Following the dramatic success of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix earlier this month, and ahead of the highly anticipated opening of the Yas Island beach and Yas Waterworld on Yas Island, Breaking Travel News sits down with Thierry Perrot, area general manager of Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island, one of Yas Island’s most innovative and inspirational hotels.
Kylie Minogue and Nickelback were today confirmed as headline acts for two of this year’s three Yasalam After-Race Concerts which will be staged at the du Arena, Yas Island, exclusively for F1 ticket holders.
Hundreds of thousands of fans have flooded the streets of Valencia to watch local hero Fernando Alonso claim the European Grand Prix in emphatic style. The Ferrari driver was followed home by veterans Kimi Raikkonen in the Lotus, who took second place, and seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher in third.
Formule 1 has introduced its new “Cocoon” room concept into Australia, with F1 hotels in Canberra, Campbelltown and Wentworthville the first to showcase the new rooms. F1 Campbelltown was the very first Formule 1 in Australia, and its refurbishment is well timed as Accor celebrates its 20th anniversary this month.