Kuwait witnesses increasing demand for packages to Abu Dhabi

26/05/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Kuwait witnesses increasing demand for packages to Abu Dhabi

Kuwait's outbound travel industry is seeing increasing demand for packages to Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital.Tanweer Anwar of Kuwait's Lama Tours explained that leisure and business trips are expected to maintain steady growth throughout the year, ameinfo.com has reported."Abu Dhabi is a growing tourism destination and attractions such as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi have definitely boosted the emirate's appeal to Kuwaitis," he remarked."The flow of requests for packages to the emirate combining Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with shopping and family attractions has increased since the opening of the theme park last year and we expect further demand now that the park is introducing 'Kids Go Free' promotion during the 'Summer in Abu Dhabi' festival."Airline Etihad Airways has, for example, seen ticket sales rise around 30 per cent from January to April this year compared to the same period in 2010.This is according to Hareb Al Muhairi, vice president of sales UAE, who said that Yas Island's attractions and concerts are "gaining in popularity with travellers from Kuwait".