A new sustainable tourism destination has been announced for the futuristic Neom megaproject in Saudi Arabia.
While in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is crowned third best destination urban in the world. around the world to soak up the winter sun as a new Maldivian airline celebrates its launch in Dubai.
Here's a round-up of the latest travel and travel news tourism I lost.
New Maldives airline to launch next month
Beond, a new premium airline from the Maldives, this week revealed the design of his aircraft as part of an event project in Dubai. Its first aircraft is a 44-passenger Airbus A319 in a fully flat configuration, which will be displayed at the Dubai Airshow next month.
The airline's first flight is expected to take off next month. The first flight to Riyadh leaves on 9 November, followed by Munich on 15 November and Zurich on 17 November. The Milan and Dubai connections will be launched in March. Ultimately, the goal is to serve passengers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
"Our goal is simple: to bring our guests to “Bringing you the most exclusive places and pristine destinations where you can unleash your inner explorer on the most unforgettable vacation of your life,” said Tero Taskila, CEO and founder of Beond.
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Guinness World Record for Saadiyat Island Getaways
Largest view of Messages in a bottle gave Saadiyat Island a Guinness World Record this month.
Participants were invited to write a short note expressing their affection for the island of Abu Dhabi or sharing his personal thoughts on the topic of love.
These tickets were packaged in 1,100 bottles and taken to the Saadiyat Beach Club, where an artist sand local arranged them in a large installation that formed the words "I Heart Saadiyat Island".
All materials used were environmentally friendly, including bottles of glass, recyclable paper and jute twine, highlighting the island's commitment to protecting its natural environment and native wildlife.
Neom announces Leyja, its new sustainable tourist destination.
Neom, Saudi Arabia's multibillion-dollar futuristic megaproject, has announced its latest plans for a tourist destination for an area called Leyja dada.
The area begins on the coast of the Gulf of Aqaba and winds inland to form a valley sandwiched between 400 meter high mountains. According to a statement, around 95% of Leyja will be preserved by nature, while the remainder will combine ecological design and construction techniques to ensure the village blends into the landscape.
There will be three hotels, each with 40 rooms and 120 boutique rooms and suites. The first property will focus on active adventures as the project climbs the wadi walls like a ladder, bending towards the cliff top and valley sides. The second property will be located in the heart of the wadi's largest oasis, while the third will be a wellness retreat with a reflective facade that will reflect the walls of the surrounding valley.
Excellent There will also be rooftop restaurants and infinity pools, while guests will have the opportunity to take part in guided wadi walks, mountain bike trails and mountain adventures. 'climbing.
Abu Dhabi named for the third time in the world due to the tropical winter sun
This is the result of a new study conducted by the British site Travelbag, part of the airline services provider dnata and travels to the best travel destinations around the world. A world for winter sun.
We looked at which cities have the most hours of sunshine per day throughout the season. Cape Town was rated the sunniest winter destination, averaging 10.25 hours of sunshine per day between October and January, while Santiago, Chile came second with 9.25 hours and Abu Dhabi third with nine.
Dubai came fourth with 8.75 hours, tied with Doha, Phoenix, Bali, Johannesburg and Riyadh. Jaipur, India, completes the top 10.
Dubai starts winter camping season on Tuesday
Dubai Municipality has announced the start of the temporary winter camping season, which will start on Tuesday and last until the end of April in Al Awir. Urban area.
Family campsites have been set up so that visitors can enjoy the desert in winter, with all the equipment, services and comforts necessary for a stay safe and comfortable. . experience.
Determined people and the elderly can book pitches in front of designated campsites, while spaces are also reserved for traders to offer goods and services to campers.
Campers can begin registering their winter camp requests at wintercamp.dm.gov .ae and once these permits are granted, applicants will be able to build their own campsite with a temporary fence, as long as it is intended for family use.
Amsterdam will raise city taxes on next year
Although Amsterdam already has the highest tourist tax in Europe, visiting the Dutch capital will become even more expensive, according to a new budget published by the city government.
The daily rate for day guests on cruise ships will increase from 8 to 11 euros (between 8 and 10.50 and 11.60 dollars), while the price of the night will be included in the price of the The hotel room becomes 12.5% of the room price.
“The tourist tax will be further increased” to finance additional expenses and allow visitors to give a greater contribution to the city,” the document reads.
This comes at a time when the city faces growing problems of overtourism.