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About Tourism Development & Investment Company ( TDIC )

About Tourism Development & Investment Company ( TDIC )

Tourism Development & Investment Company ( TDIC ), established in 2006 and fully owned by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, is a master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi.

TDIC receives Blue Flag for Saadiyat Beach, Sir Bani Yas Island and Al Bateen Wharf

TDIC receives Blue Flag for Saadiyat Beach, Sir Bani Yas Island and Al Bateen Wharf

Seven leisure and tourism properties will benefit from the Blue Flag today, including Saadiyat Public Beach, Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Saadiyat, St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort & Spa, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi developed by ADNH, Desert Islands Resort & Spa by Anantara, Al Yamm Villa Resort on Sir Bani Yas Island and Al Bateen Wharf.

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi construction tender floated

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi construction tender floated

By Yamurai Zendera  http://www.constructionweekonline.com
Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) is inviting contractors to pre-qualify for the main contract to build the Guggenheim museum on Saadiyat Island.
The scope of the works includes concrete substructure, concrete superstructure, structural steelwork, glulam timber structure/glazed cladding to the cones, MEP, vertical transportation, specialist security installation, fit-out works and [...]

TDIC targets investments for Saadiyat Island project

TDIC targets investments for Saadiyat Island project

“We are talking to sovereign funds for them to come and invest in Saadiyat. I can’t say which funds yet and it is at an early stage but we are talking with them about buying plots of land on Saadiyat,” Ahmed Al Fahim, the executive director of sales and leasing, said at the Cityscape Global exhibition in Dubai this week.

Splashing the cash at Sontaya restaurant

Splashing the cash at Sontaya restaurant

Sontaya, in the sprawling St Regis complex on Saadiyat Island, offers an arriving diner all the upscale charm we expect – but do not always quite get – from high-end hotel restaurants. As Sontaya offers South-east Asian cuisine, this takes the form here of sleek Asian-contemporary decor, a multinational staff to match, water views (in daytime, anyway) from every table and soothing Far Eastern elevator music.

UAE hailed as future of aviation as Global Aerospace Summit 2012 begins

UAE hailed as future of aviation as Global Aerospace Summit 2012 begins

Inaugural Global Aerospace Summit oversubscribed as over 1,000 delegates apply to attend this cross industry platform for thought leadership covering the aerospace, aviation and space sectors at the St. Regis Hotel on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island.

Making sense of Saadiyat Island

Making sense of Saadiyat Island

It is now March, but only now is Shaun O’Connor, chief financial officer of Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), ready to flick the calendar to 2012. O’Connor, manning the books at TDIC for just nine months, has spent the past few weeks putting the finishing touches to the state-owned developer’s first-ever public annual results. And, he tells Gulf News, TDIC is well placed for the year ahead.

TDIC slows roll-out of hotels on Saadiyat

TDIC slows roll-out of hotels on Saadiyat

The developer of Saadiyat Island is to delay several of the hotels it is planning to build there in an effort to make the multibillion-dollar project commercially viable, according to the company’s chief executive.