The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) recently announced the launch of the ‘Abu Dhabi Specialist Programme’, an e-learning platform which will educate travel trade industry professionals with all destination-related information about the emirate through a series of online courses.
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s leisure and entertainment hub, was illuminated in blue on April 16 at 20:00 in UAE time in support of the global #LightItBlue campaign where landmarks across the Middle East united to shine a light on frontline and essential workers who are working tirelessly every day.
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the capital’s first low-cost carrier, on April 23 announced that it has received its Air Operating Certificate (AOC), which allows it to start operating from Abu Dhabi as the fifth UAE national airline.
The move by Abu Dhabi’s Executive Committee to form an infrastructure committee to oversee the development and operation of infrastructure in the emirate is an important step at a critical time for the construction sector, said GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Etihad Airways and Tencent Holdings Limited (Tencent), a leading provider of Internet value added services in China, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a collaboration that will identify potential opportunities in promoting the growth and development of innovation and digitalisation for the tourism industry.
Millennium Central Mafraq, a four-star resort-style hotel located at Al Mafraq area, Abu Dhabi, announced the appointment of Osama Ibrahim, as the general manager of the hotel.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s leading theme park, is introducing exciting new attractions for guests of all ages in the lead up to its 10th anniversary this November.
Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, announced a new development; Yas Village which is an affordable modern living community on Yas Island, spreading across 108,600 m2 and fitting all needs.
Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA has taken over operations of Mafraq Hotel Abu Dhabi and reflagging it as Millennium Central Mafraq which had taken effective from January 01.
Yas Island Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, has closed off 2019 with resounding success, sweeping up 32 awards and accolades for its world-class attractions, infrastructure projects and developments.