General Travel News

German Road Show In Riyadh

March 29- The launched a tourism road show in Riyadh on Saturday night and is planning similar shows in Jeddah, Kuwait, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and other major Gulf cities.  Michael Morgenstern, counselor at the German Embassy and Stefan Loecherabach with Lufthansa attended the road show.  Germany, which received about a half million Saudi tourists last year, aims to attract even more in 2010-2011.

GNTB director for Asian and Mideast countries, Horst Lommatzch said “The German National Tourist Board is expecting overall growth in overnight stays in 2010-11.”  Lommtatzch said the road shows were organized to boost the growing interest in Germany among Saudi Arabian tourists, and create more awareness about German destinations. Morgenstern also stated that the road show will facilitate networking among industry decision makers in Saudi Arabia, adding that a number of tourism companies from Germany are taking part in the shows around the Gulf.
 

More General Travel News
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 27 April 2019
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of Hajj to try to attract 30 million pilgrims
UAE carriers join hands to celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed on 47th National Day
Latest Travel News
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of ...
Featured Sights To See
Reliant Astrodome

Reliant Astrodome

Houston, United States

Reliant Astrodome, known simply as the Astrodome, is fondly called 'the eighth wonder of the world', and has been home to The Astros, a Major League baseball team.  Designed by engineer Jack Boyd Buckley, it is a multi-purpose stadium designed for both baseball and football.  It is most known for the artificial grass used called Astroturf.   Website: www.reliantpark.com/relianta...

Summer Palace

Summer Palace

Beijing, China

When the Hailingwang Emperor of the Jin Dynasty moved the capital back to Beijing, he needed a new palace to escape the sweltering summers.  The site he chose was on Gold Mountain (now Longevity Hill), about 12km northwest of Beijing.  The Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty renovated the palace and the gardens in the 18th century.  Kunming Lake was expanded to resemble the famous West Lake in Ha...

Centre Georges-Pompidou

Centre Georges-Pompidou

Paris, France

One of Paris’ most striking buildings was only completed in 1977.  The Centre George Pompidou, also known as the Beaubourg, was designed in the postmodern, high-tech architecture style by architects Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers.   The industrial façade and exposed interior are in striking contrast with the surrounding neighborhood of Marais and the 4th arrondissement, one of the oldest are...

East Delhi

East Delhi

New Delhi, India

This area boasts nothing spectacular. Thus, it would only be worth a visit if you want to really see the grit of New Delhi and observe how the average Jane and Joe go about their day....