At the crossroads of tradition and modernity, the Middle East has been reinventing itself in recent years to earn its place among the world's top tourist destinations. Finally opening up to tourism after decades of withdrawal, the region continues to unveil projects, each more ambitious than the last, to attract international tourists. A mosaic of destinations, each proudly bearing its own identity, the Middle East now combines age-old customs with innovation. The destination is capitalising on its rich cultural heritage while becoming the epicentre of futuristic projects.
Positioning itself on the international tourism scene While the destination is not new, its opening to tourism is rather recent. The 21st century marks an important turning point in the history of these hitherto relatively confidential regions. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar now...
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