Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) inked an accord with Saleh Al-Jasser, the director general, Saudi Arabian Airlines, to meet the growing...
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Tracing Islamic heritage in Tbilisi

Perched on both sides of the Kura River is Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. Today, the country is predominantly Christian. Once upon a time, as the center of the Emirate of Tbilisi, Muslims ruled here.

The majestic Madain Saleh

AL-HIJR: Dating back to the second century BC, the Nabataean archaeological site, known as Madain Saleh, has long been hidden from foreign visitors in the Kingdom.

Must-see in NYC

New York City has something for everyone in your family: The bright lights, the hustle and bustle of yellow taxicabs and pedestrians, the famous sites we all know through films and TV series...

Contrasting Muscat

Squeezing itself between the mountains and the ocean, Muscat offers some picturesque vistas of urban scenes with rugged mountains in the backdrop.

Buoyant Berlin

The second half of the 20th century is an age that many Berliners might want to forget.

Yodelling all the way in the Alps

Go hiking in the Alps around Salzburg these days and you won’t be surprised to hear a resounding “Hol-la ra-e ho-e he!“

Dubai’s cruise tourism set for major boost

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries are the venues for introductory workshops on cruise tourism organized for the first time by the Dubai government’s department of tourism and commerce marke

Al-Zall Market: the oldest, most-visited in Riyadh

There is an old market in the capital that gives Riyadh a special atmosphere.

Al-Qasba: A complete family destination

Sharjah’s premier tourist, leisure and cultural destination Al-Qasba attracted over 1.3 million visitors in the first half of 2012, according to figures released b

Madain Saleh can create jobs, says a senior ulema member

JEDDAH: Sheikh Abdullah bin Munea, council member of senior Ulema, visited Madain Saleh and Al-Ula historical sites with the permanent Fatwa Committee in order to identify the borders of Madain Sal

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