Danat Al Ain Resort Hosts Induction Ceremony of Special Olympics MENA

Press release
Published March 14th, 2018 - 11:24 GMT
During the event at Danat Al Ain Resort to introduce the UAE Special Olympics Team.
During the event at Danat Al Ain Resort to introduce the UAE Special Olympics Team.

Days before the kickoff of the Special Olympics MENA in Abu Dhabi, a special induction ceremony was held in the premises of Danat Al Ain Resort to introduce the UAE Special Olympics Team.

The 9th edition of the regional games will begin in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates on March 14th. H.E. SHAMMA BINT SUHAIL FARIS AL MAZRUI, UAE Minister of State for Youth Affairs graced the occasion and met the UAE Special Olympic Team players.

Danat Al Ain Resort’s General Manager Ahmed Margoushy said, “We feel proud and happy to host today’s special ceremony ahead of the much awaited Special Olympics MENA Games. We would like to extend our heartfelt wishes to the UAE Special Olympics Team.”

Background Information

Danat Al Ain Resort

Danat Al Ain Resort, managed by Danat Hotels & Resorts, a division of National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels is located in Al Ain, the famous ‘Garden City of the Gulf’, a haven of peace and tranquility.

The resort is a 75-minute drive from Dubai and 90 minutes drive from Abu Dhabi but a short five-minute drive from Al Ain Centre. The 5-star property features 216 rooms and suites with balconies overlooking the lush green gardens or the Jebel Hafeet Mountain. The spacious suites are elegantly furnished with satellite TVs, high speed internet access, 24-hour in-room dining and mini bar.

There are 22 Mediterranean style villas, ranging from one-bedroom apartments to 2-bedroom detached villas. Danat Al Ain Resort encompasses a choice of seven bars and restaurants ranging from contemporary to fresh and modern and Indian cuisines namely Arabesque, Tanjore, Luce, Tea Lounge, Oasis Café, Oasis Pool Bar and Shooters. For meetings and conferences, the ballroom can seat up to 1000 guests while the other meeting rooms can accommodate smaller groups. For complete well being, Danat Al Ain Resort has three swimming pools, two gymnasiums, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, squash and tennis courts, Spa and outdoor play area.

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