Abu Dhabi: The Department of Culture and Tourism– Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) will be showcasing the emirate’s outstanding attractions to travel partners from around the world at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019 this month.
The participation at ATM, which takes place from April 28 to May 1 in Dubai, will promote Abu Dhabi’s thrilling theme parks, shopping experiences and hotels, as well as world-class cultural attractions such as Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Hosn.
DCT Abu Dhabi will also be detailing the successes of continued growth in 2018 and announcing its extensive plans for the year ahead, through six stand areas on display at ATM, including an Abu Dhabi Culture and Al Ain Culture area, Abu Dhabi Cricket T10 stand, Overseas Office Desks, Abu Dhabi Airport Zone and Abu Dhabi Calendar stand. Other co-participants include Abu Dhabi National Hotels, Arabian Adventures, Emirates Palace, Emirates Park Zoo, Zaya Nurai Island, Anantara Hotels and Nirvana Travel Tourism.
Saeed Rashed Al Saeed, Destination Marketing Director of DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “It is our pleasure to be able to represent Abu Dhabi at the Arabian Travel Market 2019. As one of the region’s most diverse destinations, Abu Dhabi succeeds in blending heritage and historical sites with modern experiences.
“Our participation this year will give Abu Dhabi new strategic momentum to enhance the capital’s local and regional presence. We want to showcase Abu Dhabi to the world as a unique destination that caters to visitors of all ages and nationalities with its diverse mix of attractions, activities and initiatives.”
Abu Dhabi continues to be one of the world’s fastest-growing travel destinations, hosting a wide range of tourists from the GCC, Europe, India and China. During the event, DCT Abu Dhabi will share with international partners information on all the cultural and touristic attractions the capital has to offer, furthering the city’s reputation as a global destination for travellers to visit.
The emirate has recently relaunched and revamped its events website, which is part of DCT Abu Dhabi’s strategy to increase attendance at a range of events in 2019 and beyond. The rebranded website, called Abu Dhabi Calendar, aims to attract greater levels of web traffic with a new look that better communicates with DCT Abu Dhabi’s priority target markets and key audiences in India, China, Australia, the Middle East, the USA and Europe.
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About the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
The Department of Culture and Tourism conserves and promotes the heritage and culture of Abu Dhabi emirate and leverages them in the development of a world-class, sustainable destination of distinction that enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The Department manages the emirate’s tourism sector and markets the destination internationally through a wide range of activities aimed at attracting visitors and investment. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The Department of Culture and Tourism supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key role played by the Department is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.
© Press Release 2019