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Yas Island celebrates WTA victory and unveils new projects at ATM

Yas Island celebrates WTA victory and unveils new projects at ATM

3 May 2011 Travel Events News

Abu Dhabi real estate developer Aldar is showcasing its upcoming projects on Yas Island at this week’s Arabian Travel Market 2011 in Dubai, including Yas Mall and Yas Water Park, which are both scheduled for completion in 2013. On Monday night Yas Island was also voted “Middle East’s Leading Tourism Development Project” at World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony for its integral role in Abu Dhabi’s burgeoning reputation as the entertainment capital of the region.

ATM 2011: HH Sheikh Maktoum opens the show

2 May 2011 Travel Events News

HH Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, officially opened Arabian Travel Market 2011. The exhibtion comes with tourism professionals in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia enjoying renewed optimism on the back of soaring visitor arrivals.

Destination spotlight: Dubai’s magic returns

Destination spotlight: Dubai’s magic returns

2 May 2011 Focus

Dubai is enjoying a sustained recovery, with visitor arrivals surging 17 percent over the past 12 months. With ATM underway BTN looks at some of the major players driving the region to new heights.