The iconic new attraction is the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, and the world’s largest indoor theme park, giving Yas Island visitors a perfect new way to beat the summer heat.
Recognised as the Middle East’s Leading Water Park by voters at the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here speaks to Bianca Sammut, general manager at Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi, about the honour and what it means to her team at the park.
Having beaten its rivals to the title of Middle East’s Leading Waterpark at the World Travel Awards earlier this month, Bianca Sammut, general manager at Yas Waterworld, here tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to her and her team. Also on the agenda at Arabian Travel Market is the launch of a new attraction at the park in the coming months.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was created in tribute to Ferrari’s passion, heritage, excellence, innovation and performance. Here Anjjelo San Buenaventura visits for Breaking Travel News to discover how those values translate into one of the leading tourism attractions in the Middle East.
Hilton has announced Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort will be part of the AED12 billion development plan announced by Miral for the southern end of Yas Island. The development of the new property is part of efforts to further position the island among the world’s most sought-after destinations by 2022.
FLASH Entertainment, the Middle East’s premier live events company, announced earlier that Coldplay will return to Abu Dhabi to celebrate the New Year with their UAE fans. The event, on Saturday, December 31st, will take place at the du Arena, Yas Island. Coldplay’s show forms part of the A Head Full of Dreams Tour, presented by du Live! and brought to Abu Dhabi by FLASH Entertainment in association with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s vibrant entertainment and leisure destination.
Miral and Warner Bros have revealed the Warner Bros. themed destination is set to open in Abu Dhabi. Situated on Yas Island, the development will include the only Warner Bros. branded hotel alongside the immersive theme park. The first phase of the project, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, is set to open in 2018.
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.