Published on : Monday, October 23, 2017
United Arab Emirates is taking the chance to promote tourism and trade from India and for that Abu Dhabi government’s Department of Culture and Tourism is going to organise the first-ever “Abu Dhabi Week” in India
This week-long initiative is to showcase the tourism, cultural heritage, art, entertainment and sports prowess of United Arab Emirates through a multi-city exhibition is to be held from October 27 to 29 in Mumbai and from November 3 to 5 in New Delhi.
Saif Saeed Ghobash, Director General, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi said that India is a key tier-I priority for Abu Dhabi and represents our second-largest international source market for hotel guests.
The ‘Abu Dhabi Week’, will encourage Emirate’s travel partners and stakeholders to capitalise on the rapid growth of Indian visitors choosing to explore the emirate.
Saif Saeed Ghobash also added that apart from positioning the emirate as a holiday destination, they will also emphasize the message that Abu Dhabi is an ideal business location for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) industry with a superb choice of venues.
The “Abu Dhabi Week” which will be held in New Delhi will offer a selection of interactive experiences like virtual reality booths which will provide life-like encounters of Ferrari World, Desert Safari and Etihad Airways flights to give a hands-on sense of the remarkable Abu Dhabi experience.
Tourism in UAE has witnessed a year-on-year increase of 9 per cent with Abu Dhabi welcoming 225,000 Indian hotel guests from January to August. Etihad Airways and Jet Airways are operating about 282 flights a week from 13 different Indian states.