The Great Southern Route : 2013 - 2014
MIDDLE EAST 292 | GSR SupEryAchT SErvIcES Abu Dhabi Marina Club T:+97126440300 W: www.abudhabimarinas.com Barwil Abu Dhabi Ruwais L.L.C T:+971 2 673 3229 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: +971 2 673 4774 Port Authority Port Zayed T: +971 2673 0600 Fax: +971 1273 0932 E: email@example.com SuperyachtGLOBAL (UAE) T:+96824786123 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.superyachtglobal.com rEcEnT SupEryAchT vISITorS Indian Princess, Silver, Dubawi, Alysia, Lady Lauren, Silver, Aviva, Ambrosia III, Oras ApproXIMATE DISTAncE In nM FroM ABu DhABI To: Djibouti 1,855’ Male 1,963’ Colombo 2,114’ Port Victoria 2,264’ Suez 3,034’ uSEFuL WEBSITES www.visitabudhabi.ae www.abudhabi.com www.abudhabitravelbureau.com www.dubaiabudhabi.com Abu Dhabi useful Statistics Part of the United Arab Emirates GOVERNMENT: Islamic federal constitutional monarchy LAND AREA: 67,340km2 (26,000 sq miles) POPULATION: (est. 2008) 945,270 LANGUAGE: Arabic (official), Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu CURRENCY: UAE dirham (AED) CLIMATE: Desert: Jun to Sept is the hot dry period – with temps up to 48oC; Oct to May are more pleasant. Rainfall is almost non-existent. UTC: +4 INTL DIALLING CODE: +971 ABU DHABI is one of the seven emirates comprising the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the city of Abu Dhabi is the seat of government, the capital and second most populous city in the after Dubai. Bordered by Saudi Arabia to the SW, Oman to the east, and the emirate of Dubai to the NE, Abu Dhabi is a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. One of the world’s largest producers of oil, Abu Dhabi has actively attempted to diversify its economy in recent years through investments in financial services and tourism. It is the wealthiest emirate of the UAE and is positioning itself as the “Cultural hub” of the Middle East it also stages hundreds of conferences and exhibitions each year in its state of the art venues, as well as sporting events including a new Formula One Grand Prix. Visitors to Abu Dhabi will be mesmerized by the splendid natural beauty and architectural brilliance that this city showcases. During 2009 the inaugural Abu Dhabi Superyacht Show was launched, endeavoring to establish the city as “the hub” of superyacht in the Middle East.
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