tourism in the East

 Bus overturns in Turkey, injuring 20 tourists

A bus carrying tourists has overturned in Turkey’s Antalya province, injuring at least 20 people, the Dogan news agency reported. According to preliminary information, the driver lost control due to the slippery road. …

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Qatar simplifies visa regime for Kazakhstan

Qatar announced a program to allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, including Kazakhstan, Visit Qatar reported. Nationals from dozens of countries in Europe and elsewhere including India, Lebanon, New Zealand, South …

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Qatar waives visas for 80 nationalities

Qatar announced on Wednesday a program to allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries to encourage air transport and tourism amid a two-month boycott imposed on the Gulf state by its neighbors, Reuters reported. Nationals from …

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Over 60 tourists poisoned in Turkey

65 tourists were taken to the hospital in Milas, Turkey, due to poisoning. It is reported that their condition is currently normal. The authorities began to investigate causes of poisoning. …

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 Russians can now spend two months in Qatar

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, Visit Qatar said. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Qatar will not need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry waiver will be …

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Turkey wasn't affected by Coxsackievirus

Turkish hoteliers denied information that appeared in the media about the spread of Coxsackievirus in local hotels. "This is not true," Osman Ayik, head of Turkish Hoteliers Federation, said. "Russian …

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More than 2 million Russians visit Antalya this year

The number of tourists coming to Antalya exceeded 5 million as of July 28 this year, a huge jump after the total number of tourists in the whole of last year was 6.181 million. The Governor of Antalya Münir Karaloğlu said …

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Turkey to keep 'all inclusive' service

The Turkish authorities do not intend to advise hotels to abandon the 'all inclusive' service, the country's Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Hüseyin Yayman said, explaining that the system operates …

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Turkey imposes travel ban on 4000 Russians

Turkey has imposed travel ban on 4128 Russian citizens over their links to terrorist organizations, according to the Turkish Interior Ministry's report on the fight against the ISIS terrorist group. "53,781 citizens are banned …

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Iran abolish visas for Russian tourist groups

The Iranian government adopted a decree on visa abolition for tourist groups from Russia, the Iranian Cabinet said in a statement published on its website. "The Council of Ministers enacted to establish a mutual visa-free regime …

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