Sun 11-03-2018 16:42 PM
ABU DHABI, 11th March, 2018 (WAM) — The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi has picked up the award for the ‘Best Stand in Middle East Region’ at ITB Berlin in Germany for its pavilion featuring the best of the emirate’s attractions and hotels.
DCT Abu Dhabi was joined by 48 partners and stakeholders between the 7th and 11th March, including the Etihad Airways, along with leading hotels, destination management companies; tour operators; and key attractions from across all three regions.
Sultan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Executive Director – Tourism Sector at DCT Abu Dhabi, said, “We are very proud to pick up this award which is a testament to the hard work of everyone involved in showcasing the emirate here in Germany. Our pavilion was exciting and entertaining for our visitors, and gave people an immersive experience of visiting the emirate utilising virtual reality, the latest technology, and live demonstrations.”
“Our participation in ITB Berlin this year has been impressive, as Abu Dhabi was also awarded in the ‘Personal Security’ category in the Destination Satisfaction Index, SDI, and seven of Abu Dhabi’s best hotels have also been recognised, he added.
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