CT Quickies: From Enrique’s Performance In Dubai To RAK’s Upcoming Brewery, 10 Middle East Updates For You

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CT Quickies: From Enrique’s Performance In Dubai To RAK’s Upcoming Brewery, 10 Middle East Updates For You

From mango exports to concerts by Latin megastars and luxury chauffeur services, here’s a round-up of the latest buzz-worthy news making waves across the Middle East. Get ready to be entertained, informed, and maybe even inspired by Middle East Updates.

1. Mango Mania: Odisha’s Sweet Export Success

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The Directorate of Horticulture, Odisha, has turned heads by exporting over 130 quintals of mangoes to Dubai and Italy this season, in collaboration with APEDA. With juicy Amrapali and Dasheri mangoes stealing the show, these fruity delights are making waves abroad, promising a taste of Indian summer in foreign lands.

2. SeaWorld Abu Dhabi: Celebrating One Year of Marine Magic

SeaWorld Abu Dhabi marks its first anniversary with a splash! Home to over 100,000 marine animals across eight mesmerizing realms, this aquatic wonderland continues to captivate visitors with its marine marvels. Dive in and explore a world of wonder, where every flipper flap and fin flick tells a tale of marine magic.

3. Enrique Iglesias: The Heartthrob’s Dubai Debut?

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Could Latin heartthrob Enrique Iglesias be serenading Dubai soon? The tantalizing teaser from Coca-Cola Arena has fans buzzing with anticipation. Get ready to sway to the sultry rhythms of Enrique’s hits, as Dubai gears up for a night of Latin fever and fiery romance.

4. Dubai Drives Towards Electric Future

Dubai charges ahead with plans to install electric vehicle charging stations across the city. With DEWA leading the charge, these “Green Charger” stations promise a greener, cleaner future for Dubai’s streets. Say goodbye to fossil fuels and hello to eco-friendly cruising!

5. Wheely: Uber’s Luxurious Rival Arrives In Dubai


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Dubai’s elite have a new ride in town – Wheely, the luxurious chauffeur service. With options ranging from New Business to exclusive New First, Wheely promises to elevate transportation to new heights of opulence. Move over, Uber – there’s a new luxury ride in town!

6. Grounded in Success: Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Extend Partnership

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services reaffirm their commitment to excellence with a contract extension. As partners in passenger service at Zayed International Airport, they continue to soar to new heights, ensuring seamless ground services for travellers.

7. Falcon Brews Plans To Open Brewery in Ras Al Khaimah

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Ras Al Khaimah is brewing up a storm with Falcon Brews, the region’s first licensed brewery-cum-distillery blending project. Set to break ground in June 2024, this ambitious venture promises to tantalise taste buds and quench thirst with its innovative blends and brews.

8. Msheireb Museums: Where History Meets Innovation in Doha

Msheireb Museums in Doha is revolutionising the museum experience with cutting-edge technology and AI. Explore the rich heritage of Qatar in four historic houses, where the past comes alive through interactive exhibits and immersive experiences.

9. Hajj 2024: Saudi Arabia’s Visit Visa Restrictions

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Saudi Arabia announces restrictions on visit visa holders from entering Makkah during Hajj 2024. As pilgrims flock to the holy city, these measures aim to ensure a smooth and safe pilgrimage for all. The restriction will remain effective between May 23 to June 21 2024.

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10. Air India’s Turbulent Tale: A Flight Diverted Due to Weather Woes

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Air India passengers find themselves in a sky-high saga as flight IX 376 makes an unexpected landing in Mangalore instead of Kozhikode. Bad weather conditions play spoilsport, leaving travellers stranded but safe aboard the aircraft.

So, buckle up and brace yourself for a whirlwind tour of the quirky, captivating, and occasionally chaotic world of global headlines!

Cover Image Courtesy: Enrique Iglesias/Insta, Falcon Brews/ Website

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