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Abu Dhabi Plans on Revitalizing Cruise Tourism with New Cultural Terminal

Excerpt from ArabianBusiness.com

Jul 29, 2013 1:00 am

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Abu Dhabi is infusing Emirati culture into the new cruise terminal with a traditional souk and heritage area in a bid to up cruise tourism and make the city a more attractive stop.

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A Costa Concordia cruise ship at Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports Company / Flickr


Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) on Sunday announced plans to redevelop part of Zayed Port in a bid to increase cruise ship tourism in the emirate.

The main focus for the new development will be a permanent terminal building and a traditionally themed souk and heritage area, with activities to entertain both passengers and the general public.

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