Abu Dhabi readies itself to host Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12

22/09/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Abu Dhabi readies itself to host Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12

Abu Dhabi is preparing to host the Volvo Ocean Race 2011/12 and fans of the event this New Year.And the emirate has moved a significant step closer to being ready to host the spectacular event.This is because it has been confirmed that construction infrastructure has just been completed on the Abu Dhabi Corniche 'Destination Village', the venue for the festival.During the event, the UAE capital will be the focal point of proceedings, welcoming an array of yachts as well as thousands of fans.It has been announced that the event will welcome members of the public free of charge.Meanwhile, speculation has suggested that pop icon Britney Spears is in line to make a surprise appearance at the glitzy Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix.An article appearing on Arabian Business suggested that the Hit Me Baby One More Time singer could soon be announced as the opening musical act for the event.