Bab Al Qasr Hotel Teams Up with the Abu Dhabi
Tourism & Culture Authority to Promote the Capital in Kazakhstan
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 23 September, 2017: As part of an initiative carried out in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority’s (ADTCA), Bab Al Qasr Hotel hosted a seven-member media delegation from Kazakhstan aimed to promote Abu Dhabi Tourism in Kazakhstan. The group had the opportunity to not only explore the capital but also experience the essence of Arabia in the prestigious Bab Al Qasr from 16-20 of September.
The media trip follows the UAE leadership’s decision to permit Kazakh tourists to obtain a visa on arrival, bringing about a surge in local tourism from the region. Thereafter, Etihad Airways has introduced a fleet of direct flights from the Kazakh capital Astana to Abu Dhabi, further making the city a more attractive and appealing vacation spot for Kazah tourists.
Murshed Al Shamsi, Bab Al Qasr Hotel’s Director of Protocol said in a statement, “Such a project can promote tourism in Abu Dhabi, especially as the city is preparing for the new season”. “Media trips are a good way to promote the nation’s rich culture, tourism and increase international awareness on the vast variety of experiences offered in Abu Dhabi.”
The delegation represented diverse target markets and age groups of Kazakhstan expanding its effects across different levels. Reporters from capital.kz, Kazakhstan’s most popular international platform, Atameken Business Channel abctv.kz, and lifestyle publications #1 Mag and Robb Report were accompanied by representatives from the Tourism and Cultural Authority and Kazunion tour operator.
The group was attracted to the wonders of Abu Dhabi, be it the pristine beaches, the flamboyance of its hotels, its extravagant variety of enriching leisure experiences, and the warm hospitality signature to the city’s community.
Mr Al Shamsi commented, “It is quite an entirely new form to combine city promotion and tourism. I hope to achieve more deepened communication and cooperation between the two countries”.
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About Bab Al Qasr Hotel
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences is a unique new landmark on Abu Dhabi’s ever-changing skyline with iconic architecture and traditionally inspired Arabian décor combined to create a contemporary celebration of Arabian hospitality. Bab Al Qasr Hotel comprises a total of 677 spacious and luxurious guest rooms (412) and apartments (265) all designed to capture the heritage of the region. Rooms offer a variety of landmark Abu Dhabi views of the Presidential Palace, the Corniche and Seaview. The hotel overlooks a 140m private beach with facilities for recreational activities that includes a fitness centre and a 35m infinity swimming pool.
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences located in the city of Abu Dhabi is just a short walk from the Marina Shopping Centre and heritage village, and 30 minutes from Abu Dhabi International Airport.