Over 1 mn guests stayed in Abu Dhabi hotels

July 27th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) About 1.1 million guests stayed in hotels in the emirate of Abu Dhabi during the first six months of 2012, up by 14 percent, compared to the same period last year, it was announced Thursday.

Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) data show that 1,189,995 guests checked into hotels across the emirate during the period.

“This is a very encouraging performance which leaves us well on track to attain our yearly target of 2.3 million guests,” said Mubarak Al Muhairi, director general of TCA.

“The task ahead is to maintain the momentum but we are relatively confident of doing this as we look forward to a season ahead packed with major events, including the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Abu Dhabi Art.”

–IANS/WAM
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