Maxwell Falls: A beautiful waterfall hike in Evergreen that's being overused

Proximity to scenic beauty does have its drawbacks. Sometimes it creates tension, overcrowding and calls for better management, especially in a state with a booming population and record-breaking crowds in outdoor spaces, and that’s certainly the case at Maxwell Falls in the foothills of Jefferson County. Only five miles southwest of Evergreen, the hike to […]

NYC’s Museum of Natural History to Remove Teddy Roosevelt Statue

An iconic statue of President Theodore Roosevelt, which has greeted visitors outside the doors of New York City’s American Museum of Natural History for 80 years, is being removed after years of complaints. Critics have charged that the statue – which features Roosevelt sitting atop a horse with a Native American man standing on one […]

Emirates ready to help relaunch Dubai's tourism industry

Tourists will be welcomed back to the city from July 7 under relaxation of Covid-19 travel restrictions The chairman of Emirates Airline and Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The chairman of Emirates Airline and Group, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, is confident the Dubai-based carrier is ready to play its part in […]

Saudi Arabia starts $4bn Tourism Development Fund

Fund has $45bn in memorandum of understandings signed with private banks The launch is part of the first phase of the National Tourism Strategy, which focuses on developing and enhancing 38 sites across seven destinations by 2022. Image: AFP/Getty Images Saudi Arabia has started a fund with an initial capital of $4 billion to develop […]

COVID-19: Looking for a trip in the Middle East? These are your options

During three months of lockdown, tens of thousands of travellers will have had their holidays cancelled. Many will have found claiming a refund an uphill struggle. So what are your rights when it comes to Covid cancellations? Here’s everything you need to know. My package holiday has been cancelled. What are my rights? Under the […]

What You Need to Know for Travel to Cancun This Summer

There was no need for a massive advertising blitz. Cancun has reopened to tourists. And tourists know it. “I’ve been stuck in New York City in my apartment for three months, so I decided that (being) on the beach somewhere open was probably a good call,” web designer Sam Leon, 31, told Reuters News Service […]

What Travelers Can Expect When Arriving in Alaska

The State of Alaska revised its Health Mandate 10 last week to allow travelers entering Alaska from out of state to forego the current fourteen-day quarantine rule, provided that they meet one of the following requirements: —Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 result from a test performed within 72 hours of departure. (Proof of negative […]

Eiffel Tower to Reopen June 25

Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower will reopen on June 25, according to a report in Reuters. The closure due to the coronavirus outbreak is the longest since World War II as the attraction has been closed for more than three months. When the tower does reopen, visitors will be required to wear masks unless under the […]

Covid-19: UAE unveils new guidelines for hotels

Facilities are allowed to operate with strict guidelines in place to ensure the safety of guests and staff Hotels employees must be temperature screened several times as part of new UAE guidelines for hotels as the country reopens its economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it was announced on Thursday. As part of the guidelines released […]

Saudi nationals optimistic on post Covid-19 travel, survey shows

More than one-third of Saudi respondents to an Almosafer poll expressed a preference for domestic travel A majority of Saudi nationals are confident enough to travel as Covid-19 restrictions ease, according to a new survey from omni-channel travel brand Almosafer. According to the survey, 73 percent of Saudis are confident to go with restrictions partially […]