The Middle East tourism welcomes over 55 million international travelers from all across the world, with a rapid increase of 6% in 2016. Still many believe that the Gulf regions are difficult for travelers. On a positive note, millions of travelers love to visit Middle East and they want to enjoy their stays in the Hotels, resorts and villas.
The Middle East is a transcontinental region which follows Islamic religious laws and rules with the majority of people are Arab Muslims. Travellers must be careful on public transport and in public spaces such as shopping centers, restaurants and food courts. Prefer to sit in a section for families to sit or women and children that separate from the men’s seating. You don’t need to be a part of a family to sit there
Strategies need to take on journey
Maximize your interaction with local people Retain your self-confidence and sense of humor
Prefer to eat in a restaurant’s family section Avoid direct eye contact with local men Women should wear a wedding ring.
Do’s & Don’ts When Travelling to Middle East
Flying to the Middle East will definitely involve a stop at Dubai, Cairo, Istanbul, or Abu Dhabi airport. These being the major transit point between Europe and Asia.
Exchange your money at the airport
Travel on an international airline like Etihad, Turkish Airlines or Qatar Airways
If staying at a hotel in Middle East, be polite when talking to staff.
Last but not least respect the women
Now-a-days it’s very safe to walk on the road at night although things are changing rapidly with more immigrants moving into major cities like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt and other destinations in the Gulf region. Racism has been controlled in many countries and now Middle East has become tourist friendly. The positive developments have totally changed the side of Arab politics and prompted a certain degree of optimism in the casual observer.
Choosing Rehlat means that you don’t need to worry about flying to Middle East or getting a comfortable stay booked there. We are the pioneers of Middle East. From flights to hotels and accommodation.