Obtain your Oman visa online


The Sultanate of Oman, with its new e-visa system, now allows all tourists to apply for their visa online so that they can expedite the approval process of the visas. Salem Adi Al Mamari, Director General—Tourism Promotions, Oman Ministry of Tourism, shares more details with TravTalk Shehara Rizly Please brief …

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China VAC debuts in ME with Dubai centre

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Middle East’s first Chinese Visa Application Center (VAC) opened at the Wafi Mall in Dubai. VFS Global is the provider partnering with the country in this venture to ensure smooth service standards to the locals and residents of the United Arab Emirates. TT BUREAU The Middle East’s maiden Chinese VAC …

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Personalised visa application for UAE

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Personalisation plays a pivotal role in holiday itineraries these days, starting right from their visa application. VFS Global has introduced new strategies for the Middle Eastern travellers to ensure they experience a smooth and personalised visa application process, reveals Vinay Malhotra, COO – ME & South Asia. Q How central …

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New travelling class for MENA

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Emerging middle class will define the next decade of MENA tourism, says Richard Lung, Senior Director and International Economist, Visa Performance Solutions. TT Bureau The rise of an emerging middle class will define and transform the travel and tourism industry in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) over the …

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Belgium visa centre opens in Abu Dhabi

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Residents of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now apply for visas to Belgium at the new VFS visa application centre launched in Abu Dhabi. The centre was inaugurated by H.E. Dominique Mineur, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to the United Arab Emirates. VFS Global currently serves the Government …

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