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Exploring Dubai highlights ahead of Expo 2020

The past half-century has seen Dubai complete its transformation from a simple fishing village to a futuristic Middle East metropolis, and next year's Expo 2020 Dubai promises to showcase the best of the city's past, present and future.

11/15/2019 11:10 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


'World's Greatest Show' a chance for UAE, region to shine

The one-year countdown officially began last month for Expo 2020 Dubai, with a campaign starring Black Eyed Peas rapper that invites visitors to what's being billed as "The World's Greatest Show."

11/15/2019 11:05 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Industry applauds S. Africa's scrapping of birth certificate rule

The law, enacted in 2015, prevented minors from entering or leaving the country without an unabridged birth certificate.

10/24/2019 10:50 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


A downtown coffee tour casts a new light on Johannesburg

For a longtime resident of the area who had long avoided the city center for safety reasons, its history and vibrancy (not to mention its fantastic coffee) were a revelation.

10/24/2019 10:00 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


New luxury hotel to open at Victoria Falls

All units in the all-suites property, set to open Dec. 20, will offer guests a relaxing lounge area, spacious bedroom and a secluded veranda.

10/24/2019 09:30 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Radisson Hotel Group adds hotels in Africa

The additions include four that have or will open this year: one in Niger, one in Algeria, one in Kenya and one in Morocco.

10/24/2019 03:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


South African Airways creates advisor education tool

The AfricaPro portal provides information about the airline and the destinations it serves on the continent as well as special offers.

10/24/2019 02:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Sanctuary Retreats gives Nile ship a makeover

The Africa and river cruise specialist said the 64-passenger Sanctuary Nile Adventurer has a new look.

10/23/2019 12:10 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


U.K. lifts ban on Egypt resort flights, 4 years after bombing

U.K. airlines can resume flying to Sharm el-Sheikh, which had been a major package-holiday destination for British tourists.

10/22/2019 02:35 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


A taste of Tel Aviv on Delicious Israel market tour

Katie Lockhart writes: "Carmel Market, the focus of our tour with Delicious Israel, is the heart of Tel Aviv. I don't mean the geographic center; I mean the soul of this modern city."

10/17/2019 11:55 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


When a business lounge is a destination

I jokingly asked my guide during a recent tour of the Turkish Airlines Business Lounge at the new Istanbul Airport if it was possible to just stay there, rather than taking lodging in the city.

10/17/2019 11:20 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Saudis want to build tourism, but can they end alien-hostile culture?

As Saudi Arabia moves forward with its open visa plan, many questions remain about what tourists will and will not be able to see and visit.

10/15/2019 03:40 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Live like a local? You sure?

What does it mean to "live like a local"? The answer is more complicated than Airbnb and other industry players suggest.

10/14/2019 03:35 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Beyond Europe, small river operators increasingly offer the exotic

While the Mekong, Ganges and the Nile are becoming increasingly mainstream, there are still a few lesser-known options from the Amazon to Africa that offer small-ship expeditions on exotic rivers.

10/09/2019 01:15 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Judean Desert blooms on Sababike cycling tour

There are plenty of great biking trails around the country, and Sababike, a local mountain biking tour operator that offers both daytrips on trails around the country and multiday mountain cycling tours, knows them all.

10/03/2019 01:45 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Saudi Arabia unveils new tourist visas

The one-year, multiple-entry visa scheme allows for stays of up to 90 days at a time and marks the first time the country is allowing foreigners to visit solely for the purpose of tourism.

09/29/2019 07:25 PM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Bespoke Abu Dhabi luxury at Jumeirah Al Wathba

Nadine Godwin writes: Jumeirah's new resort in the Abu Dhabi desert will, on request, prepare custom itineraries for guests. And so it was that the Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa crafted a personal plan for my sister and me for a hosted two-night stay.

09/27/2019 10:25 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Shamwari Reserve package offers glimpse into ancient tracking skills

San hunter-gatherers will demonstrate tracking and other skills, such as fire-making and archery, on guided bush walks at the South African reserve.

09/27/2019 08:00 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Cape Town and N.Y. extend their partnership

The marketing agreement launched two years ago will be strengthened by the first direct flight between the cities, which debuts in December.

09/27/2019 07:45 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]


Gambia shifting its focus to ecotourism

The small West African nation, previously known for its Atlantic beaches, is now touting attractions like its chimpanzee rehab facility and bird-watching in its vast rainforest.

09/27/2019 03:15 AM      [Click Here to Read More...]