General Travel News

Mount Lebanon summer resort project on track

June 6 - Dr. Mohammad Sadeqi met with Usta Aba Rjaili, who is head of the Bu Hamdoun Al-Mahatta Municipality, in Beirut to review the Mount Lebanon public service summer resort project. Dr. Sadeqi is resident representative of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED). Heads of the municipalities of Shabania, Hammana, and Falugha attended the meeting. 

Participants were given a presentation of the project plan which is expected to be finalized in one year.  The project, which is estimated to cost USD 7 million, aims to consolidate public service of relevant areas including infrastructure, water, and electricity.  Sadeqi said during the meeting that “KFAED chose consultants who will prepare designs, bid documents, and supervise the project implementation.” He stressed that KFAED and other bodies need to work together to make the project a success and action plans must take into account congestion during the summer season.

More General Travel News
First floating drive-through debuts in Dubai
World’s longest urban zipline launches in Dubai
Luxury cruiseliner Crystal Symphony makes Dubai first port of call
Latest Travel News
Emirates to launch services to Santiago ...
First floating drive-through debuts in D...
Qatar Airways launches direct flights to...
Featured Sights To See
Miraj Islamic Art Center

Miraj Islamic Art Center

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Miraj Islamic Art Center is a showcase for the various art forms in the Muslim world.  This is more of a gallery than a museum – items are displayed like in a museum, but just about everything is for sale.  Items include silverware, metalwork, calligraphy, carpets, and jewelry.  Many objects are from outside the Middle East, especially India.  This is a good place to shop for art, though price...

Larnaca Salt Lake

Larnaca Salt Lake

Larnaca, Cyprus

One of the most prominent natural wonders in the region, the Salt Lake district of Larnaca is made up of a network four salt lakes or different sizes, Aliki, Orphani, Soros and Spiro. The Larnaca Salt Lake forms the second largest salt lake in Cyprus, after the Limassol Salt Lake and covers an area of about 2.2 kilometer square. It is a popular tourist spot for birdwatchers and nature lovers, who ...

Griffith Park

Griffith Park

Los Angeles, United States

Griffith Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States and is the second largest city park in California.  Often referred to as the Central Park of Los Angeles, visitors to Griffith Park can attend concerts under the stars at the Greek Theatre, hit golf balls on one of two 18-hole golf courses, or swim in the swimming pool during the summer months.  Griffith Park also boast...

National Museum

National Museum

New Delhi, India

To truly appreciate India's past, you first must make sure you have a few hours to spare before diving into the National Museum's rich exhibitions. The more interesting displays include the carved pillars and statues from the Maryan empire (250 BC), sandstone figures from Pallava temples, Naga models and masks, excavations from the Indus Valley civilizations, Gupta terracottas dating from AD400, s...