Welcome to Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is increasingly popular destination for holiday makers and the business community, who want a fascinating blend of distinct hospitality and traditional Arabian culture and charm.
Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates, a metropolis that holds a unique mix of traditional Arabian charm and cosmopolitan sophistication. Combined with its beautiful beaches, fantastic shopping and top international resorts, Abu Dhabi City is an ideal place to visit.
Great milestones have been taken to protect Abu Dhabi’s natural scenery and to preserve the authentic spirit of its tradition that is outlined in pleasant surroundings of its sun-kissed waterfront and its abundant parks and tree-lined boulevards. Known as the ‘Green State’, Abu Dhabi contains almost 200 preserved islands.
Extensive works of expansion and infrastructure upgrades have taken place in Abu Dhabi during the recent years. One of the most welcome recent developments is the expansion and extension of the waterfront Corniche, with its white sandy beaches and wide Mediterranean-style promenade. With a vision to mark Abu Dhabi as a tourism hub in the Middle East, the government has developed several entertainment facilities including Yas Island that contain Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld as well as the Saadiyat Island holding a melting pot of cultural monuments such as the second Guggenheim Museum.
For more information about Abu Dhabi, visit the Abu Dhabi travel and tourism website at www.visitabudhabi.ae