Friday 28 November 2014

56 Cyprus beaches win top eco-label

Fifty six Cyprus beaches have been awarded an exclusive eco-friendly label by an international jury, signifying their compliance to stringent environmental regulations, according to a report. The Blue Flag has been awarded to over 3,450 be


Bahrain earmarks $21m for coastal villages

Bahrain is to spend up to BD8 million ($21 million) for developing coastal areas in four key villages within the next two years, a top official has said. The budget will be assigned to improve facilities for residents in Ma'ameer, Buda


Sri Lanka ‘ideal getaway’

Sri Lanka is an ideal getaway for regional travellers being only three and a half hours flying time away from the Gulf, says a regional director of a tourism promotion bureau. “The island nation is one of the most exciting places to visit


Dubai Municipality gives beaches a facelift

The Dubai Municipality has said its environment department has undertaken a project to rejuvenate beaches of the emirate, with the help of the Coastal Management Section. It said the project is part of an integrated and continuous pr

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