Autumn Consumer Festival Kuwait – Shop to Your Heart’s Content

Kuwait is one of the many upcoming nations in the Middle East that comes alive with activity at several times during the year. With an array of shows and exhibitions lined up for the eager tourist, it really comes as no surprise that visitors fall in love with this place. One event that comes out as a favourite for many is the Autumn Consumer Festival. It is an exhibition designed to showcase the latest trends in everything that a shopaholic loves and ensures that the fair is jam packed from the day it starts to the day it is wrapped up.

The Middle Eastern reputation of being a ‘Shopaholic’s Paradise’ is reinstated at this vibrant festival in Kuwait. Here you can find a range of products that primarily specialize in gift items, home ware, tableware and a variety of different accessories. The festival is also quite popular for its collection of art products, traditional handicrafts and souvenirs making it a must stop by for tourists. The collection you find here will definitely interest you to take something back home. Toys are found here in abundance keeping the little ones thoroughly fascinated. Be it girls or boys there is an ample collection to satisfy any child’s most farfetched dreams. The festival also happens to be an excellent place to pick up one-of-a-kind ideas in the world of interior décor. Every item you find here is unique and will add a touch of Middle Eastern glamour to your interiors.

This year the Autumn Consumer Festival in Kuwait is scheduled to go on from the 20th of November till the 30th. A good 10 days of non-stop shopping! The cherry on the top of this gala festival is the fantastic competitive prices that you are promised; a perfect opportunity to shop till you drop and absolutely not feel guilty about it.

A busy day shopping demands an excellent Kuwait resort to come home to. Time and time again the Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort has become a popular choice. This hotel with all its many amenities combined with the Arabian luxury, is certainly one of the best Kuwait hotels.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


Kuwait International Arabic Books Exhibition – a unique literary event

If you’re visiting Kuwait during the month of November, make sure you check out the Kuwait International Arabic Books Exhibition, which runs from the 21st to the 30th of November, 2013 at Mishref. If you’re looking for accommodation close by, an array of fine Kuwait hotels await your pleasure. Consider the Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort, which is an ideal Kuwait resort to host your stay, as it boasts five-star hospitality and a charming ambiance that makes it the perfect home away from home.  The Kuwait International Arabic Books Exhibition affords an ideal opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the world of the Arabian literary market. It attracts authors and publishers from across the region looking to make a splash with the next big name on the market. Professionally speaking, it is a fantastic networking opportunity if you’ve ever thought about producing a book for the Arabian market. For book lovers, there will be author signings of a variety of tomes spanning different genres, and book fans will get the opportunity to converse one-on-one with their favourite literary artists. You’ll also get to learn more about the latest goings-on in the field, meet up-and-coming authors and celebrate established names. So head on down to the Kuwait International Fairs Ground during the last week in November for a truly unique literary event.

Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.


Kuwait Entertainment City – Fun For The Whole Family!

Bordering Saudi Arabia, Kuwait is an Arab state which has a rich history culture and offers much fun and exploration for the entire family. Located near the shores of the Persian Gulf, this fascinating state is home to a range of attractions and offers a variety of outdoor activities and water sports as well including waterskiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, yachting and scuba diving. While these activities provide countless hours of fun for old and young alike, those looking for a truly memorable family outing can visit Kuwait Entertainment City.

Situated around 20 kms from Kuwait City, this lively theme park is has much thrills, rides and shows for all ages. Opened in 1984, the park is set in an expansive area spanning around one million square metres, amidst lush greenery which offers the perfect setting in which to explore the many attractions on offer here. Also known as ‘Al-Madina Al-Tarfihiya’ the park is managed by the Kuwait Touristic Enterprises Company and has different themed areas which feature different rides.

 Those visiting the ‘Arab World’ section can enjoy the attraction known as Gulf Sailing Boats, while ‘Future World’ gives you the chance to experience futuristic styled rides including the Massive Mixer, Desert Storm and the Space Dome. ‘International World’ is a place where one can visit the Australian Gondola, Cowboys Arena and European Cars. Home to a scenic and exotic garden, a lake and a Roman style amphitheatre, the ‘Provincial Garden’ section is also where one can enjoy such rides as The Invaders and The Flying Eagle.

While Kuwait Entertainment City has over 40 different rides, games and shows, among the standout attractions are the City of Thunder and Hurricanes, Fantasy Cinema, Grand Prix, the City of Dreams, Arabian Carousel and the City of Sinbad and Ali Baba and ‘Al-Barq’. Apart from a 4D theatre, the theme park also has a variety of restaurants as well as shops where one can purchase souvenirs.

Travellers to the region looking for hotels in Kuwait that are within easy reach of the air port and the city can stay at Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort. This modern hotel also offers a variety of Kuwait hotel specials that gives you more value for money when you stay here.

Amusement Parks in Kuwait – full of fun and flair

Kuwait today is becoming a popular tourist destination and strives to entertain the visitors to the country with fun and flair. Now home to a number of internationally recognized amusement parks, the country is home to educational entertainment centres, water parks and many more. The most popular of these are the Al- Madina Al- Tarfihiya, the Al-Sha’ab leisure park, the Kuwait Scientific center, the Ras Al Ardh and the famous Aqua Park.

The Kuwait Scientific Centre promotes the cultural significance and the environmental phenomena of Kuwai through recreational and entertaining activities. These include the spectacular aquarium, the pre-oil era Dhow Harbour, the Discover Place full of games and activities, the toy and memorabilia filled Gift Shop and the giant screen IMAX theatre.

The City of Entertainment also known locally as Al- Madina Al- Tarfihiya is run and administered by the TEC and has an array of marvellous amusements and leisure activities based on the Arab World, Future World and International World. While the ticket price at the park must be paid at the entrance it allows you to go on any number of rides inside without making any extra payments.

The Ras Al Ardh Club is a massive leisure park covering an expanse of nine thousand square meters. The expanse features a play garden made for kids, a multipurpose centre that sometimes serves as a large hall, karate lessons, two swimming pools, courts for basketball, volleyball and tennis, a waling track. Residents of Kuwait are able to acquire an annual membership at the club while visitors to the city can pay a daily fee to enjoy the facilities and services provided.

the Al-Sha’ab leisure park is an absolute blast and guarantees a time to remember. This famous amusement park offers a multitude of exciting rides that includes the Techno Jump, Que Bowling, Confidence, Fire Brigade and Honey bee. Kuwait’s Aqua Park is not far behind with magic tricks, the lazy river, wave pool, acrobatic games, sword shows, walking on glass stunts and a kiddie’s pool area. 

Take a tour of these fantastic parks and have the time of your life. Visit one or all of these famous entertainment venues while staying at one of the many luxurious Kuwait Hotels available. An ideal choice for the discerning traveller would be the Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort. Apart from the lavish interiors and world class services this resort is also renowned for their range of Kuwait hotel specials.

Entertainment City – for a family getaway

Regarded as Doha’s answer to Disneyland, Entertainment City is a sprawling amusement and theme park ranking among the leading attractions in Kuwait city. Established back in 1984, it is found a considerable distance away of from the hustle and bustle of the city. The different themes at this imposing park are The Arab World, International World, The Future World and The Provincial Garden. Among the rides at the park are The Desert Storm, The Massive Mixer, The Arcade Gym Games and The Space Dome. Travellers in search of a luxury hotel Kuwait should look no further than Al-Jahra Copthorne Hotel & Resort. Providing superlative service and comfort, it is a standout among Kuwait hotels.