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20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

A crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday left 20 people ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the ... Read More

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has indicated plans to fully develop the community of Somerton in St. James, ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company announces new hotel in Rishikesh

Indian Hotels Company announces new hotel in Rishikesh

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asian hospitality company, introduced the Taj brand in Rishikesh with the ... Read More

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla - Saint John Paul II" ... Read More

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

Unique attractions and features at Kumbh Mela at Allahabad in India

The ongoing Kumbh Mela at Allahabad - now called Prayagraj - has many attractions and unique features, the sheer ... Read More

They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca

They’re everywhere – enormous swarm of locusts descends on Mecca

Saudi Arabia's Mecca attracts millions of Muslim pilgrims from across the globe every year, but this time it became ... Read More

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

India train grounded for 2 months: Travelers infuriated

According to the railway authorities, the DMU service between Jammu and Udhampur, train number 7406/74907, shall remain suspended until ... Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 ... Read More

New airport complex opens in India

New airport complex opens in India

The Prime Minister of India opened the new airport complex in Uttar Pradesh yesterday. Read More

Agoda supports Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

Agoda supports Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

Agoda and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supporting the Kingdom’s ... Read More

30 Million Pilgrims: Ministry of Hajj and Umrah sign MoU With Singapore Travel Company

30 Million Pilgrims: Ministry of Hajj and Umrah sign MoU With Singapore Travel Company

The Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) supporting the Kingdom's vision of ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported ... Read More

Jammu and Kashmir to restore Buddhist sites to attract more pilgrims

Jammu and Kashmir to restore Buddhist sites to attract more pilgrims

BARAMULLA, Jammu and Kashmir - In a bid to attract more Buddhist pilgrims, the tourism department in Jammu and ... Read More

The story of Thanksgiving

The story of Thanksgiving

Too often we sit down with our loved ones for our Thanksgiving feast without considering or appreciating its history ... Read More

Fraudsters target Hajj pilgrims

Fraudsters target Hajj pilgrims

Up to percent of UK Muslims planning to take part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage this week will have ... Read More

147 die in Indian festival stampede

147 die in Indian festival stampede

IDUKKI, India – A stampede of pilgrims returning from one of India's most popular Hindu festivals killed 147 people ... Read More

More pilgrims stranded at Lagos airport

More pilgrims stranded at Lagos airport

Lagos — Hundreds of pilgrims for this year's Hajj in Saudi Arabia were at the weekend stranded at the ... Read More

Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu

Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu

Two Hajj pilgrims from Iran have contracted the H1N1 virus, according to reports from the country's official news agency. Read More

Israel preps for pilgrims, pope’s visit

Israel preps for pilgrims, pope’s visit

In preparation for Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Israel this May, the picturesque 40-mile 'Pilgrim's Route' has been revamped, ... Read More

Rise in gay tourism stirs unease in Israel

Rise in gay tourism stirs unease in Israel

Tel Aviv - There is something incongruous about the stretch of beach just under the Hilton Hotel's high perch. ... Read More

All pilgrims’ luggages have been transported back home – Medview Airline

All pilgrims’ luggages have been transported back home – Medview Airline

Medview Airlines has called on pilgrims who travelled to Saudi Arabia for the 2007 hajj with the ailine and ... Read More