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Record Cruise Numbers in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI TOURISM & CULTURE AUTHORITY (TCA ABU DHABI) IS CELEBRATING 2016 AS A YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT WITH RECORD NUMBERS OF SHIP CALLS AND PASSENGERS IN THE 2015- 2016 SEASON AS WELL AS THE RECENT LAUNCH OF SIR BANI YAS CRUISE BEACH.

During the 2015-2016 season, the emirate welcomed over 100 ship calls, seven regional rotational callers and more than 228,000 passengers, which TCA Abu Dhabi forecasting growth around 10 percent this year.

H.E. Saif Saeed Ghobash, director general, TCA Abu Dhabi, said, "Our strategic intervention is strengthening the cruise sector's influence on the tourism economy and contributing to the emirate's economic diversification.

This is now Abu Dhabi's longest ever cruise season where we will welcome 139 ship calls to Abu Dhabi and 39 to Sir Bani Yas Island."