14 Aug 2018
With dazzling sights and first-class facilities, Abu Dhabi is an unbeatable destination to host clients and seal the deal with investors. Whether exploring the city’s beauty by air or sea, or indulging in the city’s mouth-watering gastronomy, here are five activities that are guaranteed to impress your guests on an Abu Dhabi business trip.
Drift above the desert in a hot air balloon
What better way to get a bird’s-eye view of Abu Dhabi’s majestic desert than gliding above it in a hot air balloon at sunrise? Kickstart your client itinerary with a serene aerial excursion, floating over the red sands as the sun appears over the horizon. Arabian Oryx’s Air Magic Sunrise tour will collect you and your clients from your hotel and take you up in the air for a spellbinding early-morning ride.
Enjoy lunch with a show-stopping view
Impress your clients with exquisite cuisine and a wall-to-wall cityscape vista at Observation Deck at 300 at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. Up on the 74th floor, the sky-high restaurant offers incredible views over Abu Dhabi’s islands and sights, with telescopes to view the Emirates Palace and the Corniche. Meet for lunch in the cool, contemporary lounge to enjoy freshly prepared salads and light bites, with refreshments from the superior mocktail list and selection of globally-sourced fine teas.
Charter a yacht to sail round the Gulf
Creating an unforgettable itinerary, chartering a luxury yacht will wow your guests on the water. With its many islands and glorious Gulf coastline, Abu Dhabi’s mesmerising shores have so many riches to discover. Charter a chic vessel from Pindar Sailing and spend your aquatic adventure exploring the stunning surrounding islands including the F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix’s Marina Circuit on Yas Island.
Play a round of golf
Tee off under the warm Middle Eastern sun in the idyllic surrounds of undulating fairways at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. A round of golf with your guests followed by a VIP lunch experience at the club’s Grille Restaurant steakhouse will certainly set the agenda for your Abu Dhabi business trip. For larger groups, the club offers a dedicated corporate package including a welcome breakfast or lunch, 18-hole game and personalised golf cart.
Savour a fine Lebanese dinner
Seal your Abu Dhabi business trip with some fine-dining at award-winning Lebanese restaurant Li Beirut. Elevating classic Levantine cooking with exquisite seasoning and polished presentation, the elegant eatery presents spice-infused dishes such as aromatic lamb and nut-stuffed sambousek pastries, perfectly chargrilled BBQ meats and syrupy desserts. With lavishly decorated surroundings and refined flavours, you’ll round off your client hosting on a high note here.
In the heart of the city with modern meeting facilities, exceptional dining and a serene spa, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers is the perfect location for your business trip in Abu Dhabi.