Etihad Airways is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the special offer in its opening month. Travellers flying through the capital of the UAE with the airline are invited to enjoy a free two-night hotel stay to break up their journey and explore the city’s vibrant and diverse attractions.
Guests have been invited to celebrate Ramadan at Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences, the luxurious five-star hotel in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Here they can experience serene hospitality at the famous Al Tasamoh tent.
Abu Dhabi has sought to portray itself as the sophisticated alternative to its glitzier cousins in the United Arab Emirates, but it also has a wild side. Take a look as Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, visits the Arabian Nights Village on the edge of the Empty Quarter in search of adventure
Saeed Al Saeed, destination marketing director with the Department of Culture & Tourism in Abu Dhabi, tells Breaking Travel News how the emirate has wooed record visitor numbers in recent years, why tourism will be so important looking ahead and how the cruise sector has proved to be an unexpected success for the market.
The elite of the Arabian travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 at the new Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to find out who among them had been crowned the best in the region.
Abu Dhabi is reinforcing its standing as a world-class events destination as it steps up to host the most important night of the year for the Arabian travel and tourism industry. The World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 will take place at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi this evening, with the key players from across the region in attendance.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin, Saeed Al Saeed, destination marketing manager with the Department of Culture & Tourism - Abu Dhabi tells us about the source markets for the record visitor numbers the emirate saw in 2018. Also on the agenda is the growing popularity of the cruise sector and the recent visit of pope Francis to the Middle East.