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Organized by the Department of culture and tourism, Abu Dhabi Tourism Excellence Awards brings together Abu Dhabi tourism sector to celebrate individuals and organizations that best deliver exceptional experiences and achieve enterprise excellence.

The focus extends beyond experience excellence to encompass enterprise excellence. The Awards motivates organizations and individuals to create compelling experiences or adopt best practices.

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi

The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi regulates, develops and promotes the emirate of Abu Dhabi as an extraordinary global destination, rich in cultural authenticity, diverse natural offerings, world-class hospitality and unparalleled leisure and entertainment attractions for every type of traveller.

Fully aligned with the core tenets of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and the Abu Dhabi Plan, DCT Abu Dhabi contributes to the nation’s economic diversification, working closely with stakeholders and partners to market Abu Dhabi both locally and internationally.

In collaboration with multiple stakeholders, we are able to nurture and cultivate a community that recognises, respects and preserves local heritage and values, attract national and international investment in our key tourism segments, increase visitation metrics to the emirate and also stimulate growth by building an appealing yet distinctive tourism and cultural destination.