Abu Dhabi Travel and Tourism Week set to drive economic growth

The Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi has announced Abu Dhabi Travel and Tourism Week from September 25-30.

The platform brings together the emirate’s travel and tourism industry to foster growth and reinforce Abu Dhabi as a global tourism hub. 

The initiative aligns with the emirate’s broader vision to welcome over 24 million visitors this year and boost business and leisure tourism industries, driving economic impact to the capital and beyond.

The week starts with the first City Tourism Briefing event and supports the roll-out of the Abu Dhabi Business Events Forum, Abu Dhabi Wedding Show and the Future Hospitality Summit. 

It leverages tourism stakeholders from diverse industries all contributing their expertise and insights to drive progress. 

HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi, said: “The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 drives our ambitions to build a strong foundation of strategic partnerships that facilitate the establishment of the emirate as a thriving global hub for business, investment, and leisure travel.  

“The Abu Dhabi Travel and Tourism Week is set to unlock new opportunities that reaffirm our commitment to positioning Abu Dhabi as a dynamic and sustainable hub for tourism. 

“We look forward to fostering growth in the sector by accelerating high-potential industries such as gastronomy, aviation, and business events and welcome all of our partners and future collaborators to join us in our journey.” 

Abu Dhabi Travel and Tourism Week will advance the emirate’s tourism industry across a range of sectors, such as meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions events, hospitality, destination marketing, weddings, tourism strategy, and more  

The platform joins a slate of DCT Abu Dhabi acceleration programmes that are strategically designed to boost growth, elevate experiences, and reinforce the emirate’s status as a global culture and tourism hub. 

These include MICE industry incentive schemes such as Advantage Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi Culinary Programme.

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