Leisure Week - Industry news and jobs in sport, health & fitness, spa & beauty, attractions & museums, commercial leisure and hospitality
 News | Jobs | Sign up for our free e-zine 22 January 2018 
11 Aug 2017
Abu Dhabi plans stronger heritage links with new tourism agreement
By Tom Anstey
Abu Dhabi plans stronger heritage links with new tourism agreement
An Islamic potter teaching a female tourist making ceramic pots in Heritage villages in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Photo: Victor Jiang / Shutterstock.com
The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) and Emirates Heritage Club have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Abu dhabi as a cultural tourism hub.

The landmark agreement will see the two bodies cooperate to work in the fields of tourism, culture and marketing, with the MoU aiming to promote Abu Dhabi’s heritage and cultural activities to an international audience.

“Our partnership with Emirates Heritage Club seeks to revitalise the emirate’s rich heritage and cultural assets so as to develop tourism and boost investment in this vital sector,” said TCA director general, Saeed Ghobash.

“It also aims to document unique cultural heritage elements by experts, narrators, and academics from both sides.”

The MoU agreement falls in line with Abu Dhabi’s strategic plan to build upon the emirate’s history and enhance its cultural vision for future generations.

In addition to promoting Abu Dhabi’s cultural heritage through marketing and social media networking, the two parties will also work together in organisation of cultural events and activities in areas such as the Sheikh Zayed Museum, the Heritage Village and at the Sweihan Festival.

The UAE in recent years has taken a number of steps to preserve and promote its cultural heritage after in 2011 Unesco dedicated the six Al Ain Oases and the archaeological sites of Bida bint Saud, Hafeet and Hili as World Heritage sites. In October last year, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, promised investment into these sites to turn them into viable tourist attractions.

back
Jobs in this issue
Host
Winchester
energie group
Swimming Instructor Level 1
Leighton Buzzard
energie group
Implementation Manager
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
ClubWise
Sales Executive - Business Development Role
Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
ClubWise
General Manager
Sutton, United Kingdom
The Gym Group
Female PT, Pilates and Yoga Coach
London, United Kingdom
SportsJobs4Women
Female Group Exercise and PT Coach
London, United Kingdom
SportsJobs4Women
Multi-Sports Coach
London, United Kingdom
LeisureForce
Leisure Assistant
Leicester, United Kingdom
De Montfort University
Spa Director
Monticello, NY, United States
WTS International
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Bracknell Forest, United Kingdom
Coral Reef (Bracknell Forest)
Membership consultants
Sunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Everyone Active




Post your jobs online .... click here
The Leisure Media Company, Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ.
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 Fax: +44 (0)1462 433909 |
About us | © Cybertrek Ltd