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  • Hala Abu DhabiYour travel and tourism partner in the UAE


    Hala Abu DhabiYour travel and tourism

    partner in the UAE



    ABOUT HALA ABU DHABIThe DMC & PCO of Etihad Airways.

    Established in 2010, Hala Abu Dhabi is wholly owned by Etihad Airways and sits within the Commercial Division of the airline. As both a Destination Management Company (DMC) and Professional Conference Organizer (PCO), Hala Abu Dhabi helps drive business into Abu Dhabi and the UAE to support the capitals 2030 Vision.

    Our team of talented and experienced international managers offers competitively priced products and comprehensive trade support to ensure that the UAE is the number one choice for all visitors. Our multilingual MICE, Sports and FIT teams are dedicated to service the inbound markets with the appropriate language skills, experience and expertise to deliver the best-in-class ground experience to your guests.

    Our trade and customer online booking system allows both B2B and B2C capability making it easy to book best rate hotel accommodation, resort services, attractions and activities real time with instant confirmation. In addition, our experienced and trained staff are available 365 days a year to further assist with any requests.




    WHY DO BUSINESS WITH US?Because we are your one-stop shop when it comes to the UAE.

    Division of Etihad AirwaysHala Abu Dhabi enjoys a fully integrated support structure from the airline including flights, cargo, airport services & suppliers and embraces the guest experience from the air to ground by delivering outstanding as standard service every time. We are proud to exclusively operate the Abu Dhabi Stopover programme and capitalize on our commercial sponsorship deals for F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Golf Championship and other major sporting events.

    Accommodation wholesalerHaving the largest network of accommodation providers in Abu Dhabi enables us to offer excellent FIT rates. This, along with our excellent supplier relationships, gives us great negotiating power across the United Arab Emirates.

    Unrivalled Hala operated productsDelivered by multilingual, male & female Guest Guides who are trained to Etihad standards. Whether in the desert or cities, all tours reflect our values of Safety, Education and Enjoyment.

    Client-friendly online booking system With immediate confirmation, accessible for B2B and B2C clients guaranteeing great rates year round, our user-friendly system makes booking the destination Abu Dhabi the obvious choice.

    Dedicated reservations teamOffers full support throughout planning, booking and operational processes in the UAE.

    ICCA accredited Professional Conference OrganizerWith a dedicated in-house team of experienced managers and planners, we execute small to large scale events with creativity and cost efficiency. We offer fully integrated event / conference planning and management services from end to end in Abu Dhabi and the UAE

    Official DMC for Golf in Abu Dhabi,Hala Abu Dhabi enjoys access to preferred tee times and rates at the most popular golf courses. Our team of in-house golf experts package breaks for golf enthusiasts or can organize a corporate tournament whatever your client needs.

    Strong stakeholder relationsWith private and public stakeholders such as tourism authorities, airports immigration and general destination infrastructure, we facilitate processes, demands and a seamless entry and ground experience. Your clients can relax and so can you.




    WHY ABU DHABI?A thriving destination be here from the start, with us.

    Strategically positioned at the heart of one of the worlds fastest developing regions.Abu Dhabi is easily accessible on Etihad Airways from all major international destinations. More carriers than ever are now flying to our award-winning Abu Dhabi International Airport. Geographically positioned in an ideal location to break long-haul and mid-haul travel, Abu Dhabi presents the best opportunity to international travelers to sample Arabian culture and leisure activities all year round, while enjoying the comfort of high standard international accommodation.

    Fantastic variety of high standard accommodation, at affordable rates.Abu Dhabi continues to surprise visitors with its large variety of world-class 3, 4 and 5-star accommodation options at affordable rates. Visitors can enjoy the tranquility of the Emirate in full luxury with a wide choice of competitively priced activities.

    Climate and Weather.Year-round sunshine, blue skies, and warm conditions make every visit to Abu Dhabi a real pleasure. Rainfall is rare, and temperatures range from around 25C on a winter day, to highs of approximately 42C during the summer. Since all public and private establishments are equipped with air-conditioning, even the warmest months are pleasurable.

    Stunning nature.A plethora of islands sit within Abu Dhabis warm turquoise waters. Some are destinations in their own right and offer variety from entertainment to culture and luxury, from untouched beaches and wildlife sanctuaries to championship-standard golf facilities.

    Cultural treasures.With over 200 natural islands, more than 400 kilometers of pristine coastline, tranquil oases, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, modern cityscapes, rocky, mountain-like heights, and awe-inspiring deserts, Abu Dhabi offers a diversity of visitor experiences. Your customers can tour former palaces, forts, one of the worlds largest mosques, renovated oases, desert camps, and indulge in experiences such as falconry, camel trekking and Arabias famed hospitality.

    A world of fun activities.With such variety of nature and attractions, Abu Dhabi has so much to offer to visitors. For a short stay, your customers try a desert safari, a city tour, a visit to the mosque and the heritage sites, or discover the future of Saadiyat Island with a visit to the cultural centre Manarat Al Saadiyat, showcasing the birth of Le Louvre Abu Dhabi and the Guggenheim Museum. Affordable public transportation, a well-planned road system, and plenty of sidewalks make Abu Dhabi easy to navigate.

    Sustainable tourism development.In Abu Dhabi, sustainability is reflected by diverse projects, such as wildlife nature reserves, millions of plants and trees, a protected mangrove forest close to the city, turtles nesting at Saadiyat Island, and the Arabian Oryxes preservation scheme. Visitors can spot dolphins in their natural environment, watch wildlife on Sir Baniyas Island, explore the untouched desert, and discover the Oasis City of Al Ain.

    Where lifestyle meets hospitality.Arabian hospitality is renowned worldwide, and in Abu Dhabi, its a lifestyle. Here, the warmth of welcome and generosity that emerged from encountering travellers in the desert generations ago is very much a part of life today from serving traditional Arabic coffee to an absolute dedication to the highest standards of modern service.

    Unique blend of cultures.Abu Dhabis culture is firmly rooted in its strong local heritage, and the combination of international influences has created a shining example of the regions true commitment to tolerance and hospitality.

    Safety and Security.Abu Dhabi is one of the worlds safest destinations, and has been named by Mercer Consultants as the Safest City in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi Police has a set up a division to specifically assist all visitors, as the Emirate takes the responsibility of delivering a secure environment for residents and visitors very seriously. Your customers will find the local population both national and expatriate friendly and more than happy to help out with any enquiries.




    IN-DESTINATION SERVICESWhatever, whenever: well make it happen. Hala Abu Dhabi can handle every aspect of holidays and breaks in the UAE. We are able to tailor our inventory of flights, hotels, tours and other travel services to meet your customers needs, taking care of them from the minute they arrive to ensure a seamless and positive destination experience.

    Meet & GreetGive your customers the welcome service they deserve with their very own Hala Abu Dhabi Representative ready to greet them at the airport. Our Meet & Greet Service ensures an effortless and hassle-free experience exclusively for Etihad Airways guests at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The service can be booked for all travellers, including family, friends and business clients. An experienced member of our hospitality team will guide you through airport processes and ensure your arrival, transit or departure is as comfortable as your flight.

    VisaHala Abu Dhabi provides visa services when flying Etihad Airways. Citizens of various countries are allowed to enter the UAE without a visa prior to arrival, but for those who require one, Hala Abu Dhabi can assist in the application of tourist visa. These visas are valid for a 30-day stay. Our new UAE visa service makes every journey as comfortable and hassle-free as possible.

    TransportHala Abu Dhabi manages transportation needs, including chauffeured cars, minivans, coaches for groups and even exclusive yachts, seaplanes or helicopters. Essentially, any form of transport can be easily arranged for your guests.

    HotelsDue to our excellent relationships with local 3, 4 and 5-star hotels, we can offer your customers competitive rates for every type of stay. Our online booking system offers an overview of the wide choice of accommodation, including rates and availability.

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