Abu Dhabi named world’s leading sports tourism destination
Representatives from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi received the award for the World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards in Muscat.
The award is the latest in several prestigious accolades gained by Abu Dhabi this year, including being selected as the Middle East’s Leading Business Tourism Destination at the Middle East edition of WTA and Best City Break at the UK’s Selling Travel Agents’ Choice Awards.
Abu Dhabi shined as a premium destination for sports tourism in 2019 after hosting some of the world’s top sporting events, such as the FIFA Club World Cup, the first edition of the UAE Tour, the AFC Asian Cup 2019, the Special Olympics World Games 2019, the UFC 242 showdown and the Brazil versus South Korea international friendly. Gulfnews.com