Yas Island is UAE’s ultimate leisure and entertainment destination offering a wide range of experiences for the young and the young at heart, with its state of the art facets. With 5 iconic architectural structures: Yas Waterworld, the largest waterpark in UAE with towering Jebel Dana and the Lost Pearl, the expansive rooftop of Ferrari World, home to the largest Ferrari logo in the world at the world’s first Ferrari branded theme park, the Yas Marina FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS GRAND PRIX race track, the LED diamond-paneling of Yas Viceroy Hotel and UAE’s 2nd largest retail experience Yas Mall. Yas Island is the perfect place for the ultimate vacation experience, all year long!
Destination Yas Island sent out a team including Farah Leisure Parks Management (Operators of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi & Yas Water World) and all of its hotels to meet with key individuals of the Indian travel industry and media fraternity in Delhi and Mumbai; to discuss strategic methods to push the destination in the Indian market. Joining them was the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority, who has always supportive of such initiatives.
India is one of the fastest growing travel markets in the world. Close proximity to UAE puts India ahead of other source markets for Yas Island. Indians are willing to explore the world for unique travel experiences. Yas Island, a magnificent example of human endeavour and creativity in Abu Dhabi is a hotspot where the Indian traveler is flocking to.
The partners for the roadshow were – Yas Island, Farah Leisure Parks Management; Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority; Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi; Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island; Yas Island Rotana & Radisson Blu & Park Inn Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island.
Attending the roadshows were Mr. Bruno P. Wiley, VP Sales - Farah Leisure Parks Management; Ms. Cynthia Goh, Product & International Marketing Co-ordinator, Yas Island; Mr. Bejan Dinshaw – Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority; Mr. Melbin Francis – Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi; Mr. Pradeep Bhandari - Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island; Ms. Mamta Pall - Yas Island Rotana; Mr. Afsar Khan - Radisson Blu and Park Inn Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island.
Wiley rated India as the top source market for Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld. He further said, “ We have marked a rise in Indian footfalls since the inaugural and receive about 30 percent of our business from this market for Ferrari World. We are looking at further increasing our International presence and have been getting FIT, families, MICE and leisure groups. Going forward we intend to keep developing and offering innovative attractions to visitors in phases."
Farah Leisure chose this occasion to announce the upcoming thrilling ride at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi - 'Flying Aces' featuring the world’s tallest loop on a roller coaster ride. Set for a grand launch in the latter part of January, Flying Aces is sure to woo travelers and break records.