Travel &Tourism

Latest figures from the Ministry of Tourism, Maldives show that the destination saw a 10.7% increase in the number of travellers from the Middle East who visited in the first six months of 2018 when compared with the same period in 2017.

From a thriving culinary and art scene to boutique wellness retreats and sporting adventures - Thailand boasts many unique women-friendly experiences, making it the most exciting destination right now for female travellers from the Middle East.

The city of Wiesbaden in Germany, has seen a significant increase of incoming GCC visitors, according to a recent report released by the local German Tourist Office. The statistics counted more than 10,000 overnight stays from the Arab Gulf states, between January and April 2018, a 17.1% increase compared to the the same period of last year.

In an exclusive interview with CNN Style, Nicolas Bijan, CEO and Owner of House of Bijan, explains how Paul Manafort was just another good customer. However, the way in which Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman paid for his couture pieces was enough to catch their attention – by wire transfer from a foreign bank.

As part of CNN’s coverage of the Helsinki Summit between Presidents Trump and Putin, Christiane Amanpour sat down with the host Finnish President Sauli Niinistö to discuss what had been achieved.