CT Quickies From Dubai’s Vehicle Guidelines To Oman Air’s Winter Schedule, 10 Middle East Updates For You

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by Deeplata Garde
CT Quickies From Dubai’s Vehicle Guidelines To Oman Air’s Winter Schedule, 10 Middle East Updates For You

Stay in the loop with our latest updates from across the region. From quirky advisories and exclusive offers to exciting new routes and cultural celebrations, here are some of the updates from the Middle East.

Dubai Police’s Quirky Guide for Car Enthusiasts

Dubai Police recently took to social media to share a quirky advisory for drivers, urging them to refrain from altering their vehicles in ways that could land them in hot water. This includes wiping out the front or rear number plate, darkening the windshield, and changing the vehicle’s colour. The friendly reminder aims to keep fans in check as they gear up for the President’s Cup final tonight at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. So, keep your ride legit and enjoy the game without any hiccups!

Flaunt Your Wealth with RTA’s Exclusive Super Plate In Dubai

In the UAE, a low number on your license plate signals wealth and status. Now, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) offers a rare chance to own a prestigious “super plate.” Up for grabs at the 115th open licensing plates auction are the coveted AA16, AA69, and AA123 plates. Don’t miss this opportunity to make a statement with your car and let your license plate do the talking!

Middle East Updates: Oman Air’s New Route: Fly Direct To Zurich

Oman Air has exciting news for travellers! Due to rising demand, the airline extends its winter schedule with direct flights between Muscat and Zurich starting October 5, 2024. The initial schedule includes three weekly flights on Monday, Saturday, and Sunday. The Muscat-Zurich flight departs at 2:20 pm and lands at 7:25 pm, while the Zurich-Muscat flight takes off at 9:15 pm and arrives at 6:20 am. Get ready to explore Zurich with more convenience and style!

Qatar Museums Celebrates International Museum Day With Free Entry

Qatar Museums (QM) joins the global celebration of International Museum Day by offering free entry to all QM museums and exhibitions on May 17-18, 2024. This initiative highlights the importance of museums in promoting cultural understanding and exchange. It’s a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in Qatar’s rich heritage and artistic offerings without spending a dime. Mark your calendars and enjoy a cultural extravaganza!

Karve Lands in Jeddah, Middle East: Experience High-Intensity Pilates


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Karve, the renowned Pilates studio from London, has arrived in Saudi Arabia! Known for its body-transforming, high-intensity workouts, Karve officially welcomes its ‘Karvers’ on May 17 at the Midtown Plaza on Prince Sultan Road, Jeddah. The studio features an industrial, New York loft-inspired design, perfect for an energetic and motivating workout environment. Ready to transform your body? Join Karve in Jeddah and experience the buzz!

VisitBritain and Saudi Tourism Authority Join Hands For Tourism

VisitBritain and the Saudi Tourism Authority have signed a Declaration of Intent to collaborate on tourism development. This agreement was formalised at the GREAT FUTURES trade expo in Riyadh, sponsored by the UK Government’s GREAT campaign in partnership with Saudi Arabia. The collaboration aims to boost tourism between the two nations, fostering mutual growth and cultural exchange. It’s a promising step towards a vibrant future in international tourism!

Cairo Metro Line 3: New Segment Opens

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Egypt’s Minister of Transport, Kamel Al-Wazir, oversaw the commencement of the trial operation for a segment of Cairo Metro Line 3. This new section spans 7.1 kilometres, connecting Al-Tawfiqia station to Cairo University, including five stops: Wadi Al-Nile Street, Gamaet El-Dewal, and Boulaq Al-Dakrur. The line features three underground stations, one ground-level station, and an elevated station, significantly enhancing connectivity and easing commutes in Cairo.

Middle East Update: Animal Welfare In Fujairah By Al Laith Group


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The Animals and Us Foundation in Fujairah has partnered with Al Laith Group to provide shelter for over 400 dogs and 90 cats. Using repurposed netting, durable covers were crafted to protect these animals from the scorching UAE summers and occasional rain. This initiative not only offers much-needed relief but also reduces waste and positively impacts the environment. Kudos to Al Laith Group for their innovative and compassionate efforts!

Enjoy Your Signature Escape At Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Middle East

Sofitel Dubai Downtown invites guests to enjoy their Signature Escape package, featuring breathtaking views of Downtown Dubai. This special offer includes a 25% discount on dining at Les Cuisines, Sofitel Pool and Lounge, La Patisserie, and L’Apero. Guests also enjoy a 15% discount at Wakame and the Spa Sofitel Downtown. Plus, gain complimentary access to the exclusive Club Millésime for VIP service, happy hours, and premium breakfast. Indulge in ultimate relaxation and luxury at Sofitel Dubai Downtown.

Also Read: Sofitel Dubai Has A Month-Long Culinary Month Full Of Asian, Mediterranean Fare And Mixology Classes

Celebrate with Jamaican Flavours and Festive Vibes At Ting Irie’s 8th Anniversary Bash


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Ting Irie, the UAE’s first Jamaican Restaurant & Lounge, celebrates its 8th anniversary on May 23. Join the lively birthday bash featuring authentic Jamaican flavours, soulful tunes, and an exuberant ambience at Souk Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai. For AED 265 + VAT per person, enjoy live food stations, a buffet, and unlimited selected beverages for three hours. Savour diverse Jamaican dishes like Pepper shrimp, Barbecue Wings, and Jerk Chicken. Don’t miss this vibrant celebration!

That’s all for this week. Until next week, Ma’a Salama!

Cover Image Courtesy: Dubai RTA,Oman Air

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