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Stay at Oman’s newest hotel: Alila Jabal Akhdar

Stay at Oman’s newest hotel: Alila Jabal Akhdar

Oman’s newest five star hotel – Alila Jabal Akhdar – has opened and will be featured by UK operator Corinthian Travel on its 8-day Classic Oman trip.

Christian Travel that helps fellow Christians

Christian Travel that helps fellow Christians

A Christian pilgrimage holiday company, Lightline Pilgrimages, based in deep, rural Essex, is going the extra mile to design itineraries to the Holy Land that directly benefit and support the local Christian communities of Jerusalem, Palestine and Israel.

Spring walking in Jordan, in style (and in private)

Spring walking in Jordan, in style (and in private)

There is so much more to discover in Jordan than deserts and dunes, especially in springtime; valleys carpeted with colourful wild flowers, thickly forested hillsides, rivers flowing through deep gorges, towering cliffs and waterfalls, and the glittering Dead Sea.

easyJet’s inaugural flight from London Gatwick to Tel Aviv takes-off

easyJet, the UK and London Gatwick’s largest airline, has celebrated the take-off of the airline’s first flight from London Gatwick to Tel Aviv, Israel.

Lightline Pilgrimages appointed Official and Preferred Pilgrimage Partner for the Diocese of Jerusalem

Lightline Pilgrimages appointed Official and Preferred Pilgrimage Partner for the Diocese of Jerusalem

The UK’s leading pilgrimage holiday company Lightline Pilgrimages has been appointed as the Official and Preferred Pilgrimage Partner for the Diocese of Jerusalem, having worked for a decade to support the local Christian communities of Palestine and Israel.

Studying abroad - What you need to know

Choosing to study abroad can be a big decision. It's an exciting and challenging idea that appeals to many people, whether through pursuing post-education or simply by following one of the many Israel study abroad programmes.

Jordan & Jerusalem - an epic journey

Jordan & Jerusalem - an epic journey

North Africa and Middle East specialist Corinthian Travel has launched a brand new 10-day trip entitled Jordan & Jerusalem.

Purobeach launches an urban oasis in Dubai

Purobeach launches an urban oasis in Dubai

This autumn, the iconic global brand Purobeach brings the ultimate lifestyle concept to the city of Dubai with its hotly anticipated opening at Conrad Dubai.

Corinthian Travel expects return of Iran Tourism by 2014

Corinthian Travel expects return of Iran Tourism by 2014

Hugh Fraser, Managing Director of North Africa and Middle East specialist Corinthian Travel is optimistic that tourism will return to Iran before the end of 2014.

Lent Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2014

Lent Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2014

Lightline Pilgrimages has created the ultimate pre-Easter Holy Week trip entitled ‘A Lent Pilgrimage to the Holy Land’.

Abu Dhabi's first Gary Rhodes restaurant opens at The St Regis Abu Dhabi

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi has opened Rhodes 44, the capital's first restaurant by the Michelin-starred celebrity chef Gary Rhodes.

A new family holiday in Oman

North Africa and Middle East specialist Corinthian Travel has a new family itinerary to Oman which combines soft adventure and discovering wildlife whilst enjoying the country’s stunning scenery and white sandy beaches on the edge of the Arabian Sea.

M&C opens first alcohol-free luxury hotel in Oman

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels continues to tap into the potential of the Sultanate of Oman with the announcement of its second hotel in the region.

Abu Dhabi's Volvo Ocean Race stopover to be Cowes of Arabia

Abu Dhabi's Volvo Ocean Race stopover to be Cowes of Arabia

Abu Dhabi's planned hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15 could become the key sailing and community waterfront event of Arabia on the lines of the UK's highly successful Cowes Week regatta, according to Emirati Adil Khalid who will contest the global sailing race as a member of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand of landmark hotels, has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the brand's first hotel in the UAE and the 25th addition to the global Waldorf Astoria portfolio of 25 hotels and resorts, globally.