So, how powerful is your country’s passport in 2018?
Germany retains 1st place on the Henley Passport Index for the fifth year running, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 177 countries in total in 2018, up from 176 countries in 2017. Singapore ranks 2nd globally on the 2018 edition of the index, with visa-free access to 176... Read more
Filipinos to benefit from Cebu Pacific’s new innovations
Cebu Pacific (CEB), the Philippines’ largest carrier, has launched new customer service innovations, coinciding with the peak travel season when thousands of Filipinos are either flying home or flying out for the holidays. CEB is investing over Dh4.4 million per year over the next five years to significantly improve... Read more
Enjoy the festive season in Mediterranean Cyprus
If you are looking for a Mediterranean island destination that is only four hours’ flying time from the UAE and is one that offers unique year-end festivities then look no further than charming Cyprus. While the island’s ambience is already in high festive gear, the weather will not be... Read more
Hurry up! Ireland wants you to visit this festive season
With the festive season now in full swing just imagine sitting by a turf-fuelled fire, cosy and warm in wild, untouched countryside. The winter frost on the trees along the rugged coastline creates a magical festive setting, with lights brightening the towns and cities all across the island of... Read more
Emirates wants you to arrive early at Terminal 3 this December
Emirates passengers are being advised to arrive early at Dubai airport during the current busy holiday travel season. The advisory comes as the Dubai-based airline expects one of its highest passenger traffic periods for 2017 as UAE residents head abroad to celebrate the festive season with family and friends... Read more
How to enjoy any cruise with these 5 easy to follow tips
When it comes to a dream cruise, everyone has their own idea of the ideal vacation. The beautiful ocean waves breaking against the bow beneath you, the warm breeze blowing against your hair and the lure of new, unexplored destinations off in the distance. If you’re lucky, maybe your... Read more
Flying on Emirates to India during Diwali? Get your traditional sweets onboard
Emirates airline will offer special Diwali delicacies on all flights to India from Dubai for the Indian festival of lights. The special treats will be available to the airline’s passengers across all classes during the Diwali week celebrations, from October 16 to 22, 2017. Diwali, the festival of lights,... Read more
UAE-based Filipinos can now pay domestic terminal fee with CEB ticket
Here’s an update! Overseas Filipinos (OFs) in the UAE can now pay the Domestic Passenger Service Charge (DPSC), commonly known as ‘Terminal Fee’, right at the point of booking and no longer need to queue up at counters when they book their flights with Cebu Pacific. Cebu Pacific has... Read more
Oman unveils eVisa service to attract international tourists
Oman has launched a new eVisa service aimed at getting more international travellers to visit the country. Tourists planning to visit Oman can now apply online for visas by submitting their applications at evisa.rop.gov.om/. The online facility is good for non-sponsored tourist visas for citizens of 67 countries as... Read more
Make waves for the magnificent Maldives this year
With the long summer stretching on and the upcoming Islamic New Year holiday looming on the horizon now is as good a time as any other to visit the beautiful Maldives. So, pack those bags and embark on an authentic adventure involving unbridled exploration and encompassing relaxed island living... Read more