This is a region that includes some of the richest and poorest places in the world, as well as some of its most extraordinary sights (dating back to some of the most ancient times in all of history), cultures, ecotourism, beaches, and more.
And our thoughts now are with the many thousands of victims of disasters in North Africa due to the earthquake in Morocco and the catastrophic flooding on the coast of Libya. To contibute what you can to aid victims, click here for Morocco. and here for Libya.
In addition, we like almost everyone are appalled at the intense conflict currently escalating in Palestine between Israel and Hamas, and for those who would like to contribute to humanitarian efforts to aid victims, this article lists several organizations to which to donate.
Qatar Tourism Meanwhile, over in the Middle East, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates have of course been garnering endless travel press in recent years, but in 2023 the star has been Qatar, especially since its month on the world stage last year as host of the FIFA World Cup. In large part thanks to that, and to hosting with distinction various other sporting events since, its capital Doha was awarded “World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination,” and the ‘World’s Leading Business…Read more…