The Galleria Al Maryah Island, a premier lifestyle and shopping destination in the heart of Al Maryah Abu Dhabi, recorded numerous accomplishments in 2020 including surpassing 22 million in footfall, the opening of over 68 new stores and achieving double-digit growth. All of this was achieved while maintaining the highest health and safety standards for guests throughout the destination. As a result of these successes, The Galleria has firmly established itself as the pre-eminent retail destination in Abu Dhabi.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has partnered with local designers to upcycle obsolete aircraft cabin interiors into pieces of art, as an environmentally friendly alternative of dealing with waste.
The Abu Dhabi Convention and Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB) has made a successful start to this year by winning the ‘Best Marketing Destination’ award at the MICE China Forum and Awards.
Amadeus has signed a wide-ranging technology partnership agreement with OK Travels and Tourism LLC, a fully-fledged tour operator and ticket sales travel company in Abu Dhabi.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi hit an exciting milestone this week as its two newest thrilling experiences, the Roof Walk and Zip Line, officially marked 1,000 experiences. The two first-of-their-kind experiences on Yas Island first launched in November of last year in honor of the Park’s 10th anniversary.
The launch of Wizz Air’s Abu Dhabi arm could pay dividends for the low-cost carrier by tapping into underserved markets and support the emirate by stimulating inbound tourism. This recent development reinforces the necessity for low-cost competition, and the airline will support the stimulation of leisure demand to the UAE during and post-COVID-19, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Effective February 15, Etihad Airways will recommence passenger flights from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, to Doha, Qatar, subject to the applicable government approvals. The service will operate daily using an Airbus A320 and a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
An exciting new project recently launched that will see adventurers soon able to embark on exciting desert explorations in Abu Dhabi.
Marriott Hotel Downtown and Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi announced the appointment of Katrin Herz as the new multi property general manager.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) hosted its first ever virtual roadshow in China from December 08-09, 2020, connecting more than 100 Chinese tour operators and travel agencies with 37 of its partners and stakeholders, including Destination Management Companies (DMCs) from across the emirate, representatives from Etihad Airways, Yas island, and the emirate’s hotels and attractions.