According to Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), this year’s Yas Island’s Eid festivities achieved huge success welcoming more than 500,000 local and international visitors. 

During the week-long Eid celebrations, island hotel occupancy rates saw an impressive increase of 11 percent year-on-year, while demand for accommodation across the emirate soared.

Noting that the wide range of offers, activities and entertainment attracted visitors to the emirate, H.E. Saif Saeed Ghobash, director general, TCA Abu Dhabi, revealed, “We are delighted with the success of the 2017 Eid-Al-Fitr celebrations across the emirate which has seen many of our leading hotels achieve near full occupancy as tourists from across the region chose Abu Dhabi as the place to spend their holiday.”