Luxury packages for the Formula One Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi – scheduled for November 13th – are attracting prices of up to $12,000 per person as expectation mounts. According to the latest information from Etihad-owned tour operator Hala Abu Dhabi, packages including stays as the YAS Hotel, which bridges the track, are selling fast.
As the FIFA Club World Club kicks off in Abu Dhabi this week, the eyes of the sporting world will once again be turning to the fast-growing emirate, and the style with which it setting a new benchmark for Sport Tourism.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November is expected to provide an even greater tourism boost to the fast-growing emirate than the inaugural event last year, according to the latest predictions from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority.
With less than 100 days to go before its highly-anticipated opening, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has unveiled 20 of its top attractions. The first park of its kind for the iconic car manufacturer, highlights include the world’s fastest roller coaster, which travels at speeds of up to 150mph in less than five seconds.
Rotana celebrates the opening of Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island at the F1 event of the year
The reigning Miss World met participants and performers at the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix ahead of her appearance at the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards in London on Sunday. She will be joined by 120 Miss World contestants at the Awards, before flying back out to Abu Dhabi for a fashion show at the Yas Hotel.
Breaking Travel News interviews Clive Wratten, UK country manager for Etihad Airways. Clive is launching a flight to Beijing four times a week. Etihad is also sponsoring the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The airlines is also rolling out a TV advertising campaign in early February. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.
Etihad excited by Formula One link-up Udo Fischer, Country Manager for Etihad Airways in Germany tells us about the company’s sponsorship deal for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Interviewed at ITB 2008 for BTN.