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Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

27 February 2019 - Tourism Wings

The 26th edition of World Travel Awards is all set to have its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on April 25th.The festive occasion is going to be adorned with peerless figureheads and decision-makers of the Arabian travel industry.

On the occasion the founder of World Travel Awards (WTA) worded, “For the past 26 years, WTA has maintained its position as the industry leader consistently proving its value as the global benchmark for acknowledging excellences in travel and tourism. I am anxious to welcome the most senior decision-makers of the Arabian travel industry for what promises to be a most memorable evening at this phenomenal new attraction of Abu Dhabi.”

Founded in the year 1993, World Travel Awards is the travel industry’s most prestigious awards programme, rewarding excellencies in the tourism, airline, hotel and resorts and everything that is related to the industry. This year’s red-carpet evening at Abu Dhabi will form the second leg of the World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2019.

Detailing about the venue – Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, is one among the newest tourist attractions of the capital city. Following its opening on July 25th 2018, it is the world’s first-ever Warner Bros branded indoor theme park, that represents another milestone in Abu Dhabi’s remarkable journey of a leading tourist destinations of the World. The gracious evening’s main attraction will be the park’s latest addition to Yas Island’s theme parks, joining Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld.

Coming to Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi’s salient features, it’s an indoor theme park sprawling over 1.65 million sq. ft. Being located on Yas Island, the park is highlighted with six immersive lands with 29 state-of-the-art rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unmatchable live entertainment shows, as well as a variety of themed dining and retail outlets.

General manager, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, Don Strickler, boasting the evening, said, “We are honoured and excited to welcome the prestigious World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi for the first time this year. The choice of our Park as host for this coveted industry event refers to the growing appeal of theme parks within the leisure and entertainment sector in the region.”

He added, ‘The honour of bringing together some of the world’s leading travel industry professionals and organizations for an evening full of many successes and celebrations is absolutely thrilling.’

Apart from the huge celebration at UAE, WTA is also hosting ceremonies in Montego Bay (Jamaica), Mauritius, Madeira, La Paz (Bolivia) and Phu Quoc (Vietnam), with the winners progressing to the Grand Final in Muscat (Oman) as part of its Grand Tour 2019.

With a long 25 years of glorious history, World Travel Awards is now acknowledged as a global brand with ultimate hallmark of quality and winners, setting the benchmark to which all others crave for.

World Travel Awards as an event covers the globe with an array of regional ceremonies every year. These ceremonies are executed to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

Here are the Details of the Night :

Date :Thursday, 25th April 2019

Hours :

19:00 CocktailReception

20:00 Gala Dinner & Ceremony

23:00 Evening will draw to a close

Telephone :

+44 (0) 20 7925 0000

Source: Tourism Wings


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