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Afro-Asian Economic Council unveils world visit Kuwait 2019 initiative

Plan to attract up to six million visitors to Kuwait CAIRO, May 5, (KUNA): The Afro-Asian Economic Council (AAEC) on Thursday unveiled an initiative under the slogan of “the world visits Kuwait 2019.” The initiative was launched at press conference at the end of the AAEC sustainable development conference themed …

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Tourism likely to thrive in Kuwait soon: official

DUBAI, April 22, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is forecast to witness booming tourism in light of the strategy, Vision-2035, and planned mega projects namely development of the northern region and the islands, a leading Kuwaiti official affirmed on Sunday. The visionary strategy explicitly stipulates developing tourism as part of …

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Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf & 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf and 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim in 2018, according to Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 issued by Mastercard-Crescentrating company. Kuwait recorded 60.5 points in the index that covers a total of 130 countries, while the …

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‘Huge tourism, cultural future seen in Kuwait’ – Call for more investment

MADRID, Dec 25, (KUNA): Kuwait has huge cultural and tourism potential, said Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Dr Taleb Rifai expressing optimism about the Gulf country’s eagerness to invest more in its tourism sector. The Kuwaiti government has recently shown growing interest in boosting tourism sector and even …

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Decline seen in expat visits

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: There has been a significant decline in the number of expatriate visitors to Kuwait on commercial, tourism and family visas since the start of the application of the new charges for health services this month, reports Al- Anba daily quoting a high-level source from General Department …

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‘Developing local tourism spells economic prosperity for Kuwait’

Need to set up public authority for tourism: academic KUWAIT CITY, July 6, (KUNA): Developing Kuwait’s tourism sector will lead naturally to the development of the national economy, said a Kuwaiti academic Thursday. Professor at Kuwait University’s (KU) Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Department, Dr Tariq A. Al- Dowaisan said …

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Deterioration of tourism sector tied to ‘delay’ in implementing dev projects – Market lacks adequate luxurious hotel apts

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Even though Kuwait is open to modern, cultural and economic openness, enjoys security and stability, and possesses several capabilities and touristic locations that can attract tourists from various parts of the world, there are many obstacles hindering its transformation for boosting tourism. According to an informed …

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Kuwait to showcase at Dubai ATM multi-billion dollar ‘tourism’ plan

Country prepares to welcome 440,000 visitors by 2024 KUWAIT CITY, March 21: With ambitions to welcome 440,000 visitors a year by 2024, the government of Kuwait is pressing ahead with multiple plans that will see billions of dollars invested in projects and a further $1 billion budget earmarked to promote …

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Plan to beautify Salmiya, Hawally areas, transform into tourist spot – Queries raised over safety of new school buildings

KUWAIT CITY, March 1: Hawally Governor Ret General Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf held an extensive meeting with the Director General of Kuwait Municipality Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi along with several key officials from the municipality, reports Al-Seyassah daily. During the meeting, they discussed plans to develop Salem Al-Mubarak Street and the duration …

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Tourism sector preps plan to provide 15,000 jobs – Sector seeking to increase number of projects

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: The country’s tourism sector has prepared a plan to provide 15,000 job opportunities in the tourism industry by 2020, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They said the sector is seeking to increase the number of touristic projects to target about 1.6 million tourists this year. …

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