Taiwan attends ATM travel show, taking steps to make inroads into Middle East market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new initiative to promote Taiwan’s tourism was announced on April 28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The first-ever partnership between Taiwan’s Tourism B...

Taiwan eyes more tourists from Middle East, Muslim-majority countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan has dedicated itself to becoming a Muslim-friendly travel destination in recent years, with more than 150 restaurants, hotels, and other business operations having obtain...

Emirates CEO says US laptop carry-on ban still puzzles him

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates says he "can't dig into somebody's mind" to understand why the U.S. instituted a ban on laptops and other ...

Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Egypt's tourism levels are still around a third of what they once were, and despite security concerns Egypt's tourism minister insists the country's popular Red Sea ...

Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers, Qatar Airways, says passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passe...