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Kolkata Travel Trade Professionals Experience Varied Facets of Destination Abu Dhabi

All India, 25th September 2015 : Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) in association with Etihad Airways & Rotana group of hotels recently conducted a familiarization trip for top-of-the-line travel trade professionals from Kolkata and Eastern India region during 14th-19th Sept. 2015.

The Group consisted of leading travel agencies including International Travel House, Riya Travel & Tours, FCM Travel Solutions, Travair Connections, Aviana Travels, Vensimal World Travels, A&A Travel Zone and Southwind Travels.

The agents were treated to traditional Arabian Hospitality and facets of Abu Dhabi as a Complete Holiday Destination. There was a lot of interest generated from agents as this was the very first fam trip out of Kolkata gateway to Abu Dhabi.

The trade members were highly impressed with popular attractions including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace and Ferrari World, also enjoying dune safari, besides surprising attractions including Falcon Hospital and tours of Masdar City and Al Forsan sporting facilities.

The agents experienced the facilities at various stunning properties, including Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, Fairmont, Yas Viceroy, St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Beach Rotana and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.


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. Its policies, plans and programmes relate to the preservation of heritage and culture, including protecting archaeological and historical sites and to developing museums, including the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. The authority supports intellectual and artistic activities and cultural events to nurture a rich cultural environment and honour the emirate’s heritage. A key authority role is to create synergy in the destination’s development through close co-ordination with its wide-ranging stakeholder base.

For more information please contact:
Pukhraj Varshneya
PR and Brand Executive
Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority
Tel: +91 11 23737348, +91 9810871469 Fax: +91 11 23350270
Email: PVarshneya@tcaabudhabi.ae