Tourism, Entertainment, and Sports Fever in the UAE
Tourists, residents, and Legions of F1 fans can head to the 10th edition of Yas Marina Circuit’s Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix event. The Department of Culture and Tourism, is expecting around 60,000 fans for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Saif Saeed Ghobash, undersecretary of DCT Abu Dhabi, stated that the F1 event would provide the Capital a chance to display its distinct range of infrastructure, attractions, and accommodation. Apart from witnessing racing cars vroom on the circuit, one can also be a part of the star-studded performances on the Yas Island.
One shouldn’t miss the Dubai Frame which has bagged the award for being Tall Structures at the Structural Award. It is a giant picture frame that would allow residents to enjoy a 360 degree view of the city. The structure stands in Dubai’s Zabeel Park and tells the story of Dubai’s present, past, and future.
The two 150-meter high transparent glass towers are connected by a 93-meter bridge. From the bridge visitors the North illustrates the landmarks of old Dubai, such as Deira, Umm Hurair, etc whereas the South depicts the modern shopping malls, Burj Khalifa, and Sheikh Zayed Road skyscrapers. The award was conferred during a glittering award ceremony in London.
UAE’s tourism drive is helping the Northern Emirates to gain huge benefits. In fact, Northern Emirates which tries to focus on heritage, culture, and adventure is witnessing a spike of foreign tourists. The emirates of Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Ajman are turning into popular tourist attractions as these emirates are taking part in different global events; along with the help of different kind of promotions. While Sharjah is trying to promote itself as a cultural and heritage institution within the Arab World; Ras Al Kkhaimah is focusing on the beaches.
Adrenaline junkies can head to Ras Al Khaimah as it has installed the world’s longest zipline at Jebel. Over the coming years, mountain biking is going to come up. according to experts, UAE is going to remain as the tourist hub in the region, with Dubai going to attract 20 million tourist by 2020.