Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority Successfully Concludes Road Shows in India
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | December 15, 2016 | News
Abu Dhabi UAE
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 December 5 to 8 which took place in Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
TCA Abu Dhabi’s roadshow featured 10 stakeholders which included Etihad Airways, Lama Tours & Holidays, ORYX International Tourism, Ryna Tourism, Armed forces Officers Club & Hotel, Rotana, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Seawings, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, and Yas Island Abu Dhabi.
"In order to inculcate India’s position as the best source market for Abu Dhabi tourism, we like to thank our trade partners before wrapping up the financial year. In the first half of this year 152,423 Indians checked into Abu Dhabi hotels which was a 20% year-over-year increase. Indian guests accounted for 7% of all hotel stays in the Emirate, with a longer-than-average stay of 3.4 nights. Furthermore, we intend to either increase this value or maintain the same ratio in the coming year." said Bejan Dinshaw, Country Manager, TCA Abu Dhabi, India.
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.
The roadshows took place from December 5 to 8 in Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Mumbai.