Travel & Lesiure

  • War, peace or family – pick your tour
    Apr 23, 2018 M. Sen Special to GN Focus
    Package your way across the planet with some immersive experiences
  • 5 reasons to visit Switzerland this summer
    Apr 23, 2018 Chiranti Sengupta I Deputy Editor, Commercial Publishing
    Wherever you go, you will be surrounded by Alpine landscapes, old European charm, and some of the continent’s most flavour-packed food
  • Keep calm and staycation in the UAE
    Apr 22, 2018 Sudeshna Ghosh | Special to GN Focus
    We explore how staying in (the country) is the new going out, when it comes to travel
  • Arabian Travel Market: 25 years and change
    Apr 22, 2018 By Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor — Commercial Publishing
    Many of the region’s top tourist attractions were announced at Arabian Travel Market over the past 25 years. As the $2.5b show returns, a look at what’s next
  • UK packages its racing heritage for travellers
    Apr 22, 2018 Keith J Fernandez | Group Editor - Commercial Publishing
    Horse racing fans can trot across England's fabled courses this summer with a range of new offerings
  • Fly lighter this holiday season
    Dec 06, 2017 Lianne Gutcher | Special to GN Focus
    As outbound travel in the UAE remains resilient, card issuers are cashing in on a lucrative market
  • Pros and cons of travel cards
    Aug 22, 2017 M. Sen | Special to GN Focus
    GN Focus examines the advantages and disadvantages of using UAE-issued prepaid travel cards
  • Take a vacation with your credit card
    Aug 21, 2017 Helga Jensen-Forde | Special to GN Focus
    With favourable rates and rewards such as air miles and airport lounge access, there are many ways to make your plastic work for you while travelling
  • Explore the world the halal way
    Aug 15, 2017 Patricia Tellis | Special to GN Focus
    Some travel for adventure, while others look to discover new cultures. Whatever the reason, a growing number of Middle Eastern and Western tourists are booking halal holidays
  • How to have a great holiday with children
    May 09, 2017 By Geet Bhalla | Special to GN Focus
    Planning a vacation with kids? Here are some easy tips for a stress-free break
  • Summer retreats: Malls the coolest destinations
    May 07, 2017 M Sen | Special to GN Focus
    Summer in the UAE is here, and what better way to stay cool during these hot and humid months than heading to an air-conditioned mall for a fun-filled family day
  • Return to nature with these destinations
    Apr 27, 2017 By Priya Mathew | Deputy Chief Subeditor
    From colourful flowers in bloom to close encounters with creatures and rugged hikes, the UAE offers plenty of ways to help get you back in touch with your wild side
  • The magic of Lake Como
    Apr 26, 2017 By David George | Editor — Commercial Publishing
    With its sloping green hills, lakeside vistas, stunning architecture and fine cuisine, northern Italy’s glamorous Lake Como evokes a sense of awe
  • 10 to thrill: Summer holiday packages
    Apr 25, 2017 M Sen and Keith J Fernandez | GN Focus
    Bungee jump like Will Smith or revisit the life and times of Princess Diana in our top summer packages for UAE travellers
  • 4 reasons to visit Arabian Travel Market
    Apr 24, 2017 Sankar Sri Pillai, Production Editor — Commercial Publishing
    Experiential tourism and tech trends will be in focus at the B2B event that starts today
  • Leisure & theme parks: Safety first
    Nov 29, 2016 Deepak Karambelkar | Special to GN Focus
    A spate of accidents reported from entertainment parks worldwide turns the spotlight on the issue of safety. GN Focus takes a long, hard look