Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority News

Coldplay to see in New Year at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Coldplay to see in New Year at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

FLASH Entertainment, the Middle East’s premier live events company, announced earlier that Coldplay will return to Abu Dhabi to celebrate the New Year with their UAE fans. The event, on Saturday, December 31st, will take place at the du Arena, Yas Island. Coldplay’s show forms part of the A Head Full of Dreams Tour, presented by du Live! and brought to Abu Dhabi by FLASH Entertainment in association with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s vibrant entertainment and leisure destination.

World Travel Market 2016: Abu Dhabi rolls out new global ad campaign

World Travel Market 2016: Abu Dhabi rolls out new global ad campaign

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority has revealed an exciting new series of destination images and videos at World Travel Market in London – part of a new global destination campaign launched last week, aimed at encouraging travellers to experience Abu Dhabi’s ‘extraordinary stories’ and delve into its rich heritage. Saif Saeed Ghobash, director general, TCA Abu Dhabi, said: “WTM London is a perfect platform to drive forward the messages from our new destination campaign among key industry personnel from around the world.”

Abu Dhabi Ports reveals winners of internal excellence awards

Abu Dhabi Ports reveals winners of internal excellence awards

Abu Dhabi Ports has announced the winners of the second cycle of its internal excellence award, Mafnood. Launched under the directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mafnood recognises outstanding performers at Abu Dhabi Ports under three categories: Units & Divisions, Projects & Outstanding Teams, and Individuals. Abu Dhabi Ports chief executive captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi honoured the winners at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi tourism launches new global advertising campaign

Abu Dhabi tourism launches new global advertising campaign

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority has launched a new worldwide promotional campaign aimed at encouraging travellers to experience Abu Dhabi’s ‘extraordinary stories.’ The campaign highlights Abu Dhabi as the inspiring destination for those wanting to experience cultural authenticity and diverse natural assets aligned to the Abu Dhabi Plan’s objectives of delivering an original and attractive tourism and cultural destination.

Millennium & Copthorne launches flag-ship Bab Al Qasr hotel in Abu Dhabi

Millennium & Copthorne launches flag-ship Bab Al Qasr hotel in Abu Dhabi

17th Oct 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Millennium & Copthorne has revealed the soft opening of the highly anticipated Bab Al Qasr in Abu Dhabi. A new landmark on the capital’s ever-changing skyline, the iconic property is located on the exclusive corniche, next to the Presidential Palace. Celebrating Arabic culture, in everything from the architecture and interior design to the authentic Arabian experiences, the property marks the second hotel opening from the group’s luxury portfolio, The Biltmore Collection.

Emirates Palace to welcome Indian travel agents annual jamboree

Emirates Palace to welcome Indian travel agents annual jamboree

Abu Dhabi will later this month host the 63rd annual convention of The Travel Agents Association of India – the ‘voice’ of the country’s rapidly expanding travel and tourism sector. Around 600 TAAI delegates, and 40 Indian journalists, are due in the UAE capital for the meeting, and an associated exhibition, which will be held at the signature Emirates Palace hotel from October 14th-16th.

Thousands of new hotel rooms for Abu Dhabi in 2016

Thousands of new hotel rooms for Abu Dhabi in 2016

Some 2,400 new hotel rooms will open in Abu Dhabi throughout 2016, according to a new report. The Abu Dhabi Hotel Market Summary report by JLL prepared ahead of The Hotel Show Dubai 2016 reveals that 200 rooms opened in quarter two of 2016 with the soft opening of the Four Seasons on Al Maryah Island in May, and an additional 2,200 rooms are forecast to be added to the market by the end of the year.