The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) along with Etihad Airways organised a
familiarisation (FAM) trip surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014.
The fam trip took six travel agents from Bengaluru and Hyderabad for the opening match of IPL 2014 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Apart from watching the first match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Night Riders, agents also visited Yas Waterworld aqua park, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi Grand Canal, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi and the Shangri-La Hotel.
The agents came from tour operating companies like Via.com, Akbar Travel, Kuoni India, Bunny Akaash Travels, Lorven Travels and Sameera Travels. Commenting on the experience, Ratish Nair from Kuoni India in Benglauru said, “This trip to Abu Dhabi was an ecstatic experience which gave us an insight into what all destination has to offer. I can see it growing as one of the choicest destinations for tourism from India.”