Miral’s World Famous Attractions and Experiences Win Big at the 2021 World Travel Awards

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Published October 17th, 2021 - 08:56 GMT
Miral’s World Famous Attractions and Experiences Win Big at the 2021 World Travel Awards
Yas Island.
Highlights
Yas Island recognised as ‘Middle East’s Leading Tourism Project’ for the third year running
Grand total of seven awards won acknowledging Yas Island’s position as a top global tourist destination

Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of magnetic experiences, has been recognised at the prestigious World Travel Awards - Middle East 2021, with Yas Island and its world-class theme parks and experiences winning across multiple categories.

 In total, Yas Island was recognised in seven categories and for the third consecutive year, Yas Island received the ‘Middle East's Leading Tourism Development Project’ award, testament to the global reputation of the leading leisure and entertainment destination.

 The Island’s world-class theme parks, experiences and attractions were also recognised in multiple categories including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, home to family-friendly attractions and award winning rollercoasters, named the ‘Middle East’s Leading Theme Park 2021’. In addition, Yas Waterworld, the world’s first Emirati-themed waterpark, has once again been awarded ‘Middle East’s Leading Water Park 2021’, while Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park, was recognised as the ‘Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2021’ for the third year in a row. The record-breaking adventure hub CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, boasting the world’s largest indoor flight chamber and the region’s tallest indoor climbing wall, was again awarded the accolade of ‘Middle East’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction 2021’.

 Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral, said: “2021 represents a landmark year for the UAE as the nation not only celebrates the Golden Jubilee, but also the successful opening of Expo 2020, a global showcase for Abu Dhabi to welcome even more international visitors.  We are proud that Miral’s iconic attractions, destinations and experiences have once again been recognised for attracting tourists from across the world. Yas Island’s immersive hospitality and leisure attractions have continued to offer memorable experiences for our guests, further positioning it as a leading destination for entertainment, leisure and business.”

For over 10 years, Miral has delivered on its vision for Yas Island to become one of the world’s top global tourist destinations. Its unique portfolio of attractions and experiences on the island includes many world firsts and record-breaking attractions; Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi; adventure hub CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi. It has been announced that the upcoming WB Abu Dhabi hotel, operated by Hilton under the Curio Collection brand, will open its doors to guests on 11 November 2021.

The World Travel Awards are regarded as the people’s choice accolade as they are decided entirely by public vote. They were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. The awards are recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

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