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A destination of distinction

Destination Abu Dhabi

Located in the heart of the Middle East, Abu Dhabi is a global and strategic hub for commerce and travel. It has a strong and resilient economy and its wealth continues to grow. Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates is arguably one of the richest cities in the world with over 9% of all known oil reserves, over US$500 billion invested in projects that are already in development and a US$1 trillion sovereign wealth fund.

A progressive, cosmopolitan capital, which successfully blends breathtaking natural scenery with a modern urban lifestyle; and dynamic global outlook with timeless traditions. It is a vibrant city which offers a vast range of events and attractions to visitors from all over the world catering for all types of travel including:

- The Island City of Abu Dhabi is surrounded by turquoise blue seas and year round sunshine
- A 5km white sandy beach fringes the length of the Corniche; just meters away from the bustling city skyline
- An array of traditional gold and spice souks, coupled with some of the region's largest and most diverse shopping malls, makes Abu Dhabi a shopping paradise for all tastes

Sports & Events
Abu Dhabi is home to a wide range of international sporting events that take place throughout the year, including:
- Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix
- Abu Dhabi Red Bull Air Race
- Capitala World Tennis Championship
- Abu Dhabi Gold Championships
- 2010 FIFA Club World Cup

Cultural and Islamic Sites
- One of the world's largest and most impressive religious structures - the Sheikh Zayed (Grand) Mosque
- The luxurious Emirates Palace - a classically themed Arabian-style hotel - plays host to a range of arts and culture events throughout the year
- Abu Dhabi's Heritage Village - a reconstruction of a traditional Bedouin encampment, and a tribute to the country's proud heritage

Business Conferences & Incentives
- Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) is the regions largest conference facility
- Hosting some of the world's largest international events including:
- International Defence Exhibition (45,000 delegates)
- World Future Energy Summit (15,000 delegates)

Eco-tourism Destinations
- The stunning Desert Islands destination, off the coast of Abu Dhabi, has many eco-friendly initiatives, including mangrove preservation projects and is the region's only African & Arabian wildlife nature reserve
- Sir Bani Yas Island, part of the Desert Islands group, is home to the largest free-roaming herd of Arabian Oryx on the Arabian Peninsula
- The flagship Saadiyat Island project is being developed with environmentally-sensitive initiatives, including protecting local nesting sites of the endangered Hawksbill Turtle.