Abu Dhabi plans stronger heritage links with new tourism agreement | attractionsmanagement.com news
POST YOUR JOB ONLINE
Free ezine/digital edition sign up
Jobs . News . Features . Video . Products . Magazine . Handbook . Advertise . Contact us  
NEWS
Abu Dhabi plans stronger heritage links with new tourism agreement
POSTED 11 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) and Emirates Heritage Club have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Abu dhabi as a cultural tourism hub.

The landmark agreement will see the two bodies cooperate to work in the fields of tourism, culture and marketing, with the MoU aiming to promote Abu Dhabi’s heritage and cultural activities to an international audience.

“Our partnership with Emirates Heritage Club seeks to revitalise the emirate’s rich heritage and cultural assets so as to develop tourism and boost investment in this vital sector,” said TCA director general, Saeed Ghobash.

“It also aims to document unique cultural heritage elements by experts, narrators, and academics from both sides.”

The MoU agreement falls in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to build upon the emirate’s history and enhance its cultural vision for future generations.

In addition to promoting Abu Dhabi’s cultural heritage through marketing and social media networking, the two parties will also work together in organisation of cultural events and activities in areas such as the Sheikh Zayed Museum, the Heritage Village and at the Sweihan Festival.

The UAE in recent years has taken a number of steps to preserve and promote its cultural heritage after in 2011 Unesco dedicated the six Al Ain Oases and the archaeological sites of Bida bint Saud, Hafeet and Hili as World Heritage sites. In October last year, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, promised investment into these sites to turn them into viable tourist attractions.
The MoU agreement falls in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to build upon the emirate’s history and enhance its cultural vision for future generations Credit: TCA
RELATED STORIES
Life for Abu Dhabi's Guggenheim as contractors invited to renew tender bids


The team behind the development of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi have asked contractors to renew their tender bids, indicating the long-stalled development could be about to splutter back into life after several years on the shelf.
Gotham City, Bedrock and more for Warner Bros' Abu Dhabi theme park


Miral – the developer behind Abu Dhabi’s new Warner Bros theme park on Yas Island – has revealed new details on the upcoming attraction, which will be made up of six immersive worlds inspired by popular IPs.
AED700m investment in Ferrari World to bring visitors to Abu Dhabi


Yas Island’s Ferrari World is receiving investment of AED700m (US$190.6m, €178m, £153m) for developments of new rides and experiences, including its landmark “Turbo Track”, which will snake out from the heart of the iconic structure through its roof.
SeaWorld announces plans for orca-free theme park in Abu Dhabi


SeaWorld has finally confirmed the location for its Middle Eastern attraction, announcing a partnership with Miral to develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi – a first-of-its-kind marine theme park on Yas Island.
MORE NEWS
Nairobi’s The Beacon set to be Alsop’s only African foray
Planning permission has been granted to architect All Design for one of the late Will Alsop’s final creations before his untimely passing in May 2018, which will be a gregarious shopping centre and office development in Nairobi, Kenya.
Cave which trapped Thai schoolboys to become 'living museum'
The cave in which 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach were trapped for 18 days is to be turned into a museum highlighting the bold rescue operation that saw them escape unharmed.
Scientists urge London's Science Museum to end fossil fuel partnerships
A collection of nearly 50 scientists has urged the London Science Museum to end three oil company partnerships, with the collective arguing the sponsorships are "undermining" the museum as a scientific institution.
Decades of Wheels car museum planned for Route 66 at Kansas
Located beside the famous Route 66 in Kansas, Texas, a new car museum will showcase some of the US’s most loved cars and motorbikes.
+ More news   
LATEST JOBS
Forest Centre Operations Manager
Forestry Commission
Salary: £29,695 - £32,811
Job location: Thetford, UK
Marketing Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Marketing Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Facilities Technician
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Winter Haven, Florida, USA
Education Specialist
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Duty Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
+ More jobs  

COMPANY PROFILE
Antonio Zamperla Spa

Zamperla offers a broad range of rides. Providing entertaining amusement for high-adrenaline [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

IAAPA ASIA 2018: WhiteWater signs exclusive distribution deal with Life Floor
WhiteWater has entered into a new partnership with flooring manufacturer, Life Floor. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

ParadropVR by Frontgrid
Offering a truly immersive VR experience. Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion - VR/5D Films Showreel 2016 – Red Raion
Birds of a Feather 4D Trailer – nWave Pictures
The innovative fun climbing concept – Clip 'n Climb
+ More videos  

CATALOGUE GALLERY
 

+ More catalogues  
ATTRACTIONS DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
ATTRACTIONS DIARY

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

World Leisure Congress 2018

tbc, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23-27 Sep 2018

EAS (Euro Attractions Show) 2018

RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, Amsterdam, Germany
+ More diary  
LATEST ISSUES
+ View Magazine Archive

Attractions Management

2018 issue 2


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2018 issue 1


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2017 issue 4


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management

2017 issue 3


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Management News

11 Jul 2018 issue 108


View on turning pages
Download PDF
View archive
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription

Attractions Handbook

2018


View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
FREE digital subscription
Print subscription
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT NEWS
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018
Jobs . News . Products . Magazine
NEWS
Abu Dhabi plans stronger heritage links with new tourism agreement
POSTED 11 Aug 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) and Emirates Heritage Club have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Abu dhabi as a cultural tourism hub.

The landmark agreement will see the two bodies cooperate to work in the fields of tourism, culture and marketing, with the MoU aiming to promote Abu Dhabi’s heritage and cultural activities to an international audience.

“Our partnership with Emirates Heritage Club seeks to revitalise the emirate’s rich heritage and cultural assets so as to develop tourism and boost investment in this vital sector,” said TCA director general, Saeed Ghobash.

“It also aims to document unique cultural heritage elements by experts, narrators, and academics from both sides.”

The MoU agreement falls in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to build upon the emirate’s history and enhance its cultural vision for future generations.

In addition to promoting Abu Dhabi’s cultural heritage through marketing and social media networking, the two parties will also work together in organisation of cultural events and activities in areas such as the Sheikh Zayed Museum, the Heritage Village and at the Sweihan Festival.

The UAE in recent years has taken a number of steps to preserve and promote its cultural heritage after in 2011 Unesco dedicated the six Al Ain Oases and the archaeological sites of Bida bint Saud, Hafeet and Hili as World Heritage sites. In October last year, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, promised investment into these sites to turn them into viable tourist attractions.
The MoU agreement falls in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to build upon the emirate’s history and enhance its cultural vision for future generations Credit: TCA
RELATED STORIES
Life for Abu Dhabi's Guggenheim as contractors invited to renew tender bids


The team behind the development of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi have asked contractors to renew their tender bids, indicating the long-stalled development could be about to splutter back into life after several years on the shelf.
Gotham City, Bedrock and more for Warner Bros' Abu Dhabi theme park


Miral – the developer behind Abu Dhabi’s new Warner Bros theme park on Yas Island – has revealed new details on the upcoming attraction, which will be made up of six immersive worlds inspired by popular IPs.
AED700m investment in Ferrari World to bring visitors to Abu Dhabi


Yas Island’s Ferrari World is receiving investment of AED700m (US$190.6m, €178m, £153m) for developments of new rides and experiences, including its landmark “Turbo Track”, which will snake out from the heart of the iconic structure through its roof.
SeaWorld announces plans for orca-free theme park in Abu Dhabi


SeaWorld has finally confirmed the location for its Middle Eastern attraction, announcing a partnership with Miral to develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi – a first-of-its-kind marine theme park on Yas Island.
MORE NEWS
Nairobi’s The Beacon set to be Alsop’s only African foray
Planning permission has been granted to architect All Design for one of the late Will Alsop’s final creations before his untimely passing in May 2018, which will be a gregarious shopping centre and office development in Nairobi, Kenya.
Cave which trapped Thai schoolboys to become 'living museum'
The cave in which 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach were trapped for 18 days is to be turned into a museum highlighting the bold rescue operation that saw them escape unharmed.
Scientists urge London's Science Museum to end fossil fuel partnerships
A collection of nearly 50 scientists has urged the London Science Museum to end three oil company partnerships, with the collective arguing the sponsorships are "undermining" the museum as a scientific institution.
Decades of Wheels car museum planned for Route 66 at Kansas
Located beside the famous Route 66 in Kansas, Texas, a new car museum will showcase some of the US’s most loved cars and motorbikes.
+ More news   
LATEST JOBS
Forest Centre Operations Manager
Forestry Commission
Salary: £29,695 - £32,811
Job location: Thetford, UK
Marketing Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Marketing Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Facilities Technician
Legoland
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Winter Haven, Florida, USA
Education Specialist
Sea Life
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Duty Manager
Legoland Discovery Centre
Salary: Competitive
Job location: Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
+ More jobs  
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
ATTRACTIONS MANAGEMENT NEWS
ATTRACTIONS HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS