Egyptian security forces killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and injured 10 "by accident" on Monday, mistaking a tourist convoy for militants they were chasing in the country's western desert, the ministry of interior said.
The number of tourists visiting Dubai during the recent Eid festival fell sharply compared to last year, a report quoting authorities said.
The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) said 326,074
Hoteliers, retailers and restaurateurs in Bahrain are banking on a rush of tourists from around the region this weekend for the Eid Al Fitr holidays.
They are particularly hoping to benefit from lengthy national holidays in neighb
Thousands of tourists rushed to leave Tunisia on Friday after Britain warned another attack was "highly likely", two weeks after a gunman killed 38 foreign holidaymakers at a beachside hotel.
Tunisia's ambassador sug
International tourism demand continued to be robust between January and April with the Middle East recording a 4 per cent increase in the number of arrivals.
Worldwide, international tourist arrivals increased by 4 per cent betwee
Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia on Saturday, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid sai
Leisure cruising is becoming an increasingly popular option for tourists in Dubai, with prices comparing favourably with staying in five-star hotels, and visitors keen to enjoy the breathtaking views of the city’s waterfront, say industry
Egypt will attract about 20 per cent more visitors this year compared with 2014, the tourism minister said on Monday, as the holiday sector recovers after four years of political upheaval, violence and street protests.
The number of visitors to Dubai rose 8.2 per cent to 13.2 million in 2014, helped by easier entry rules, more business conferences and an expanding entertainment and retail sector, its tourism chief said on Monday.
The emirate sho
Hoteliers from Kenya's Indian Ocean coast region and sprawling game park reserves said tourists have started cancelling trips to the east African nation after Islamist gunmen last week killed 148 people at a university campus.