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  • 14 May 2017

    Is medical tourism the next big thing for the Middle East?

    Since Dubai Healthcare City opened in 2002, medical tourism has been high on the agenda of the Dubai government. But since the launch of its medical tourism vision in 2014, when plans were announced to attract half a million medical tourists by 2020, statistics from Dubai Health Authority (DHA) revealed that…

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  • 14 May 2017

    Egypt hopes ancient finds will boost tourism

    Minya, Egypt: Egypt has unearthed an ancient burial site replete with at least 17 mummies, most fully intact, the latest in a string of discoveries that the country’s antiquities minister described as a helping hand from the crypt for its struggling tourism sector. The funerary site, uncovered eight metres below…

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  • 13 May 2017

    Emirates to launch 3rd daily Brisbane Service

    Emirates announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services. The direct service, to be operated on a B777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 216 in Economy Class, will increase capacity…

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  • 13 May 2017

    Disney Cruise Line launches new cruise itineraries to Quebec City and Bermuda

    Disney Cruise Line will be sailing into the fairytale city of Quebec City beginning next fall, in a new itinerary that will lift anchor from New York.  Along with the Port of Quebec, the sailings will stop at other Quebec locations including Saguenay and Baie-Comeau.  Quebec City is a natural stopover for the brand built…

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  • 01 May 2017

    UAE Visa on arrival for Indians with US visa from 01May

    Indian passport holders with a valid American visa or a Green Card will be eligible to get UAE visa on arrival at all ports starting May 1. The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC) this week circulated a letter to authorities to grant the UAE visa to…

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  • 01 May 2017

    Qatar Airways reveals new destinations for 2018

    Qatar Airways recently announced 12 new destinations for 2018. The following new routes will be added to the airline's extensive worldwide network: San Francisco, US; Cardiff, United Kingdom; Utapao, Thailand; Chittagong, Bangladesh; Mykonos, Greece; Malaga, Spain; Accra, Ghana; Lisbon, Portugal; Abidjan, Ivory Coast; Prague, Czech Republic; Kiev, Ukraine, and Mombasa,…

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