Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, is experiencing a record flow of tourists. Israel says October figures were record-breaking. The holy city is located in the occupied West Bank and the ongoing political tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have a direct effect on the tourism industry. To read more, click […]
Turkish street artist Mehmet Emin Turkmen has painted a mural in Istanbul depicting Russian MMA star Khabib Nurmagomedov’s...
The Kalima Translation Project at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), has announced...
The economy in Turkey is suffering, but most of the tables are occupied on the first floor of the Sultanahmet Köftecisi...
A UAE Cabinet decision announced on Sunday granting long-term visas for expatriate retirees is seen as a major social stabilizer and economic booster, attracting more people with advanced skills and enhancing the UAE’s ability to build a knowledge-based economy, experts said. To read more, click here.Read more ›
British holidaymakers are flocking back to destinations that until recently were feared by many to be at risk of unrest or terrorism. The big winners are Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt, although the two Arab countries have yet to recover their full potential, according to the latest findings from ForwardKeys and […]Read more ›
The Saudi government is pushing forward with an ambitious and expensive drive to develop its domestic tourism and entertainment sector, with potentially major consequences for the shape of Saudi society and its economy. To read more, click here.Read more ›
A portrait on loan to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery (NPG) will probably challenge many people’s understanding of early American history, particularly in regards to the presence of Muslims during that formative period. The small 1822 canvas, painted by James Alexander Simpson, is one of two known portraits of Yarrow […]Read more ›
A pizzeria in Multan has suddenly become the focus of consumers’ attention, and not particularly because of aromas and tastes. The reason: a robotic waitress is wandering about the restaurant and serving food to the diners. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Decked in Ottoman-era attire, the Ramadan drummers wander the streets to wake up residents for “sahur” — the last meal before a day of fasting that begins before sunrise. To read more, click here.Read more ›