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Abu Dhabi 48 Hour Stopover Challenge !!

Experience the thrill of awe-inspiring, Arabian nights in a city that never disappoints. Abu Dhabi is the epitome of Middle Eastern class and adventure that will always leave your clients wanting more!

They will discover captivating culture, unparalleled luxury, and exhilarating entertainment in the capital of the UAE. Abu Dhabi is the largest of UAE’s seven Emirates and is home to world-famous sights such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Emirates Palace, the floating Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, and the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

From flourishing cities to relaxing beaches to breath-taking desert sand dunes, Abu Dhabi has something for everyone to enjoy. Your clients can explore this thriving metropolis’ world-renowned hotels, tours, and more at great rates with the help of CCRA Suppliers and experience a trip of a lifetime!

The Abu Dhabi 48 Hour Stopover Challenge

Etihad Airways pioneering spirit and traditions of hospitality are drawn from our home Abu Dhabi.  Fly with us to Abu Dhabi and discover a land that is rich with culture and heritage, offering world-class art collections, exhibitions and the new Louvre Abu Dhabi.  Our home is blessed with year-round sunshine and boasts more than 400 miles of coastline with pristine beaches, over 200 islands, lush mangrove forests, unique desert landscapes, and shopping malls – all filled with breathtaking experiences.

Whichever type of experience you prefer, Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi has the options that suit your desires. Learn more at www.etihad.com and see the Abu Dhabi 48 hour Stopover Challenge at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhZgRWOQQrw

Agencies that are currently participating in the CCRA AirSelect program and approved to use the Etihad Airways agreement can book their clients to this amazing destination and take advantage of point of sale commissions too!  If your agency is ARC accredited, books via a GDS and is not part of AirSelect, we recommend that you register at www.ccra.com/air.  If you are an independent travel professional, you can book your clients through the Etihad Airways website or through one of the CCRA consolidator partners which can be found at www.ccra.com/suppliersearch using the keyword “Air Consolidator”.

Learn more about Etihad here

Louvre Abu Dhabi, an Arabic-Galactic Wonder, Revises Art History

from The New York Times

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — A decade in the planning and five years past its due date, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has finally opened here in this sun-scoured capital city of the United Arab Emirates. And whatever else can be said of the new museum, it’s a sight to see…

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Where to find the biggest and best of Abu Dhabi

from Lonely Planet

Combining the biggest and the brashest with the flashiest and the fastest, Abu Dhabi is home to some of the world’s most exciting new adventures. So what if your budget may not stretch as far as a local sheikh’s? Here are some of the city’s perfect spots to live out the millionaire lifestyle for a day.

Need some more guidance? CCRA has suppliers and experts to help you navigate and book Abu Dhabi.

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What to See on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island

from Travel + Leisure

Abu Dhabi is quickly gaining ground on its UAE neighbor, Dubai, as the stopover of choice for visitors on their way to Africa and Asia. An upcoming flourish of new arts venues means it’s on its way to becoming a tourist destination in itself (and worth that 13-hour Etihad flight). The city is gearing up for the openings of a Jean Nouvel-designed branch of the Louvre museum as well as a Frank Gehry-conceived outpost of the Guggenheim.

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