Saif Saeed Ghobash

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Saif Saeed Ghobash stated : "The recognition of the work done with the Musalla represents the innovative design that Abu Dhabi wants to be recognised for, and the winning of this prestigious award is confirmation that our ambition to achieve excellence is strategically paying off," External link

tradearabia Friday, December 20, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “Now in its fourth edition, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi continues to build its reputation as a world-leading forum for addressing the key issues affecting cultural forces in the UAE, the region and the world at large,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Qasr Al Hosn is a key part of the fabric of the culture and history of Abu Dhabi, the symbolic birthplace of the emirate. But it is also a symbol of the continuation of Abu Dhabi’s cultural growth as we preserve the past in the present," External link

wam-en Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "Now in its fourth edition, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi continues to build its reputation as a world-leading forum for addressing the key issues affecting cultural forces in the UAE, the region and the world at large," External link

wam-en Monday, December 16, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “As Abu Dhabi continues to diversify its economy, we have been focusing on culture as a major driver of growth. While certainly a global issue, the outcomes of this year’s summit will be of particular relevance to us locally, as we come together to discuss the impact of innovation on the economies of cultural output,” External link

thenational Monday, December 16, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “These third quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “With exciting events and activations planned for the rest of 2019, including the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Art, ADIPEC 2019 and the New Year’s Eve performance of global superstar Bruno Mars, we are confident that we will indeed see another definitive year in terms of visitation to the UAE capital,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These third-quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These third-quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “which would represent a healthy 2 per cent increase over 2018” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : “These Q3 results are especially impressive as summer is traditionally a quieter time in the region’s tourism industry, and the numbers have been underpinned by some truly exceptional events which have served to elevate Abu Dhabi’s global standing and reputation,” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “With exciting events and activations planned for the rest of 2019, including the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Art, ADIPEC 2019 and the New Year’s Eve performance of global superstar Bruno Mars, we are confident that we will indeed see another definitive year in terms of visitation to the UAE capital,” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These 3rd Quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Our decision to choose Germany as ADIBF’s Guest of Honour is in recognition of Germany’s pivotal role in knowledge creation and its inspiring history of achievements and overcoming challenges," "It also aims to deepen relations between our countries, celebrate the similarities between our cultures, and show appreciation for Germany’s interest in Arab culture. We are committed to honouring our pledge to promote cultural openness and interaction across the UAE’s diverse and tolerant community" External link

wam-en Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are proud to put the spotlight on outstanding Emirati talent in such a specialised field. 'The Unseen’ is considered a unique exhibition that will allow nature-lovers and photography enthusiasts to appreciate the expertise of Yousef Al Habshi’s macro photography," "This exhibition features exceptional, breathtaking images, which celebrate a specific photography technique that can bring out the beauty of a hidden world. Presenting ‘The Unseen’ at Manarat Al Saadiyat reflects our commitment to showcasing and supporting pioneering Emirati talents that are innovative and inspiring," External link

wam-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The measures of success by which we look upon ourselves are what skills, what talents, and basically how learning improved the lives of the children that go through these doors,” External link

thenational Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Yas Island ) : “Through this new partnership with Miral, the leisure and entertainment proposition on Yas Island will be enhanced yet further, bringing even more high profile, world-class events to the destination which will translate into greater numbers of overseas visitors to the emirate,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added ( about Yas Island ) : “By aligning our partnership with the principles of the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme, it also shows our recognition of the crucial role that a diverse calendar of events with global appeal will play in the future economic success of the UAE, as we refine our strategies to continue the remarkable growth in visitor numbers to both Yas Island and Abu Dhabi,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Yas Island ) : "Through this new partnership with Miral, the leisure and entertainment proposition on Yas Island will be enhanced yet further, bringing even more high profile, world-class events to the destination which will translate into greater numbers of overseas visitors to the emirate," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added ( about Yas Island ) : "By aligning our partnership with the principles of the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme, it also shows our recognition of the crucial role that a diverse calendar of events with global appeal will play in the future economic success of the UAE, as we refine our strategies to continue the remarkable growth in visitor numbers to both Yas Island and Abu Dhabi," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Al Fitr ) : "Aside from our promotional campaigns ... we can also point to the events and deals we have implemented for the summer months, the exciting programme of city-wide activities over the Eid Al Fitr holidays, and the stopover promotions we are offering alongside our airline partners, as factors that have contributed to a record-breaking year so far in terms of hotel guest numbers," External link

thenational Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “These impressive results, both in the second quarter and the year as a whole, are a result of the hard work and dedication of every stakeholder, entity and trade partner involved in Abu Dhabi’s tourism value chain, with DCT Abu Dhabi underpinning this drive for excellence with its implementation of a structured and diversified calendar of world-class events,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “While summer is traditionally a quieter time in the region’s tourism industry, we are hopeful we can continue to increase our visitor figures this year with promotions like RAD Summer Season’s amazing discounts in malls, and Tastes of the Capital, which offers brilliant deals at restaurants in Abu Dhabi,” “We are also gearing up for an activity-packed second half of the year, so we are confident that standout events like the UFC 242 mixed martial arts championship and the accompanying Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the return of the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and other world-class leisure, cultural and business events will continue to drive the growth of our tourism footprint and lead to even more visitors choosing to stay in Abu Dhabi hotels,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These impressive results, both in the second quarter and the year as a whole, are a result of the hard work and dedication of every stakeholder, entity and trade partner involved in Abu Dhabi’s tourism value chain, with DCT Abu Dhabi underpinning this drive for excellence with its implementation of a structured and diversified calendar of world-class events," External link

wam-en Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "At DCT Abu Dhabi we are continuing to build Abu Dhabi’s product and experience offerings by continuing our close collaboration with leading industry players, and keeping up the development of new products and events whilst at the same time improving visitors’ experiences," External link

emirates247 Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "At DCT Abu Dhabi we are continuing to build Abu Dhabi’s product and experience offerings by continuing our close collaboration with leading industry players, and keeping up the development of new products and events whilst at the same time improving visitors’ experiences," External link

wam-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts,” External link

middleeastmonitor Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

trust2 Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

trust Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

yenisafak-en Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure," External link

emirates247 Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure," External link

wam-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash says : "We are very proud to be hosting this significant exhibition in our newly opened landmark," External link

thenational Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash stated ( about Book Fair ) : "We will continue to focus on our key markets in the second quarter of this year, promoting more world-class events. Abu Dhabi International Book Fair saw an increase of 18 per cent in visitor figures, attracting experts, authors and book fans from across the world. We are confident that we will build on our strong start to the year, and we look forward to seeing our metrics in positive territory as we head towards summer," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash noted ( about Saudi ) : "Average length of stays for visitors from the UK, China, India and Saudi Arabia also saw increases. The first quarter also witnessed a 51 per cent rise in visitors coming to Abu Dhabi for leisure purposes compared to last year," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Kerry's participation underscores the importance and respect that Abu Dhabi International Book Fair has both regionally and internationally. He has played a key role in the shaping of global events and in his keynote speech he will share with us what I am sure will be his fascinating, insightful and inspirational thoughts," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash commented : "This is not an everyday occurrence," External link

thenational Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “We are continually moving towards a knowledge-based economy, seeking to create a culture of intellectualism and expertise here in the UAE,” External link

thenational Monday, April 15, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair plays an important role in allowing us to open ourselves to other cultures, and this function is especially resonant in 2019, during what has been designated the Year of Tolerance," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The initiatives will encourage local, regional and international tourism investment within the Emirate and help enhance Abu Dhabi's position as a global tourist destination," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 12, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Book Fair ) : “Russia is renowned for its influential cultural output, including its world-famous literature, and the country is home to thousands of publishing houses, some of which we are looking forward to welcoming at the 2020 Book Fair,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “We are delighted to bring such a variety of exciting events across the whole emirate of Abu Dhabi to usher in the New Year,” External link

thenational Wednesday, December 26, 2018 3:19:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are proud today to inaugurate this exhibition in honour of an artist who has produced unique and influential work throughout a 50-year career," "Through his meticulous techniques and great passion for painting, Abdul Qader Al Rais has established himself as the father of Emirati art and one of the most important pioneers of visual arts in the UAE. Living alongside two generations of artists, and witnessing decades of transformations in the UAE, has seen his paintings influenced by such varied subjects as nature, architecture, regional strife, and explorations of national pride and identity. We hope that visitors will discover and delight in the creativity and uniqueness of one of our most important artists, through his paintings reflecting all aspects of Emirati culture" External link

wam-en Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Ports ) : "We are very pleased to welcome Seaborne Encore from her journey across the Gulf. It is with the great pleasure that we launch the new season of cruise tourism in Abu Dhabi with partners Abu Dhabi Ports and Etihad Airways as we work towards achieving even greater growth in our cruise passenger numbers," External link

tradearabia Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "The outstanding results offered in this year's Global Destination Cities Index Report reflect Abu Dhabi's ongoing successes in achieving global recognition as a leading international destination," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "We remain resolute in fostering the continued evolution of Abu Dhabi into a distinctive global destination, leveraging diverse tourism and cultural assets, as well as extensive tourism infrastructure," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Welcoming a growing number of overnight visitors over the course of 2016 conveys our emirate's commitment to providing the highest standards of hospitality, coupled with internationally recognised business and leisure opportunities," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "The outstanding results offered in this year's Global Destination Cities Index Report reflect Abu Dhabi's ongoing successes in achieving global recognition as a leading international destination," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "We remain resolute in fostering the continued evolution of Abu Dhabi into a distinctive global destination, leveraging diverse tourism and cultural assets, as well as extensive tourism infrastructure," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Welcoming a growing number of overnight visitors over the course of 2016 conveys our emirate's commitment to providing the highest standards of hospitality, coupled with internationally recognised business and leisure opportunities," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "2016 was a record-breaking year for Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau with the largest number of conference wins to date," External link

thenational Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “Our strategic intervention is supporting Abu Dhabi’s cruise indusrty, and we will continue to build on the significant achievements in the development of Abu Dhabi’s cruise sector by building capacity through effective partnership in the development of our cruise tourism economy,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "It is an ideal opportunity for us to show the ability to host global events while also showcasing our diverse and impressive range of attractions, infrastructure and accommodation. We are also able to give our visitors a taste of our traditions, culture and heritage which make Abu Dhabi such a distinctive and desirable destination to visit," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, November 24, 2016 10:01:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash says ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "Abu Dhabi Art is one of the cornerstones of the emirate’s growing cultural calendar, weaving in our rich national perspective into the ongoing global cultural conversation," External link

thenational Monday, November 14, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "As part of TCA Abu Dhabi's many endeavours in the preservation of heritage, this festival is a testament to the cultural heritage law passed by the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, aimed at safeguarding and protection of tangible and intangible heritage. This festival celebrates symbols of everyday life in the simplest yet most intricate elements of Emirati culture and heritage. It brings familiarity and sense of community, not only through the cultural manifestation and traditional products, but also through the documentation on invaluable wealth of knowledge and skills that are passed down from one generation to the other" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, November 4, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The Festival will take place in the heart of the vibrant heritage city of Al Ain as a testament to its importance as a national event that raises awareness of the skills and expertise of our artisans. The 10-day festival will include activities and programmes that reflect different aspects of the UAE’s intangible heritage that we have to preserve and promote to the community, our youth, and tourists,” External link

middle-east-online_en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added : “The third edition will also feature a series of live performances to highlight the importance of ancestral heritage to younger generations and showcase Emirati handicrafts,” External link

middle-east-online_en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added : "The third edition will also feature a series of live performances to highlight the importance of ancestral heritage to younger generations and showcase Emirati handicrafts," External link

wam-en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "This agreement is conducive to Abu Dhabi’s role as a primary destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions throughout the region," External link

thenational Thursday, October 6, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are immensely proud of our rich musical heritage and this is reflected in our new music programme designed to promote traditional Emirati music, blending it with unforgettable performances from stand-out musicians and orchestra, which have reached global audiences," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:57:00 PM EAT



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Saif Saeed Ghobash stated : "The recognition of the work done with the Musalla represents the innovative design that Abu Dhabi wants to be recognised for, and the winning of this prestigious award is confirmation that our ambition to achieve excellence is strategically paying off," External link

tradearabia Friday, December 20, 2019 7:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “Now in its fourth edition, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi continues to build its reputation as a world-leading forum for addressing the key issues affecting cultural forces in the UAE, the region and the world at large,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Qasr Al Hosn is a key part of the fabric of the culture and history of Abu Dhabi, the symbolic birthplace of the emirate. But it is also a symbol of the continuation of Abu Dhabi’s cultural growth as we preserve the past in the present," External link

wam-en Tuesday, December 17, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "Now in its fourth edition, Culture Summit Abu Dhabi continues to build its reputation as a world-leading forum for addressing the key issues affecting cultural forces in the UAE, the region and the world at large," External link

wam-en Monday, December 16, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “As Abu Dhabi continues to diversify its economy, we have been focusing on culture as a major driver of growth. While certainly a global issue, the outcomes of this year’s summit will be of particular relevance to us locally, as we come together to discuss the impact of innovation on the economies of cultural output,” External link

thenational Monday, December 16, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “These third quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “With exciting events and activations planned for the rest of 2019, including the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Art, ADIPEC 2019 and the New Year’s Eve performance of global superstar Bruno Mars, we are confident that we will indeed see another definitive year in terms of visitation to the UAE capital,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These third-quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These third-quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “which would represent a healthy 2 per cent increase over 2018” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : “These Q3 results are especially impressive as summer is traditionally a quieter time in the region’s tourism industry, and the numbers have been underpinned by some truly exceptional events which have served to elevate Abu Dhabi’s global standing and reputation,” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “With exciting events and activations planned for the rest of 2019, including the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Abu Dhabi Art, ADIPEC 2019 and the New Year’s Eve performance of global superstar Bruno Mars, we are confident that we will indeed see another definitive year in terms of visitation to the UAE capital,” External link

thenational Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:18:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These 3rd Quarter results reflect the coordinated efforts of DCT Abu Dhabi along with its tourism stakeholders and partners into delivering a compelling and attractive leisure and business destination - as well as a world-class events venue - to the international traveller," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Our decision to choose Germany as ADIBF’s Guest of Honour is in recognition of Germany’s pivotal role in knowledge creation and its inspiring history of achievements and overcoming challenges," "It also aims to deepen relations between our countries, celebrate the similarities between our cultures, and show appreciation for Germany’s interest in Arab culture. We are committed to honouring our pledge to promote cultural openness and interaction across the UAE’s diverse and tolerant community" External link

wam-en Saturday, October 19, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are proud to put the spotlight on outstanding Emirati talent in such a specialised field. 'The Unseen’ is considered a unique exhibition that will allow nature-lovers and photography enthusiasts to appreciate the expertise of Yousef Al Habshi’s macro photography," "This exhibition features exceptional, breathtaking images, which celebrate a specific photography technique that can bring out the beauty of a hidden world. Presenting ‘The Unseen’ at Manarat Al Saadiyat reflects our commitment to showcasing and supporting pioneering Emirati talents that are innovative and inspiring," External link

wam-en Tuesday, September 17, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The measures of success by which we look upon ourselves are what skills, what talents, and basically how learning improved the lives of the children that go through these doors,” External link

thenational Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Yas Island ) : “Through this new partnership with Miral, the leisure and entertainment proposition on Yas Island will be enhanced yet further, bringing even more high profile, world-class events to the destination which will translate into greater numbers of overseas visitors to the emirate,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added ( about Yas Island ) : “By aligning our partnership with the principles of the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme, it also shows our recognition of the crucial role that a diverse calendar of events with global appeal will play in the future economic success of the UAE, as we refine our strategies to continue the remarkable growth in visitor numbers to both Yas Island and Abu Dhabi,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Yas Island ) : "Through this new partnership with Miral, the leisure and entertainment proposition on Yas Island will be enhanced yet further, bringing even more high profile, world-class events to the destination which will translate into greater numbers of overseas visitors to the emirate," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added ( about Yas Island ) : "By aligning our partnership with the principles of the Ghadan 21 accelerator programme, it also shows our recognition of the crucial role that a diverse calendar of events with global appeal will play in the future economic success of the UAE, as we refine our strategies to continue the remarkable growth in visitor numbers to both Yas Island and Abu Dhabi," External link

wam-en Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Al Fitr ) : "Aside from our promotional campaigns ... we can also point to the events and deals we have implemented for the summer months, the exciting programme of city-wide activities over the Eid Al Fitr holidays, and the stopover promotions we are offering alongside our airline partners, as factors that have contributed to a record-breaking year so far in terms of hotel guest numbers," External link

thenational Sunday, August 4, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “These impressive results, both in the second quarter and the year as a whole, are a result of the hard work and dedication of every stakeholder, entity and trade partner involved in Abu Dhabi’s tourism value chain, with DCT Abu Dhabi underpinning this drive for excellence with its implementation of a structured and diversified calendar of world-class events,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “While summer is traditionally a quieter time in the region’s tourism industry, we are hopeful we can continue to increase our visitor figures this year with promotions like RAD Summer Season’s amazing discounts in malls, and Tastes of the Capital, which offers brilliant deals at restaurants in Abu Dhabi,” “We are also gearing up for an activity-packed second half of the year, so we are confident that standout events like the UFC 242 mixed martial arts championship and the accompanying Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the return of the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and other world-class leisure, cultural and business events will continue to drive the growth of our tourism footprint and lead to even more visitors choosing to stay in Abu Dhabi hotels,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "These impressive results, both in the second quarter and the year as a whole, are a result of the hard work and dedication of every stakeholder, entity and trade partner involved in Abu Dhabi’s tourism value chain, with DCT Abu Dhabi underpinning this drive for excellence with its implementation of a structured and diversified calendar of world-class events," External link

wam-en Sunday, August 4, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "At DCT Abu Dhabi we are continuing to build Abu Dhabi’s product and experience offerings by continuing our close collaboration with leading industry players, and keeping up the development of new products and events whilst at the same time improving visitors’ experiences," External link

emirates247 Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi National ) : "At DCT Abu Dhabi we are continuing to build Abu Dhabi’s product and experience offerings by continuing our close collaboration with leading industry players, and keeping up the development of new products and events whilst at the same time improving visitors’ experiences," External link

wam-en Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts,” External link

middleeastmonitor Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, July 30, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

trust2 Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

trust Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

yenisafak-en Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "This initiative will work to attract the best entertainment and business event organisers from across the world to consider Abu Dhabi as a place to invest their time and efforts," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, July 30, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : “For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:11:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure," External link

emirates247 Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Louvre Abu Dhabi ) : "For Abu Dhabi to have been named as one of the most cultural cities in the world reflects positively on the work the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has done to position the emirate at the very forefront of people’s minds when they consider their next great cultural adventure," External link

wam-en Thursday, July 25, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash says : "We are very proud to be hosting this significant exhibition in our newly opened landmark," External link

thenational Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash stated ( about Book Fair ) : "We will continue to focus on our key markets in the second quarter of this year, promoting more world-class events. Abu Dhabi International Book Fair saw an increase of 18 per cent in visitor figures, attracting experts, authors and book fans from across the world. We are confident that we will build on our strong start to the year, and we look forward to seeing our metrics in positive territory as we head towards summer," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash noted ( about Saudi ) : "Average length of stays for visitors from the UK, China, India and Saudi Arabia also saw increases. The first quarter also witnessed a 51 per cent rise in visitors coming to Abu Dhabi for leisure purposes compared to last year," External link

tradearabia Wednesday, May 8, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Kerry's participation underscores the importance and respect that Abu Dhabi International Book Fair has both regionally and internationally. He has played a key role in the shaping of global events and in his keynote speech he will share with us what I am sure will be his fascinating, insightful and inspirational thoughts," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:52:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash commented : "This is not an everyday occurrence," External link

thenational Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “We are continually moving towards a knowledge-based economy, seeking to create a culture of intellectualism and expertise here in the UAE,” External link

thenational Monday, April 15, 2019 4:22:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair plays an important role in allowing us to open ourselves to other cultures, and this function is especially resonant in 2019, during what has been designated the Year of Tolerance," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, March 13, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "The initiatives will encourage local, regional and international tourism investment within the Emirate and help enhance Abu Dhabi's position as a global tourist destination," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, March 12, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

arabnews Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The tourism sector is a key alternative to oil,” External link

alarabiya-en Tuesday, March 12, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Book Fair ) : “Russia is renowned for its influential cultural output, including its world-famous literature, and the country is home to thousands of publishing houses, some of which we are looking forward to welcoming at the 2020 Book Fair,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2:33:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “We are delighted to bring such a variety of exciting events across the whole emirate of Abu Dhabi to usher in the New Year,” External link

thenational Wednesday, December 26, 2018 3:19:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are proud today to inaugurate this exhibition in honour of an artist who has produced unique and influential work throughout a 50-year career," "Through his meticulous techniques and great passion for painting, Abdul Qader Al Rais has established himself as the father of Emirati art and one of the most important pioneers of visual arts in the UAE. Living alongside two generations of artists, and witnessing decades of transformations in the UAE, has seen his paintings influenced by such varied subjects as nature, architecture, regional strife, and explorations of national pride and identity. We hope that visitors will discover and delight in the creativity and uniqueness of one of our most important artists, through his paintings reflecting all aspects of Emirati culture" External link

wam-en Thursday, December 20, 2018 6:26:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Ports ) : "We are very pleased to welcome Seaborne Encore from her journey across the Gulf. It is with the great pleasure that we launch the new season of cruise tourism in Abu Dhabi with partners Abu Dhabi Ports and Etihad Airways as we work towards achieving even greater growth in our cruise passenger numbers," External link

tradearabia Thursday, October 26, 2017 1:36:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "The outstanding results offered in this year's Global Destination Cities Index Report reflect Abu Dhabi's ongoing successes in achieving global recognition as a leading international destination," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "We remain resolute in fostering the continued evolution of Abu Dhabi into a distinctive global destination, leveraging diverse tourism and cultural assets, as well as extensive tourism infrastructure," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Welcoming a growing number of overnight visitors over the course of 2016 conveys our emirate's commitment to providing the highest standards of hospitality, coupled with internationally recognised business and leisure opportunities," External link

albawaba-en Sunday, January 15, 2017 12:17:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "The outstanding results offered in this year's Global Destination Cities Index Report reflect Abu Dhabi's ongoing successes in achieving global recognition as a leading international destination," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "We remain resolute in fostering the continued evolution of Abu Dhabi into a distinctive global destination, leveraging diverse tourism and cultural assets, as well as extensive tourism infrastructure," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "Welcoming a growing number of overnight visitors over the course of 2016 conveys our emirate's commitment to providing the highest standards of hospitality, coupled with internationally recognised business and leisure opportunities," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "2016 was a record-breaking year for Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau with the largest number of conference wins to date," External link

thenational Wednesday, January 4, 2017 6:48:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “Our strategic intervention is supporting Abu Dhabi’s cruise indusrty, and we will continue to build on the significant achievements in the development of Abu Dhabi’s cruise sector by building capacity through effective partnership in the development of our cruise tourism economy,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "It is an ideal opportunity for us to show the ability to host global events while also showcasing our diverse and impressive range of attractions, infrastructure and accommodation. We are also able to give our visitors a taste of our traditions, culture and heritage which make Abu Dhabi such a distinctive and desirable destination to visit," External link

khaleejtimes Thursday, November 24, 2016 10:01:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash says ( about Abu Dhabi Tourism ) : "Abu Dhabi Art is one of the cornerstones of the emirate’s growing cultural calendar, weaving in our rich national perspective into the ongoing global cultural conversation," External link

thenational Monday, November 14, 2016 3:31:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "As part of TCA Abu Dhabi's many endeavours in the preservation of heritage, this festival is a testament to the cultural heritage law passed by the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, aimed at safeguarding and protection of tangible and intangible heritage. This festival celebrates symbols of everyday life in the simplest yet most intricate elements of Emirati culture and heritage. It brings familiarity and sense of community, not only through the cultural manifestation and traditional products, but also through the documentation on invaluable wealth of knowledge and skills that are passed down from one generation to the other" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, November 4, 2016 7:01:00 AM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : “The Festival will take place in the heart of the vibrant heritage city of Al Ain as a testament to its importance as a national event that raises awareness of the skills and expertise of our artisans. The 10-day festival will include activities and programmes that reflect different aspects of the UAE’s intangible heritage that we have to preserve and promote to the community, our youth, and tourists,” External link

middle-east-online_en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added : “The third edition will also feature a series of live performances to highlight the importance of ancestral heritage to younger generations and showcase Emirati handicrafts,” External link

middle-east-online_en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:47:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash added : "The third edition will also feature a series of live performances to highlight the importance of ancestral heritage to younger generations and showcase Emirati handicrafts," External link

wam-en Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:32:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "This agreement is conducive to Abu Dhabi’s role as a primary destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions throughout the region," External link

thenational Thursday, October 6, 2016 7:57:00 PM EAT

Saif Saeed Ghobash said : "We are immensely proud of our rich musical heritage and this is reflected in our new music programme designed to promote traditional Emirati music, blending it with unforgettable performances from stand-out musicians and orchestra, which have reached global audiences," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, September 27, 2016 9:57:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director60.34%EN10/22/201722/10/2017
director-general29.31%EN10/16/201716/10/2017
general6.90%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
culture authority director general3.45%EN12/13/201613/12/2016
Names Lang Count
Saif Saeed GhobashEN100.00%


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