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Abu Dhabi’s landmark Yas Island

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Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi - just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. The unique holiday destination is a popular choice for tourists from Germany. Surrounded by crystal-clear waters, and dotted with some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks, Yas island is home to three globally-renowned theme parks including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi; Guinness World Record breaking adventure hub CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, as well as outstanding motorsports, including the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix, an  award-winning golf venue, the 25 square kilometer Yas Island  also includes Abu Dhabi’s largest mall with 400 international brands, and an incredible 165 dining options, one of the region’s top links golf courses, and a luxury yacht marina and beach. Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences all within the 25 sqm km Island.

In honor of its 10th anniversary, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi recently launched two new thrilling experiences, the Roof Walk and Zip Line. The two first-of-their-kind experiences on Yas Island. With the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Roof Walk experience, guests can scale the Park’s signature red roof and take in spectacular views of Yas Island. On the other hand, the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Zip Line allows guests to conquer a first-of-its-kind challenge on Yas Island as they zip from the heart of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi through the Flying Aces roller coaster loop. Guests seeking to bring along family and friends can even gear up for the dual racing challenge for an added thrill to the unparalleled adventure.

That’s not all that is new, Yas Island’s Etihad Arena is the UAE's new landmark of entertainment with the largest multi-purpose indoor entertainment arena, purpose-built for versatility and ease of use. With an 18,000-standing capacity built around the 3,565 sqm Main Bowl, in addition to a separate 1,188sqm elegant Grand Ballroom with a 510sqm of private pre-function space, the new arena provides space for international events and concerts, which the island is known for.

To date, Yas Island has been awarded the coveted WTTC ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, marking the first destination in Abu Dhabi to receive the international honour world to enable travellers to identify destinations and businesses that have adopted its health and hygiene global standardised protocols.

In addition,  Yas Island has introduced numerous safety measures such as the widely commended ‘Yas Wellness Program’ and the ‘#TogetherAtYas’ platform which offers guests a guide to the comprehensive safety measures on Yas Island and is a one-stop shop for all the responsible and fun experiences on Yas Island.

Launched as part of ‘#TogetherAtYas’, the Yas Wellness Program is a comprehensive wellness program that was created in addition to the island’s enhanced hygiene and social distancing measures, granting guests direct access to a dedicated team of Yas Wellness ambassadors.

Visitors can book the “Stay & Play” Package with a hotel stay across selected Yas Island and Abu Dhabi hotels with theme park tickets, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi. Within the package there is also complimentary access to Yas Beach, with add-ons to visit some of Abu Dhabi’s most impressive cultural attractions including Qasr Al Watan, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Hosn Abu Dhabi.

Guests can now also book a package through travel partners and stay at the recently launched five-star Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Hotel  with stays including a 1-day general admission ticket to one of Yas Island’s award-winning theme parks, to experience the ultimate vacation for families, enjoying both a luxury beach resort and world record-breaking theme parks in one location.

The sprawling hotel located in the vibrant Yas Bay area is Yas Island’s first five-star family beach resort, with 545 spacious rooms and suites, sensational dining experiences and amenities including an all-day dining restaurant, Eforea Spa and Health Club, Beach and Kids Clubs, two Ballrooms and access to a myriad of entertainment and nightlife attractions, as well as access to Yas Island’s award-winning theme parks included in every stay.

Yas Island’s thrilling theme parks and unparalleled attractions, have earned more than 130 global awards since the opening of the Island’s first attraction in 2008, closing off 2020 on a high note achieving 35 awards and accolades, as part of its ongoing global recognition for its outstanding and unique experiences.

To learn more about Yas Island’s attractions and book ‘Stay and Play’ packages, travel partners can visit www.experiencehub.com

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