Monitoring Desk ANKARA: With tourists flocking to several popular Turkish coastal resorts again, Turkish-German joint venture SunExpress is adding capacity to ferry German holidaymakers. The Turkish-German carrier is offering a 15% capacity rise in Antalya flights and 20% rise in Izmir flights this month, said a Monday statement by SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish…

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ANTALYA, Turkey (AA): After Turkey and Russia negotiated a resumption of flights between the two countries, Russian tourists once again chose the resort city of Antalya for their “safe vacation” amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Turkey ranked first among countries visited by Russian nationals for tourism last year with nearly 7 million tourists coming to…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After the government lifted coronavirus restrictions across the country, the tourism sector is seen coming out of the lurch after a hiatus of five months. Tourist destinations all over the country — including the federal capital — are slowly reopening and gearing to welcome visitors under the safety measures outlined by the…

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Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: With its mesmerizing historical sites, natural beauties, shining sun, sandy beaches and delicious kebabs, Turkey is a popular location for millions of tourists and even a viral pandemic has not been able to quell its charm. With its seemingly never-ending coasts, Turkey has dozens of beautiful beaches, offering plenty of different options…

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Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s idyllic Oludeniz beach hotspot is as famous for its history, beauty, and sports as its cool, clear waters where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean. Every year, thousands of tourists flock to Oludeniz in the resort town of Fethiye in the Mugla province, known for its magnificent scenery, turquoise glassy sea, and…

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Monitoring Desk JEDDAH: Saudi Customs officials are taking the lead in identifying air travelers harboring the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) — by using specially trained sniffer dogs. The canine virus detectors are being drafted in at airports throughout the Kingdom to help pick up the scent of infected passengers. Following the resumption of international flights, customs…

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Monitoring Desk DUBAI: UAE’s Sharjah has reopened its public beaches as the country gradually eases its coronavirus restrictions, state news agency WAM reported. The emirate’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Team urged people to follow all precautionary measures and maintain social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus. The move comes as the…

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