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21580 15 Sep 2020

Yas Theme Parks and Attractions Awarded with ‘Go Safe’ Certification

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi and CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi vetted for their excellence in adhering to safety and cleanliness standards

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 14 September 2020: Following the reopening of Yas Theme Parks and attractions, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi and CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi were awarded the ‘Go Safe’ certification by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). The programme aims to enforce global standards for safety and cleanliness across all tourism and retail establishments in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Commenting on the certification, VP of Operations at Farah Experiences, Alhasan Kaabous Alzaabi said, “As always, ensuring the health and safety of our guests and staff remains our top priority. As such, our teams have worked tirelessly alongside the relevant authorities to implement stringent precautionary measures across our theme parks and attractions. The Go Safe certification is evidence that our efforts are effective, comprehensive and in line with industry best practices.”

“This certificate exemplifies the highest standards of excellence in health and safety measures based on international protocols and best practices set by DCT Abu Dhabi,” added Alzaabi.

Commenting on the latest set of establishments to receive the certification, Saeed Al Saeed, Destination Marketing Director at DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “We are on track to achieving our target of certifying the entire Capital of the UAE by the end of the month. The dynamic nature of this programme will ensure that all tourism and retail establishments are regularly inspected and consistently adherent to the strict guidelines that make up the programme. The success of the initiative is largely due to the cooperation and remarkable response we have seen from industry stakeholders to date. Go Safe is a verification of our commitment in ensuring the health and safety of our residents and visitors.”   

Go Safe aims to uplift consumer trust and confidence, highlighting Abu Dhabi as a safe tourism destination. The programme ensures safety remains a priority and minimises health risks to guests, staff and visitors of Abu Dhabi’s attractions in light of the current circumstances.

 

About Ferrari World Abu Dhabi:

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the award-winning Ferrari inspired theme park, opened its doors to fans in 2010. The theme park celebrates the spirit of the legendary marque and is home to numerous thrilling rides, family-friendly attractions, state-of-the-art simulators, live shows, as well as popular seasonal events and festivities that bring together extraordinary performances from around the globe. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, as well as record-breaking roller coaster Flying Aces. The Park’s guests can enjoy a range of exciting experiences that include Benno’s Great Race, Karting Academy, Junior Training Camp, Driving Experience, Fiorano GT Challenge, and many more.

Ahead of its 10th anniversary celebration in November 2020, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi welcomed a brand-new attraction offering even more Ferrari fun; the state-of-the-art Family Zone. Designed to entertain guests of all ages, the Family Zone features four miniature versions of the theme park’s most iconic, record-breaking rides for the entire family to enjoy.

Since opening, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has been recognized by several leading industry awards. Most recently, the theme park was named ‘World’s Leading Theme Park’ at the World Travel Awards 2019. The park also took home the ‘Best strategic employee engagement initiative’ and ‘Most creative property-wide event’ by the IAAPA Brass Ring Awards and won the ‘Park World Excellence Award – Seasonal event of the year’ for its landmark festive celebration ‘Winterfest’. In addition to being named ‘Middle East’s Leading Theme Park’ by the World Travel Awards and winning the Trip Advisor’s ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for the third consecutive year in 2019, the park took home the ‘Most Innovative New Product/Indoor’ award by MENALAC and was named ‘Theme Park of the Year’ by the Theme Parks and Entertainment Development Awards.  For more information, please visit: www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com

About Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi:

Located in Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld is a one-of-a-kind waterpark that draws inspiration from the UAE’s pearl diving heritage offering families fun-packed adventures, the warmest welcome, and the most engaging themed experience.

Home to more than 40 exhilarating rides, slides and attractions, and a diversity of seasonal events and shows, guests of Yas Waterworld can enjoy the chance to create new memories with every visit.

Yas Waterworld took home the World’s Leading Waterpark award for the second year running by the prestigious World Travel Awards™ and was recognized as the Middle East’s Leading Waterpark in 2019 by the World Travel Awards as well.  Additionally, Yas Waterworld was also recognized as Best Water Park by the MENALAC awards 2019 and recently took home a Guinness World Record for The Most Nationalities in a Swimming Pool in April 2019. Garnering two awards by the World Waterpark Association, the waterpark won the Leading Social Media Campaign/Activation for the Neon Nights Closing Party Campaign and the Leading Promotional Campaign for ‘’Water You Waiting For’’ Annual Pass Campaign. That’s not all, Yas Waterworld won Favorite Attraction at the What’s On Awards and was named the World’s Leading Waterpark in 2019 by the World Travel Awards.

Considered the pearl of Yas Island, the UAE’s premium leisure and entertainment destination, Yas Waterworld combines fun aquatic adventures with local personality to provide guests with an experience unlike anything else. For more information, please visit: www.yaswaterworld.com  

About Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi:

Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi is one of the world’s largest indoor theme parks, delivering an unparalleled fan experience. While at the park, guests are transported to six truly immersive lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros. Plaza, and enjoy 28 state-of-the-art exhilarating rides, interactive family-friendly attractions and unique live entertainment. From the action and adrenaline-fueled adventures of DC Super Heroes to the wacky and wonderful world of Looney Tunes, this captivating and interactive new experience brings together some of the world’s most iconic characters and stories under one roof for the first time in the region including: Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman as well as Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry and The Flintstones, among others.

In 2019, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi has garnered an outstanding number of awards including four MENALAC awards for Best marketing campaign, Best New Leisure Concept, Best Day Out and Best Theme Park, in addition to being named Theme Park Insider’s Best Theme Park 2019, and the Middle East’s Leading Tourist Attraction for 2019 at the World Travel Awards. Additionally, Warner Bros. World succeeded in claiming two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® titles, namely ‘Largest Indoor Theme Park’ and ‘The Largest Gathering of People Wearing Capes’. The park also won the prestigious Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) “THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement – Theme Park” and received Themed Attraction of The Year and Media-based Attraction of the Year by ParkWorld Excellence Awards for Batman Knight Flight. For more information, please visit: WBWORLD.COM

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About CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi:

CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi is a unique indoor adventure destination. Home to the World’s Biggest Indoor Skydiving Flight Chamber at 10 meters (32 feet) wide and 32 meters (104 feet) high, as well as 5 climbing walls. CLYMB Abu Dhabi also houses The SUMMYT™, which is the World's Tallest Indoor Climbing Wall at 42 meters (138 feet).

As Abu Dhabi’s first custom-built climbing center, CLYMB Abu Dhabi is a unique attraction for residents and tourists alike to experience. The facilities are family-friendly with expert instructors and extensive safety equipment on hand. CLYMB Abu Dhabi offers varying levels of difficulty in both skydiving and climbing for guests of all skill levels to reach new heights.     

A fully indoor facility within a geometrically designed building, CLYMB Abu Dhabi includes a retail outlet, private event space, and two dining options. The attraction is located in the center of Yas Island near Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld and Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi.  For more information on CLYMB Abu Dhabi, please visit: www.clymbabudhabi.com