Farah Leisure Parks Management, which currently manages and operates world-class family attractions Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and YasWaterworld on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, has announced Lama Tours as its Travel Industry Preferred Partner. The phenomenal performance of the leisure segment from India over the past year was a result of strong market presence and strategic partnerships with the Indian travel trade, according to Bruno Wiley, vice president of Sales, Farah Leisure.
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is celebrating more than three million riders on four of its 45 thrilling rides, slides and attractions from the region and beyond, including famous faces the Tamilian superstar Rajinikanth, Macklemore and Dannii Minogue, as it completed two splashingly successful years of operations this weekend.
Since opening its doors in late 2014, Yas Mall, Aldar’s flagship retail development has been making waves, bringing a brand new shopping, dining and entertainment experience to the Middle East. Within close proximity to the airport and seven luxury hotels, Yas Mall has fast establishing itself as one of the most popular malls in the region, serving as an exciting leisure break destination for tourists from all over the GCC.
Yas Island, the GCC’s favorite tourist destination, is set to participate at the upcoming SATTE, South Asia’s leading travel and tourism event, which will take place in Delhi from 29-31 January 2014. The event will provide the ideal platform to promote Yas Island among over 7,500 qualified buyers and trade visitors over three days.
British actor Jude Law, the heart-throb star of countless Hollywood hits, swapped red carpets for chequered flags on a recent trip to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit - the futuristic home of the emirate’s annual Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Mike Oswald, general manager, Yas Waterworld, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa.
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.
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.
Fresh from her triumphant show at the Super Bowl at the weekend, superstar Madonna has confirmed she will play Yas Island Abu Dhabi later this year. The world’s top selling female recording artist will take the stage at the luxury destination on June 3rd as part of the Yas Island Show Weekends.
PRCo UK has been appointed by Yas Marina, one of the premier marinas in Abu Dhabi. Located at the heart of the Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island Abu Dhabi, designed and built to the highest international standards, the Yas Marina has 143 berths for yachts of 10 metres to 150 metres.
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.