Tourism

    Saudi Arabia announces new tourist destination on an oil rig – offshore platform
    20 Oct 2021

    Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, announced on its site on October 16 the launch of “THE RIG,” which it said would be the world’s first tourism destination on offshore platforms. The fund, the engine of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s economic transformation plans for Saudi Arabia, manages a portfolio worth $400 […]

    TRSDC unveils spectacular Desert Rock mountain resort
    11 Oct 2021

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, the Red Sea Project (TRSP), has revealed design plans for its new mountain resort named Desert Rock in the beautiful wadi vistas in the west of the country. Created by the world-class architectural design firm, Oppenheim Architecture, Desert Rock […]

    Bahrain attracts $40m in tourism project investments
    25 Sep 2021

    Bahrain’s tourism sector has attracted nearly $40 million worth of new investments in the kingdom’s tourism sector to date, which will help create more than 260 jobs over the next three years, according to a report by the Economic Development Board (EDB).  Bahrain’s EDB is seeking to capitalize on the growth of the country’s tourism […]

    Conservation in the age of COVID-19: adapting to the loss of tourism
    22 Sep 2021

    COVID-19’s impact on the global tourism industry has been severe: The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization found that international tourist arrivals have decreased by 70% globally since January, more than eight times the losses seen after the Great Recession in 2009. That revenue funds people’s livelihoods worldwide, as well as conservation initiatives in some of […]

    Seven Best Parks in Qatar
    20 Sep 2021

    Qatar maintains some lush, green parks despite the Gulf state’s hot climate. These open spaces have jogging trails for those looking for a place to keep active, while some keep kids entertained with pretty features and playgrounds. If you prefer a leisurely activity, unwind with a cup of coffee at a parkside café. We’ve found […]

    Colorful destinations: what to do in every season in Iran?
    20 Sep 2021

    If you think about traveling to Iran whenever the coronavirus is finally behind us, you might wonder what time of year is best. Iran is known for being a destination to fall in love with as its mesmerizing traditional architecture, serene deserts, jagged mountains, emerald jungles, and above all, its hospitable people. It is one […]

    Oman astrotourism: look beyond the skies
    19 Sep 2021

    If you’re the type of person who loves to spot constellations in the night sky or maybe one that wakes up to catch the sunrise, then astrotourism is for you. If you are also an avid shutterbug, then there is nothing like it. Astrotourism is not just stargazing in your back garden or from the […]

    Natural wonders of Bahrain: a guide to the three islands
    18 Sep 2021

    With so many amazing things to do, incredible restaurants and bars to try, and historical attractions to see, we can understand why you’d be tempted to just stick to Bahrain on any visit to the Kingdom. But if you do, you’ll be missing out on some of the best family days out possible. Once you’ve […]

    Adventure tourism spots get ready in Oman to open soon
    15 Sep 2021

    Five Adventure Tourism projects in Oman are all set to open their doors soon, a Gulf News says. Development of mountain trails, Khasab Zipline project, Majlis Al Jinn cave chamber, Wadi Shab and Green Mountain (Jebel Akhdar) are the projects that are getting ready as part of the Oman Vision 2040 Implementation plan. Oman’s ubiquitous […]

    Natural wonders of Iran: virgin environment in Sistan & Baluchestan
    14 Sep 2021

    Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran’s largest province spanning over 1,100 square kilometers, has created a great capacity of tourism by its virgin environment with various species of animals and plants, as well as mountains, deserts, and the sea. The environment of Sistan & Baluchestan Province in southeast Iran has wonderful beauties that have always attracted large […]