Festive fervour begins as travel industry celebrates Eid al-Fitr with extravagance

Published on : Friday, July 17, 2015

eid greetingFriday was announced as the first day of Eid al-Fitr, the feast marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.  Eid al-Fitr starts with the sighting of the new moon at sunset today, in accordance with the teachings of Prophet Mohammad.

 

 

Egypt, Turkey, Oman, India and Thailand are the most-sought after travel destinations this year for travel during Eid-Al-Fitar. This year’s top destinations reflect both the local market’s preferences, but also the efforts of outbound destinations to attract travellers from this part of the world.

 

 

Spectacular Celebrations Worldwide:-

 

Travel Destinations:

 

Right from live concerts, entertainment acts and a stunning fireworks display, Dubai’s Eid calendar is already buzzing with fun activities in store for residents that will continue until Wednesday 22 July. The theme of the festivities is ‘United in Celebration’ and will offer residents an opportunity to experience traditional Arabic customs, sample authentic cuisine and take part in cultural activities. The exciting firework display will take place at The Beach, opposite JBR from 8.30pm during the first three days of Eid.

 

Up to 70,000 people are expected to converge on a Birmingham park on Friday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the festival of thanksgiving to mark the end of Ramadan.

 

From a festival in Trafalgar Square organised by the London mayor, to ‘supercar’ spotting outside Harrods, there’s plenty to do in the UK capital over Eid.Over 45,000 people are expected to attend the five Eid prayers at the London Central Mosque.

 

Airline Industry:

 

In light of the fast approaching Eid-Al-Fitar, Turkish Airlines is celebrating the festive spirit with a huge ‘Eid Mubarak’ message painted in Arabic and English on the A321 aircraft.The airline offers its Middle Eastern customers direct flights to Istanbul, Antalya, Izmir, Trabzon and Bursa in Turkey. Globally, it connects passengers to 276 destinations in 110 countries.

 

Qatar Airways strengthened its media relations during the Holy month of Ramadan by welcoming its media colleagues from across the Gulf to a series of Ramadan events in Doha, Dubai, Muscat, and Al Manama.

 

 

Travel And Tour World wishes all our readers “Eid Mubarak”.

 

 

 

 

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