Abu Dhabi Volvo Ocean Race - Gets Ready for the Grand Race This Year End
Event is over
This December, there will be one more reason to visit Abu Dhabi, the queen city. The third Volvo Ocean Race has been announced recently. Since it is one of the most spectacular events in the world, Abu Dhabi expects a phenomenal increase in the number of visitors. Stakeholders for the event are gearing up for it so that it goes absolutely smooth. The event hasn’t looked back after 2012 when it was first introduced to the Gulf by TCA Abu Dhabi. Today, it is a major tourist stopover attracting thousands of people worldwide. With the most appropriately timed schedule immediately after New Year bash, it is surely going to attract uncountable eyeballs!
Abu Dhabi, the new water sport destination
In the recent years, Abu Dhabi has managed to break the myth of being a desert city. People know worldwide that it offers incredible opportunities of water sports. The fact will be reemphasized by organizing this key sailing event. For Abu Dhabi, it is a fantastic opportunity to showcase as the leading business center that can organize many such events in the future. Being a preferred tourist destination, it has potential to pull thousands of people during this exciting event.
The event will kick off in October this year and see the checkered flag in June 2015 at Sweden, the hometown of Volvo. The race is one of the longest of its kind with a total distance covered is around 40000 nautical miles with an extra leg to Recife and Abu Dhabi. Superb Volvo Ocean 65 boats are gearing up for a fabulous experience! Interestingly, it is like coming home for Abu Dhabi because the country has a rich heritage and history of navigation and maritime. Moreover, the country has a reputation of doing the things gigantically and this occasion won’t be an exception to it. Organizers are confident to make it a much-talked-about event for many days after the event is over. Entire country is extremely excited to welcome the fleet arriving from South Africa next year after a voyage of 3 weeks covering around 6000 nautical miles. The preparations for renovating and decorating the sensational Destination Village on the world famous Corniche beach are on full swing. The UAE capital is getting ready for the most spectacular sailing event of the year.
TCA Abu Dhabi, the government body of the UAR government that takes care of tourism and culture activities gets ready for the most sought event. It is a fantastic event in the sparkling blue waters of the creek. Adequate arrangement is being done for welcoming participants, management staff and spectators from various countries.
When people think about travelling at the most spectacular destinations of the world, Abu Dhabi comes at the top. The city brings pristine beaches, huge shopping arenas, great infrastructure and mesmerizing desert. One more feather in the crown is getting added in the form of Volvo Ocean Race stopover next January. Surely, the warm winters of Abu Dhabi will offer a sun-drenched welcome with incredible joy and excitement.