Abu Dhabi International Airport promotes Emirati merchandise to UAE visitors

25th May 2011
Abu Dhabi International Airport promotes Emirati merchandise to UAE visitors

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) and Abu Dhabi Women Association have launched UAE Hands, a boutique to promote local merchandise that introduces the UAE heritage and culture to international visitors arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

The boutique, located at the arrivals section of Terminal 1, will exclusively sell Emirati homemade merchandises, and will be managed and staffed by Abu Dhabi Women Association. The UAE Hands boutique will feature traditional perfumery, scented oils and wood, traditional sweets and dates, as well as different miniature handcrafts that visitors can purchase as souvenirs.

Speaking on the launch, Eng. Ahmad Al Haddabi, Senior Vice President Airports Operations at ADAC, said, “It has always been one ADAC’s objectives to promote the UAE’s unique culture and heritage, and Abu Dhabi as a destination. We are pleased to be working with members of Abu Dhabi Women Association to sustain that ambition while giving ADAC the opportunity to deliver towards its corporate responsibility by supporting talented local women eager to preserve Abu Dhabi’s treasured heritage and culture.”

The UAE Hands boutique is now open to visitors until June 30th. It is located at Terminal 1 Arrivals section and open from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm all week.


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