Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi welcomes rating from Australia’s largest travel agency

Flight Centre, the largest travel agency in Australia, has announced that Abu Dhabi and the UAE have secured the number one spot for ‘Top Destinations to Visit in 2019’, while a visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi is the second best ‘Wow Travel Experience for 2019’.

Flight Centre’s annual travel picks were announced in its Travel Ideas magazine, which names the top destinations, new experiences and travel trends based on 2018 booking data and customer enquiries.

Jennifer Gaskin, Country Manager for Australia for the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), welcomed the ratings for Abu Dhabi.

“From the crystal blue seas to the ever changing golden sand dunes, the beauty of Abu Dhabi is unquestionable,” she said.

“When you then consider the variety of things to do, such as visiting the Louvre Abu Dhabi, experiencing five-dimensional rides at Warner Bros World or sleeping under the stars on a desert safari, you can understand why Abu Dhabi placed in the top spot.” Ms Gaskin said.

The Flight Centre list of the Top Destinations to Visit in 2019 were as follows:

  1.        United Arab Emirates
  2.        Turkey
  3.        Egypt
  4.        Maldives
  5.        Russia
  6.        Cook Islands
  7.        Chile
  8.        South Korea
  9.        Sri Lanka
  10.    Japan