Tag: Abu Dhabi
Collecting travel data from vacationers 18–35 years old, Hilton Hotels and Resorts and travel technology partner LikeWhere determined the top travel destinations and trends for young sightseers. After collecting crowd-sourced research from millennial-aged travelers, LikeWhere created a list of the highest-scoring locales based on a telling list of criteria, including architecture, heritage, diversity, culture, local cuisine, available activities and, of course, Instagram-worthiness.
The Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card recently launched BoldFamilyTravel.Chase.com, an interactive, online resource allowing families to plan future travel together. The launch followed the Marriott Bonvoy Bold™ Card Survey of parents and grandparents that revealed most parents believe children are important resources for planning family vacations and that one-third of parents don’t currently involve their children in planning but would like to.
One family name standing out in a child of a certain age’s mind is Warner Bros. and its first indoor theme park, Warner Bros. World, is coming to Abu Dhabi. Developed by Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, is reportedly investing in a $1 billion partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment.
More and more families find themselves traveling to the Middle East, seeking the luxury lifestyle from authentic cultural experiences and vibrant cities to incredible beach days and high-end accommodations. With a city as opulent as Abu Dhabi offering a taste of all of the above, it can be surprisingly easy to stay and play in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., even on a budget.
By Becca Hensley Riding a festooned camel through sand dunes as tall as canyons, my daughter and I feel like characters from a fairy tale. We gallivant across flaxen hills of sand with nothing but desert in sight, our hands firmly grasping our camels’ humps. In harmony, we think of Aladdin and The Arabian Nights stories based on Middle Eastern fairy tales, set in unnamed lands of enchantment. Thus, entranced, we scour the ground for a genie and his lamp. It could happen — in Abu Dhabi.