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  • Kuwait Airlines cancels its five Airbus A350 Orders

    Published on : Friday, April 10, 2020

    Kuwait Airways canceled a portion of its original Airbus A350 order. Back in 2013, it made an order for 10 of the aircraft type. News broke in 2018 that the airline had canceled five orders for the A350. It’s taken …

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  • Kuwait suspends commercial flights to confront spread of COVID-19

    Published on : Friday, March 13, 2020

    As part of efforts to confront spread of COVID-19, Kuwait has decided to suspend commercial flights to and from the country, starting from March 13. The decision was made at a meeting of the Kuwaiti government, on Wednesday.   At …

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  • Kuwait to shut down airport due to coronavirus spread until further notice

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    In light of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Kuwait has decided to shut down all commercial flights from Friday, the 13th of March 2020 for an indefinite amount of time. The decision comes following the announcement of a 14 days long …

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  • Kuwait lifts travel restrictions for passengers

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

     The order requiring medical certificates for Indian travelling to the country amid the Coronavirus scare in the region has been lifted by the Civil Aviation Authority.   Jazeera Airways is taking additional precautionary measures to provide the safety and wellbeing …

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  • Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre Kuwait hosts Testahlon Festival

    Published on : Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre, a five-star hotel and one of the largest convention centres in the area located at the heart of Kuwait hosted the second edition of Testahlon festival. The festival is organized to acknowledge the important accomplishments …

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  • WMO: Scorching temperature in Kuwait and Pakistan recorded highest

    Published on : Wednesday, June 19, 2019

    The World Meteorological Organization has announced that two recent temperature readings have been accepted among the hottest recorded on Earth. One of the scorching marks came from the Middle East, the other from South Asia.     It hit 53.9 …

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  • Kuwait aiming to develop its tourism scene in line with the ‘New Kuwait’ or ‘Vision 2035’

    Published on : Thursday, March 7, 2019

    As part of its plan to transform the country into an international business and financial hub, the State of Kuwait is aiming to develop its tourism sector in line with the ‘New Kuwait’ or ‘Vision 2035’. The strategic plan for …

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  • Hyatt Regency hotel opens in Kuwait

    Published on : Thursday, January 10, 2019

    Hyatt Regency brand is reintroduced in Kuwait. Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in collaboration with Tamdeen Group, has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Al Kout Mall.       The hotel is set up in the city’s largest waterfront retail and …

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  • China opens visa application centre in Kuwait

    Published on : Monday, December 17, 2018

    VFS Global opened a new China visa application centre in Kuwait.     The launch of the centre in Kuwait City marks the opening of a third such visa submission facility in the Middle East after the launch of similar …

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  • Jazeera Airways commences direct flights between Mumbai and Kuwait from Mumbai AIrport

    Published on : Thursday, May 10, 2018

    Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is set to welcome another international airline, Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways, which will commence operations between the Middle Eastern country and India’s financial capital, Mumbai from May 10, 2018.     The airline has started operations to Mumbai with 7 …

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  • Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa celebrates 5 years of success

    Published on : Wednesday, May 2, 2018

    Since the day it opened its doors on May 7th, 2013, Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has consistently raised the level of luxury hospitality, creating memorable experiences through unmatched unique services.   This year, the hotel proudly celebrates five …

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  • Lack of local tourism options is forcing Kuwaitis to look for vacations abroad

    Published on : Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    According to a tourism specialist, Kuwaitis’ spending on short vacations abroad is leading to draining of their resources and savings, especially for families with limited income.   However, due to the lack of local recreational options, most Kuwaiti families look …

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  • UAE introduces VAT for the first time

    Published on : Monday, January 1, 2018

    The United Arab Emirates have introduced value added tax (VAT) for the first time.     It has already introduced road tolls and a tourism tax and it will apply for services such as vehicle registration. According to the economists, …

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  • Marriott Hotels of Kuwait appoints new cluster DoSM

    Published on : Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    Marriott Hotels of Kuwait has welcomed Samer Gerges as their new cluster of director of sales and marketing.   In his brand new role, Gerges would oversee all sales, marketing and reservations activities at JW Marriott Hotel, Arraya Ball Room …

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  • KSA, UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain visitors to UK up 6.6% in 2016

    Published on : Friday, December 8, 2017

    The UK welcomed over 350,000 visitors from the UAE; more than 150,000 from KSA; over 100,000 from Kuwait and just under 50,000 from Bahrain, which included nationals as well as expatriate residents.   Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, ATM, said: …

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  • Sri Lanka tourism aims GCC with roadshows

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will launch a promotional roadshow which will have a delegation of Sri Lanka Tourism officials, as well as Sri Lanka’s leading hotels and tourism stakeholders and will visit the cities of Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and …

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  • Trends show UAE citizens love to travel the most

    Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017

    The Middle East is one of the fastest growing tourist generating regions in the world, and Cleartrip showed that UAE citizens and residents loved to travel the most. the average number of trips per individual in the last six months …

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  • QTA hosts roadshow to lure Omani and Kuwaiti tourists

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has recently hosted a roadshow with an aim to promote the country as a premier tourist local in the regions of Oman and Kuwait.   The partners from the private sector and senior QTA officials presented …

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  • UK travellers might soon face laptop ban on US flights

    Published on : Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    Similar to the proposed ban imposed on travellers from several Middle Eastern countries, the Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the US from UK airports carrying laptops. Quoting anonymous sources, Guardian suggested the current proposals might widen the …

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  • UAE succeeds attracting more visitors with longer length of stay

    Published on : Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    UAE has succeeded in attracting visitors to stay longer: either having long layovers for connections between Europe and the America with Asian destinations, or simply staying long to enjoy UAE as a full destination. Visitors that stayed 1 to 3 …

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