Yas Island, the UAE’s prime business, leisure and entertainment destination, is participating in the Riyadh Travel Fair 2014 (RTF), a leading travel industry event, to raise awareness of its world-class attractions with the UAE’s largest travel market.
The four-day Riyadh Travel Fair 2014 – running from the 15th to 18th of April – is the biggest travel and tourism show in Saudi Arabia and plays an important role in connecting the local hospitality industry with leading destinations. Yas Island will be showcasing its offerings to key industry professionals and travel enthusiasts at the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority’s (TCA) stand hoping to further the trend of Saudi travellers keeping Abu Dhabi and Yas Island top of mind.
“Our efforts to promote the unforgettable experiences of Yas Island to leisure and corporate guests, complemented by the close proximity of Saudi Arabia to the UAE, has resulted in a significant increase of visitors from Saudi Arabia to Abu Dhabi when comparing January 2014 with January 2013,” said Karim El Guanaini, Vice President of Yas Island Destination Management. “The Riyadh Travel Fair presents a fantastic opportunity for us to meet new Saudi partners and tour operators, in order to continue this phenomenal growth, and further introduce Saudi customers to a unique product offering”.
Attractions to be highlighted at RTF, and that make Yas Island one of the UAE’s fastest growing destinations with Saudi visitors include: Yas Marina Circuit, home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX TM that attracts almost 70,000 visitors over the course of four days, and where visitors can drive a Formula Yas 3000cc V6 or Aston Martin GT4; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park, presenting the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa; Yas Waterworld, where visitors can experience the ultimate water adventure featuring 43 Emirati-branded rides and slides; Yas Links Golf Course, offering sensational sea views; Yas Marina, where visitors of all ages can stroll along the calm turquoise waters and enjoy world-class dining; and, seven stunning hotels offering a range of affordable to luxury accommodation and international cuisines.
“Yas Island offers inclusive business and leisure packages and arrangements to suit the needs of Saudi families – something that sets Yas Island apart from other destinations. Whether you are seeking a corporate package with a unique driving experience and yachting, or a family holiday with theme parks and a variety of different cuisines to cater to your family’s tastes, Yas Island can tailor the experience to your needs”, Mr El Guanaini concluded.
Yas Island will soon be launching its coolest summer ever campaign. From the beginning of May until the end of September, the UAE’s up and coming leisure and entertainment destination will be offering the ultimate summer escape, with a lineup of shaded, unforgettable activities and two for one deals. Located just seven minutes from the Abu Dhabi International Airport, and driving distance from several Saudi cities, Yas Island is considered one of the most convenient destinations for Saudi travellers.
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