Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Successfully Concludes First Leg of Road Shows in India

All India, 14th February 2017: With India being the best source market for Abu Dhabi, the Emirate’s tourism and culture authority successfully concluded their four-city road shows from 7th-13th February which took place in Lucknow, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi.

TCA Abu Dhabi’s road show exhibited 13 stakeholders which included Etihad Airways, Emirates Palace, Lama Tours & Holidays, Rotana Hotels, Dusit Thani (Abu Dhabi), Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Telal Resorts, St Regis Saadiyat, Aloft Abu Dhabi, Marriott Downtown, Jannah Hotels & Resorts, Dnata and Yas Island Abu Dhabi.

Bejan Dinshaw, Country Manager, TCA Abu Dhabi India, said: “In order to inculcate India’s position as the best source market for Abu Dhabi tourism, we would like to thank our trade partners for the exceptional work and their endless support last year.”

“We have received an amazing response in 2016. The recorded figures of the Indian guests who checked into Abu Dhabi hotels this year is 323,388 accounting with a longer-than-average stay of 3.05 nights. The overall guest nights were recorded to be 987,738. This makes it a 15% year-over-year increase. Furthermore, we intend to increase this value in the coming year.”


TCA Abu Dhabi is now headed towards the upcoming biggest travel exhibition SATTE, which is being held in Delhi from 15th-17th February. After commencing SATTE, the team will be headed for OTM, which is being held in Mumbai from 21st-23rd February.

In order to portray Abu Dhabi as an apt film tourism destination, TCA Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Film commission is also taking part in IIFTC (India International Film Tourism Conclave) which is being held from 23rd to 25th February in Mumbai.

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ABOUT ABU DHABI TOURISM & CULTURE AUTHORITY
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority 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 which enriches the lives of visitors and residents alike. The authority 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 the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The authority supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key authority role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.

For more information please contact:
Anu Bhat
PR and Brand Executive
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
India
Tel: +91 11 23737348, +91 9643674469 | Fax: +91 11 23350270
Email: ABhat@tcaabudhabi.ae