Tourism

Sixth Edition of ‘Health & Tourism 2019’ Campaign Concludes

Sixth Edition of ‘Health & Tourism 2019’ Campaign Concludes

Sharjah: The Health Promotion Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, SCFA, concluded the activities and events of the 6th edition of the “Health & Tourism 2019” campaign, with a sports event held yesterday in collaboration with Wasit Youth Centre, Sharjah. The event also witnessed the participation of Sharjah Children, one of the institutions of Rubu’ Qarn, RQ. The closing ceremony was attended by the Health Promotion Department staff and representatives of the participating […]

Maldives reports significant rise in Middle East visitor figures with a 19.7% Increase during the first six months of 2019  

Maldives reports significant rise in Middle East visitor figures with a 19.7% Increase during the first six months of 2019  

DUBAI- Latest figures from the Ministry of Tourism, Maldives show that the destination saw a 19.7% increase in the number of travellers from the Middle East who visited in the first six months of 2019 when compared with the same period in 2018. The arrivals from Middle East were 27,679 from January to June 2019 and this represents an increase of 19.7% when compared with 2018, which welcomed 23,130. This year the Maldives will further […]

UAE medical tourism sales top AED 12 billion  in 2018: Analysis

UAE medical tourism sales top AED 12 billion  in 2018: Analysis

DUBAI – Medical tourism sales in the UAE increased 5.5% year-over-year to reach AED 12.1 billion in 2018 with growth supported by a number of government-led initiatives and the rising number of medical tourists in the country, new analysis released by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry revealed. The analysis, based on recent data from Euromonitor International and Fitch Solutions, found that health expenditure in the UAE amounted to an estimated AED 50.3 billion in […]

SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

SriLankan Airlines welcomes free visa on arrival facility to 48 countries

COLOMBO – SriLankan Airlines welcomes the launch of the free visa on arrival facility that the Government of Sri Lanka is providing to citizens of 48 countries in Australasia, Europe and North America from 1st August for a period of six months as part of a concerted effort to boost tourism into the Indian Ocean island nation. Sri Lanka’s National Carrier is in the forefront of global initiatives to strengthen the country’s tourism industry, working with […]

Eid Al Adha Festivities at Sharjah’s Al Noor Island that will Make You More Creative

Eid Al Adha Festivities at Sharjah’s Al Noor Island that will Make You More Creative

Sharjah: One of Sharjah’s most spectacular architectural enclaves that marries nature with modernism, the Al Noor Island (ANI), is inviting the UAE’s families for a memorable Eid Al Adha celebration, dotted with a mix of four fun and creative activities that’ll certainly capture imaginations of all age groups. The dreamy island, home to one of the largest butterfly collections in the country, is bringing exciting crafts and colouring activities, starting with the destination’s popular year-round […]

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