Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure & entertainment hub, last night launched the first-ever Yas Island Travel Content Awards at an exclusive Iftar event at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi.
The awards program will celebrate storytelling published by journalists and content creators while conveying Yas Island’s appreciation of their willingness to advocate for its award-winning portfolio of attractions.
The inaugural Yas Island Travel Content Awards will recognize work in five categories including the Best Trade Journalism Award, Best Yas Short Break Feature, Best Yas Family Vacation Feature, Best Yas Single Attraction Feature and Best Yas Digital Content Creator.
Writers and content creators will be able to submit their own work or be nominated through destination partners. The winners will be celebrated in April 2020.
Officially announcing the awards at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi last night, Marina Cipriano, General Manager of Experience Hub, Yas Island’s trade and promotion arm, said: “The Yas Island Travel Content Awards will celebrate the very best in travel writing and content creation by professionals from the UAE and all parts of the world. As such, we’d like to thank our media partners and supporters, for sharing experiences from this great destination in Abu Dhabi with readers from around the globe and inspiring holidaymakers to discover Yas Island through creative and immersive narratives and content.”
The 25 kilometer square leisure & entertainment hub delivers exceptional holiday breaks to UAE residents and tourists alike all year round.
The Island’s portfolio of award-winning attractions features thrilling indoor and outdoor theme parks, a world-class motor sports facility, which is also home to the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and Abu Dhabi’s largest shopping destination, as well as a world-class Links golf course, a sprawling pristine beach and more than 160 restaurants.
Additionally nestled on the Island are seven hotels ranging from affordable 3-star comfort to sophisticated 5-star luxury stays. All this is complemented by Yas Island’s extensive events calendar that continues to grow and diversify to include entertainment for all ages.