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Zayed National Museum Launches Second Year of Research Fund into the UAE Culture

Zayed National Museum Launches Second Year of Research Fund into the UAE Culture

Building on the success of its inaugural grant scheme in 2023, Zayed National Museum, the national museum of the UAE that is currently under construction on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, announces the launch of the second round of the Zayed National Museum Research Fund. The Research Fund continues to uphold the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE, while fostering research into the culture and history of the nation.

Etihad Airways 20th anniversary art exhibition: Unveiling the UAE – Past, Present and Future

Etihad Airways 20th anniversary art exhibition: Unveiling the UAE – Past, Present and Future

17 May 2024 Press Release Airline News Travel Events News

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has unveiled a unique art collection at Zayed International Airport. The exhibition is the result of a collaboration launched to celebrate Etihad’s 20th anniversary and brings together 20 renowned artists who created physical and digital art, to commemorate two decades of aviation excellence.

This Island In Abu Dhabi Bags The Title Of ‘Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination’

This Island In Abu Dhabi Bags The Title Of ‘Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination’

Abu Dhabi boasts an array of sandy escapes, but there’s one that stands head and shoulders above the rest. Saadiyat Island, a perennial favourite, has once again clinched the coveted title of ‘Middle East’s Leading Beach Destination’ at the 2024 World Travel Awards, reaffirming its status as the ultimate coastal retreat.

Miral Announces Highest Ever Visitation Numbers for Yas Island and Saadiyat Island in 2023

Miral Announces Highest Ever Visitation Numbers for Yas Island and Saadiyat Island in 2023

Miral, the leading creator of immersive destinations and experiences in Abu Dhabi, announced record-breaking visitation numbers in 2023 across Yas Island and Saadiyat Island, witnessing an extraordinary surge in destination visits and setting a new benchmark. Revealed during Arabian Travel Market 2024, Yas Island recorded over 34 million visits, a rise of 38% compared to 2022, which recorded 24.9 million. Similarly, Saadiyat Island saw a 44% visitation growth compared to 2022.

ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND DCT ABU DHABI PARTNER TO LAUNCH FREE ABU DHABI STOPOVER STAYS

ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND DCT ABU DHABI PARTNER TO LAUNCH FREE ABU DHABI STOPOVER STAYS

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) have announced the launch of Abu Dhabi Stopover. The announcement was made at the Arabian Travel Market following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between DCT Abu Dhabi’s Director General for Tourism, His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, and Etihad’s CEO Antonoaldo Neves.

Omeir Travel Agency: Pioneering Corporate Travel Excellence in Abu Dhabi

Omeir Travel Agency: Pioneering Corporate Travel Excellence in Abu Dhabi

6 May 2024 Focus

In a ceremony held today at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, the spotlight shone brightly on Omeir Travel Agency as it clinched the prestigious title of “Abu Dhabi’s Leading Corporate Travel Company 2024” at the esteemed World Travel Awards. This recognition not only reaffirms Omeir Travel Agency’s position as a trailblazer in the travel industry but also underscores its unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled corporate travel solutions.

Ryan Reynolds revealed as Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s new chief island officer

Ryan Reynolds revealed as Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s new chief island officer

29 April 2024 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Ryan Reynolds is Yas Island Abu Dhabi’s new chief island officer. The Deadpool actor assumes the role after Jason Momoa, who took up the position last year from comedian Kevin Hart. Responsible for promoting the destination to an international audience, Reynolds is the mystery skydiving celebrity who has appeared in a new teaser campaign from the destination.

British Airways touches down in Zayed International Airport to launch new daily route to Abu Dhabi

British Airways touches down in Zayed International Airport to launch new daily route to Abu Dhabi

23 April 2024 Press Release Airline News Organisations & Operators

British Airways returned to Abu Dhabi this morning as it touched down at Zayed International Airport.  Customers and crew received a warm welcome following a four-year pause of the route. British Airways will operate a daily flight from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi all year around, using Boeing 787-9 during summer 2024.  The new route adds to our extensive global network and strengthens connections between UAE and UK – whether customers are travelling for leisure, business or to visit relatives and friends.