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Qatar Airways wins five awards from 'TripAdvisor'

Qatar Airways wins five awards from 'TripAdvisor'

Qatar Airways garnered additional praise from TripAdvisor as it was recognised as a Travelers’ Choice Winner for ‘Airline: Middle East’ and ‘Economy Class: Middle East’.

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australians travelling in Russia were warned on Sunday of the possibility of harassment due to heightened tensions over the two countries' tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats.

US visa seekers will have to disclose social media

US visa seekers will have to disclose social media

According to a State Department plan published on Friday, visa seekers -- whether visitors or would-be immigrants -- will be presented with a list of social media platforms.

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

"Our public art offering at HIA aims to inspire travellers as well as local talents flying through the airport,” QM’s chief strategic planning officer Khalid Yousef al-Ibrahim said.

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Airlines turn to technology to solve overbooking puzzle

Being offered cash at the gate to take a later flight because of overbooking may become a rarity if technology being examined by major airlines such as British Airways, JetBlue and Qantas catches on.

Ooredoo, HIA thank travellers for taking, sharing pictures

Ooredoo, HIA thank travellers for taking, sharing pictures

The photo booth was open from September 1 to 6 and invited families and friends to take pictures in the booth and then share them on social media.

Train passengers stranded by fires in southern France

Train passengers stranded by fires in southern France

Forest fires east of Marseille have left thousands of travellers stranded across southern France, French rail officials and media reported on Sunday.

Travellers face delays as Barcelona airport security staff strike

Travellers face delays as Barcelona airport security staff strike

Holidaymakers faced delays and long queues at Barcelona's El Prat airport on Friday, the first day of strikes by security staff that may be stepped up in coming weeks.

Qatar Airways to launch 26 'exciting' new destinations

Qatar Airways to launch 26 'exciting' new destinations

Qatar Airways is launching as many as 26 “exciting” new destinations until end-2018, the national carrier said on Tuesday. These include Chiang Mai (Thailand); Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco and Santiago, Chile.

Qatar Airways to launch extra daily flight to Moscow

Qatar Airways to launch extra daily flight to Moscow

Qatar Airways has added extra flights to Moscow, bringing the total to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital.

Qatar shares jump to cross 9,000 mark

Qatar shares jump to cross 9,000 mark

Ahead of Eid al-Fitr holidays, the Qatar Stock Exchange rebounded strongly to cross the 9,000 level with more than 95% of the traded stocks extending gains and capitalisation expanding about QR15bn.

Interior Ministry issues safety tips for travellers

Interior Ministry issues safety tips for travellers

The Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued an advisory, titled ‘Have a Pleasant Trip’, in view of the upcoming summer vacation.