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Qatar Airways wins four Skytrax awards

Qatar Airways wins four Skytrax awards

The awards demonstrate the quality of Qatar Airways’ unrivalled level of service, a statement by the airline said.

Precaution urged to avoid diseases during travel

Precaution urged to avoid diseases during travel

“All travellers are counselled at our clinics to take precautions about food- and water-borne diseases."

Qatar Airways launches on-board children’s programme

Qatar Airways launches on-board children’s programme

Qatar Airways has launched its ‘Oryx Kids Club’ on-board children's programme, offering an enhanced experience for its youngest travellers.

HIA brings Garangao celebrations to travellers

HIA brings Garangao celebrations to travellers

Passengers passing through Hamad International Airport (HIA) were able to take part in the celebrations of Garangao, a Ramadan tradition with deep roots in the Qatari culture that celebrates heritage.

Qatar Airways seeks to bring more travellers to Cardiff

Qatar Airways seeks to bring more travellers to Cardiff

Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar al-Baker was addressing a press conference in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, to mark the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight.

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.