Abu Dhabi set to Host WTTC's Global Summit

02/12/2011 - Northern Emirates Property & Investment News Posted by Neil King
Abu Dhabi set to Host WTTC's Global Summit

Abu Dhabi has been selected as the host city for the World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) global Summit in 2013.As such, the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority national carrier and Etihad Airways will be official hosts of what is now the biggest annual gathering of travel and tourism leaders.The event will take place in April and May 2013 and will mean an increase in the number of people flying into the emirate.This could come as good news to a number of property investors running buy-to-let businesses in Abu Dhabi.David Scowsill, president and chief executive officer of WTTC, said: "Our Global Summit is the most influential travel and tourism event of the year, bringing together almost 1,000 industry leaders, to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the industry today."I'm very pleased that Abu Dhabi will host our 2013 Global Summit. With its distinctive Arabian hospitality and world-class infrastructure, Abu Dhabi will be an enchanting destination for our top-level delegates."