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Ritz Carlton set to make Abu Dhabi debut

Ritz Carlton set to make Abu Dhabi debut

19 July 2012 Focus

The 532-room Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is set to open this later this year marking the hotel operator’s first foray into the United Arab Emirates capital city. The luxurious property, owned by Abu Dhabi National Hotels, features 447 luxurious guestrooms and suites, as well as 85 private villas.

Park Inn, Yas Island unveils Ferrari World packages

Park Inn, Yas Island unveils Ferrari World packages

9 May 2012 Hotel News

Park Inn by Radisson, Abu Dhabi Yas Island has unveiled its latest hotel package, which includes admission for two to the world’s largest indoor theme park Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. As part of the package guests can also visit the Yas Marina Circuit, home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Abu Dhabi to welcome tourism elite in 2013

Abu Dhabi to welcome tourism elite in 2013

Shining star of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi has been confirmed as the host of two of the most prestigious events in the tourism calendar. First up, the UAE capital will host the 18th World Route Development Forum later this year, while the World Travel & Tourism Council Global Summit will follow in 2013.

Record year for Abu Dhabi hotel guests

Record year for Abu Dhabi hotel guests

1 March 2012 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

Abu Dhabi has recorded its most successful year ever in terms of hotel guest arrivals with some 2,111,611 people staying in the emirate’s hotels and hotel apartments – beating its 2011 stretch target of 2 million by 6.5% or over 100,000 guests.

Coldplay return to Abu Dhabi for New Year’s Eve

Coldplay return to Abu Dhabi for New Year’s Eve

31 December 2011 Focus

Grammy award winning indie band Coldplay will headline a special concert in Abu Dhabi on New Year’s Eve, following what has been a phenomenal year for the Emirate, which has is close to hitting its ambitious hotel guest target.

Scissor Sisters bring flamboyant live show to Abu Dhabi

19 December 2011 Travel Events News Tourism News

The chart topping Scissor Sisters will be bringing their widely loved and infectious dance floor anthems to Yas Island Abu Dhabi at the FLASH Forum on January 12th. FLASH Entertainment has announced tickets for the Grammy-nominated band will go on sale today and are expecting fans right across the region to snap them up well ahead of their Middle East debut. 

ADM Shipyards superyacht Yas takes to the sea

ADM Shipyards superyacht Yas takes to the sea

7 December 2011 Cruise News

Yas – a 462 ft superyacht from Abu Dhabi-based ADM Shipyards – has been launched in the Middle East. With a design adapted from a United Arab Emirates military frigate, the vessel is the sixth largest superyacht in the world.

Seychelles boosts UAE tourism cooperation

Seychelles boosts UAE tourism cooperation

28 November 2011 Organisations & Operators

Seychelles president James Michel is seeking to boost tourism cooperation with the United Arab Emirates with the symbolic unveiling of a plaque at the country’s new embassy in Abu Dhabi. The president, in his capacity as minister for tourism, also inaugurated the Seychelles Tourism Office, which is based in the embassy.