013
Asia News Network
Air ticket shortage in Gulf route leaves thousands of Nepalese workers stranded
Around 20,000 Nepali migrant workers have been stranded in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu due to a shortage of air tickets and an exorbitant hike in ticket prices on the Gulf route.
Indian passport problem in Saudi Arabia resolved
The problem of Saudi Arabian immigration authorities not accepting newly designed Indian passports has been resolved, according to the Indian embassy in Riyadh.
Air Arabia takes off to Abha, Saudi Arabia
Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier in the Middle East and North Africa, inaugural flight touched down in Abha, Saudi Arabia, from its primary hub in Sharjah.
From burkhinis in Saudi to beers in Ramallah, your guide to the Middle East's hidden tourism gems
Image 1 of 10: Located in the Beqaa District of Lebanon, Baalbek is was called the 'City of the Sun' by the Romans.
DFA hits group sowing unrest near PH embassy
The Department of Foreign Affairs accused certain individuals, all members of a group in Saudi Arabia, of agitating undocumented overseas Filipino workers who have set up camp near the Philippine Embassy compund in Riyadh in order to sow "disorderly conduct" in the processing of passports and travel documents.
Tue May 21, 2013
Lincoln Daily News
Tunisia announces 3 cases of coronavirus, 1 death
A 66-year-old Tunisian man has died from the new coronavirus following a visit to Saudi Arabia and two of his adult children were infected with it, the Tunisian Health Ministry reported.
Elaf Group receives Best Travel Agency and Excellence in Service Awards during STTIM 2013
Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards, recently honored Mr. Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group of Companies, during the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market 2013 , in recognition of the Group's vast achievements and contributions to the development of the Saudi travel and tourism industry.
Sun May 19, 2013
Saudi Arabia to import near record high diesel this summ...
SINGAPORE/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will import near record high diesel volumes this summer, as it gears up to beat the sweltering heat and meet rising travel needs during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, trade sources said.
Kanoo Shipping participates at Saudi International Marine Services Show 2013
Kanoo Shipping, one of the largest offshore & marine services providers in the Middle East, Operating throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Yemen, Iraq and Sudan.
Second gold price slump encourages sales, in anticipation of wedding season
Gold prices yesterday dropped to their lowest level for the second time in almost a month, sparking a shopping frenzy at gold shops across the Kingdom.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sand, dust and malls in Saudi Arabia
We moved from Auckland to Riyadh in 2009 because my husband gained employment with a large dairy company.
WHO concerned coronavirus spreading person to person
The World Health Organization has issued a blunt assessment of the coronavirus outbreak in Saudi Arabia, acknowledging for the first time that there are concerns the virus may be spreading from person to person, at least in a limited way.
Fri May 17, 2013
Is tourism the world's most destructive enterprise?
And then there are vacations. Yes, vacations - the getaways when we can put aside lofty concerns and remember what living is all about: seeing friends, hosting family reunions, discovering a new artist at a provincial festival and running barefoot on the beach with salt air stinging our cheeks.
Pakistan may face international travel ban following measles outbreak
Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan may face an international travel ban, including a possible ban on Hajj travel by Saudi Arabia, due to its failure to control a measles outbreak.