17 Mar 2016 11:00
Etihad Holidays has launched a new campaign promising “guaranteed sunshine or your next holiday for free” to attract more UK based visitors to holiday in Abu Dhabi.
aims to bring more business and leisure travellers to the UAE capital over the
summer months. The “Abu Dhabi: sunshine
guaranteed or your next holiday for free” campaign will apply to every
booking that consists of a flight and hotel-inclusive package between May and
September. Visitors who experience more than 5mm of rainfall during their stay
in Abu Dhabi will receive another holiday free of charge.
Etihad Holidays is launching
the campaign alongside the opening of its new UK
office. In the UK, Etihad Holidays will operate under its own Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL) and as a
member of ABTA, the UK’s leading travel association.
In 2015, more than 230,000
passengers travelled from the UK to Abu Dhabi, a 14 percent rise on figures for
2014 - according to recent statistics released by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and
Mohammed Al Bulooki, Vice
President UAE Commercial at Etihad Airways, said: “Our guests from the United Kingdom are
repeatedly telling us that they want the
acclaimed Etihad Airways experience to extend to every part of their journey to Abu Dhabi
and we aim to deliver on their wishes. We are confident that this amazing
destination, which we are proud to call home, will
enthral and captivate all those who visit us via our three
gateways in the UK.
Dhabi is already a thriving and cosmopolitan tourism hub which has a
considerable amount to offer every visitor, whether they are here for the
year-round sunshine, the spectacular cultural sites and institutions, or for
the ultimate adventure getaway. We are committed to being a key driver in
helping to further grow the tourism industry in the Emirate.”
Etihad Airways currently
serves three UK airports, with three flights per day from London Heathrow, two
flights per day from Manchester Airport and five flights per week from the
Scottish capital, Edinburgh.
In addition to
purchasing holidays in the UAE, UK guests will be able to choose from more than
300 packages for destinations in China, Malaysia, Maldives, Oman, Seychelles,
Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
launched in 2004, offers dynamically packaged holidays at exceptional rates
with many of the world’s leading hotel brands and provides an extensive range
of additional services including its stopover programme, tours, excursions,
family attractions, safaris, and car hire, all of which use the Etihad Airways
and partner airline flight network.
dedicated agent portal includes product information, package suggestions and
options with preferable commission rates to incentivise the trade on bookings. Packages
can be booked through our dedicated website, Etihad Holiday offices or your
preferred travel agent. For more
information about Etihad Holidays, visit www.etihadholidays.co.uk.