Why Abu Dhabi

The UAE Capital

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE and the nation’s largest emirate, occupying 84% of the national landmass territory, with 200 islands and a coastline stretching over 700km. There are 2.9m people living in Abu Dhabi, representing 33% of the total UAE population.

With world-class stability, connectivity and ease of doing business, Abu Dhabi has been ranked as the world’s safest city, as well as one of best places to visit, do business, invest and work worldwide. 

A strong and stable economy 

Abu Dhabi is the largest UAE emirate by both size and GDP contribution to the UAE’s economy.

Abu Dhabi’s economic vision revolves around short and long-term plans, such as Government Accelerators Programme – Ghadan 21 and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.

Launched in 2019, the aim of Ghadan 21 is to enhance Abu Dhabi’s competitiveness through four main pillars: business and investment, society, knowledge and innovation, and lifestyle. The first phase includes over 50 initiatives that concentrate on citizen, resident and investor priorities.

The Abu Dhabi Government also identified eight additional pillars for developing the Emirate’s social, political and economic future:

  • A large empowered private sector
  • A sustainable knowledge-based economy
  • An optimal transparent regulatory environment
  • A continuation of strong and diverse, international relationships
  • The optimisation of the Emirate’s resources
  • Premium education, healthcare and infrastructure assets
  • Complete international and domestic security
  • Maintaining Abu Dhabi’s values, culture and heritage

A vibrant and diversified tourism and MICE destination 

Abu Dhabi’s heritage, history, nature and unique event venues inspire meeting planners from around the world to host more than 500 events annually across the UAE’s capital.

A rich collection of luxury-brand and boutique hotels, independent meeting facilities and international conference venues – including Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC) – form the backbone of meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) activities and events in Abu Dhabi.

The Emirate’s wide assortment of hotel venues includes city hotels, desert resorts, luxury Bedouin camps, beach resorts, and more.

Abu Dhabi is also the cultural hub of the UAE. Visitors experience the rich authenticity of Emirati heritage, modern art and museums, as well as a wide range of family entertainment attractions, shopping destinations and world-famous cuisines.

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