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Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances passengers' experience with new summer initiatives

Abu Dhabi International Airport has introduced a series of new initiatives to enhance the travellers’ experience this summer. The airport has joined forces with major brands to offer a range of discounts for passengers, including free vouchers from jewellery shops and promotions on electronics. The airport also offers a fast transit visa service upon arrival, and upgraded WiFi service throughout the facility.

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The world's first Warner Bros theme park to open in Abu Dhabi this month

Aiming to double the number of travellers choosing Abu Dhabi as their holiday destination, Abu Dhabi is soon to open the world's first ever Warner Bros theme park. The $1 billion Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is due to open its doors on 25th July and expectation has been building up for months for what will be not only the first theme park of its kind in the Middle East but the entire planet.

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Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort to open in Abu Dhabi in November 2018

The Jumeirah Group has revealed that the Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort will open to guests in November 2018. The luxury resort in Abu Dhabi has been designed by DBI Australia, and it will have 293 guest rooms, including 70 suites and eight upscale villas with private pools. The hotel’s facilities will include eight restaurants and bars, three outdoor pools, tennis courts, a fitness centre and a spa with 14 treatment rooms.

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Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl to open in June 2018

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts has announced it will open a new hotel in Abu Dhabi in June. The hotel group will debut its Grand Hyatt brand in the emirate with the launch of Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl. The luxury property will have 332 guest rooms, 36 suites and 60 full-service one and two-bedroom residences with views overlooking the city and Arabian Gulf.

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July opening for new Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

The new Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park is scheduled to open in July 2018. The 1.65 million-square-foot park will have six immersive lands, including DC's Metropolis and Gotham City. The attraction will have 29 exciting rides, attractions, live entertainment experiences, and many restaurants, cafes and shops that will sell themed merchandise.

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Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas in Abu Dhabi received its first paying guest last month

Rotana Hotels and Resorts is celebrating the soft launch of the Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas in Abu Dhabi. The official opening will take place in September this year, but guests are being welcomed to the five-star property which has 340 guest rooms, suites and villas, plus seven dining venues, a kids' club, a fitness centre, spa, tennis courts and swimming pools.

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World’s first Warner Bros indoor theme park to open in Abu Dhabi this summer

The first Warner Bros.-branded indoor theme park is scheduled to open this summer in the United Arab Emirates. The Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi will feature six lands from DC's famous comic books and films. These will include Metropolis, Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch, and Warner Bros. Plaza. Visitors will be able to enjoy fun rides and attractions, themed restaurants and gift shops.

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Rotana Pearl Abu Dhabi opens to guests

Rotana has announced the opening of the new Pearl Rotana Abu Dhabi hotel. Located in the Capital Business Centre business district in Abu Dhabi, the luxury hotel has 315 guest rooms and suites with views of the Arabian Gulf. Facilities include a rooftop swimming pool, spa treatment rooms, a Bodylines fitness and wellness club, ad five restaurants and bars serving international cuisine.

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Aqua Fun, the first inflatable water park in Abu Dhabi opens to public

The first inflatable waterpark has opened to the public in Abu Dhabi. Aqua Fun is home to an obstacle course with bridges, steps, monkey bars, balloons, ramps, and slides. Located on the Corniche in Abu Dhabi, next to St Regis and Hilton hotels, the new water attraction has capacity for up to 250 people and it provides an energetic workout for visitors.

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Tom Cruise shoots scenes for new Mission Impossible film in Abu Dhabi

The world-renowned spy film series should make its debut on the big screen this summer, and some of the final scenes are being shot in the UAE. Images have been released on social media of the star, Tom Cruise, shooting stunts and incredible action scenes for the sixth Mission Impossible movie. This is the fifth major Hollywood production to be filmed in the stunning emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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Abu Dhabi International Airport enhances passengers' experience with new summer initiatives

Abu Dhabi International Airport has introduced a series of new initiatives to enhance the travellers’ experience this summer. The airport has joined forces with major brands to offer a range of discounts for passengers, including free vouchers from jewellery shops and promotions on electronics. The airport also offers a fast transit visa service upon arrival, and upgraded WiFi service throughout the facility.

The world's first Warner Bros theme park to open in Abu Dhabi this month

Aiming to double the number of travellers choosing Abu Dhabi as their holiday destination, Abu Dhabi is soon to open the world's first ever Warner Bros theme park. The $1 billion Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi is due to open its doors on 25th July and expectation has been building up for months for what will be not only the first theme park of its kind in the Middle East but the entire planet.

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort to open in Abu Dhabi in November 2018

The Jumeirah Group has revealed that the Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort will open to guests in November 2018. The luxury resort in Abu Dhabi has been designed by DBI Australia, and it will have 293 guest rooms, including 70 suites and eight upscale villas with private pools. The hotel’s facilities will include eight restaurants and bars, three outdoor pools, tennis courts, a fitness centre and a spa with 14 treatment rooms.