CT Quickies: From Classic Car Exhibition In Qatar To Cancelled KISS Concert In Dubai; 10 Middle East News For You!

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CT Quickies: From Classic Car Exhibition In Qatar To Cancelled KISS Concert In Dubai; 10 Middle East News For You!

From events to news, everything happening in the plethora of cities, it’s impossible to get a hold of everything. To put an end to this FOMO, we at Curly Tales Middle East have curated a weekly dose of CT Quickies. Here we offer you a compiled list of news that might be missed by you due to your busy schedule. So here’s a glimpse of what’s happening in the Middle East this week.

10 Middle East Updates For You!

1. Rock DXB Tribute Festival Is Coming This November


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Prepare for a rocking night with the Rock DXB Tribute Festival. The event will be electrifying showcasing tribute acts of iconic British bands, including The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, and Elton John. This music extravaganza is set to take place on Saturday, November 11 at The Square in Dubai Sports City. Secure your tickets for just Dhs149.

2. Dubai Golden Visa Awarded To Naseem Shah


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Pakistani fast bowler Naseem Shah has proudly announced his attainment of a Dubai Golden Visa, a prestigious residency status that offers long-term privileges. Taking to social media, he expressed gratitude to the UAE government for this esteemed recognition.

3. Classic Car Exhibition In Qatar

GIMS Qatar, also known as the Geneva International Motor Show, is presenting a classic car exhibition. This event is scheduled from October 5 to 14, 2023, with public access starting on October 7. The highlight of the exhibition is the Classics Gallery, which will feature an impressive collection of rare and exceptional vintage vehicles, making it a major draw for attendees.

4. Etihad Airways Diamond First Class

Etihad’s Diamond First Class ensures a luxurious travel experience, complete with a private suite, a comprehensive à la carte menu, and a thoughtfully selected wine list. The suite offers a completely flat bed, a personal refrigerated cabinet, and access to a vast library of over a thousand hours of on-demand entertainment.

5. KISS Dubai Concert Cancelled


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Regrettably, the much-anticipated KISS Concert In Dubai, Originally Scheduled For October 14, 2023, Has Been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. This event was part of KISS’s farewell tour, named “End of the Road.” Ticket holders will receive full refunds.

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6. Gran Meliá Dubai Set To Open In 2024

In 2024, Gran Meliá Dubai, a distinguished luxury hotel brand from Spain, will inaugurate its inaugural Middle Eastern property. Located in Business Bay, the hotel will boast 262 rooms and suites, a rooftop pool, a rejuvenating spa, and a selection of delightful dining options.

7. Duck Donuts Debuts In Doha


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Duck Donuts, the beloved American doughnut chain, has made its grand debut in Doha, Qatar, at Lusail Plaza. Indulge in freshly made doughnuts featuring a range of tantalizing toppings and flavours, including chocolate, peanut butter, maple, and even bacon.

8. Qatar Airways Launches Flights To Alula


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Qatar Airways has introduced direct flights connecting Doha and AlUla, a historical and culturally rich destination in Saudi Arabia. These flights will operate twice a week, on Thursdays and Saturdays, commencing from October 14, 2023. AlUla is renowned for its ancient rock formations, archaeological sites, and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

9. The Red Sea Project Welcomes First Guests

The Red Sea Project, a colossal tourism development in Saudi Arabia, marked a significant milestone on October 11, 2023, by welcoming its inaugural guests. These guests are part of a pilot program designed to test the facilities and services before the official opening in 2024. The project promises luxury resorts, pristine beaches, and diverse activities.

10. Saudi Arabia Sets Guinness World Record For Sustainable Farm

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Saudi Arabia has achieved a remarkable Guinness World Record by establishing the largest sustainable farm globally. Encompassing a vast area of 2.3 million square meters, the farm yields over 70 varieties of organic vegetables and fruits. It utilizes solar energy and smart irrigation systems to conserve both water and energy resources.

Until next week, Folks! Till then, Ma Salama!

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter,/Qatar Calendar, KISS

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