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Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

QM highlights sites outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day 2020

QM highlights sites outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day 2020

Qatar Museums (QM) is highlighting the country’s heritage sites, cultural traditions and experiences, and other tourism destinations outside Doha to mark World Tourism Day (WTD) 2020.

Qatar is now a major tourism destination in region: al-Baker

Qatar is now a major tourism destination in region: al-Baker

HE the Secretary-General of Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and GCEO of Qatar Airways Akbar al-Baker underlined that the tourism sector in Qatar has witnessed tremendous growth over a relatively short period of time..

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Virgin seeks to revive supersonic commercial flight -- but faster

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic on Monday announced a partnership with engine-maker Rolls-Royce to build a supersonic commercial airplane that flies at three times the speed of sound.

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to see Kenya's abundant wildlife.

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

Coronavirus leaves Spain's interior a tourist desert

The Santos Bar, across from Cordoba's celebrated mosque, would normally be groaning with tourists tucking into its trademark Spanish tortillas.

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to tourists from Europe

Italy reopens to travellers from Europe on Wednesday, three months after the country went into coronavirus lockdown, with all hopes pinned on reviving the key tourism industry as the summer season begins.

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Govt measures to bolster Qatar's real estate sector: Ezdan

Qatar’s exemption of the hospitality and tourism, retail sectors and commercial complexes from electricity and water consumption charges for a period of six months will bolster the country’s real estate sector, Ezdan has said in a report.

Health expert lauds Qatar’s potential as regional medical tourism hub

Health expert lauds Qatar’s potential as regional medical tourism hub

Qatar has the potential to attract local and international clients as a major medical tourism hub in the region, a health expert has said.

Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office opens in Doha

Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office opens in Doha

The Visit Saint Petersburg City Tourism information office is now open in Doha at Tawfeeq Travels in Shoumoukh Towers.

Investment in Qatar’s tourism sector expected to reach $4bn by 2028: Ezdan

Investment in Qatar’s tourism sector expected to reach $4bn by 2028: Ezdan

Investment in Qatar’s tourism sector is expected to reach $4bn, while tourism's share in the country’s GDP will reach $36.57bn by 2028, a new report by Ezdan has shown.

Four South Korean trekkers among seven missing in Nepal avalanche

Four South Korean trekkers among seven missing in Nepal avalanche

Seven trekkers, including four South Koreans, went missing in Nepal's northwest Himalayan region after an avalanche hit their trail, local police and hiking officials said on Saturday.