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Emirati artists in collaboration with renowned photographer Stephen Shore to showcase art

Emirati artists in collaboration with renowned photographer Stephen Shore to showcase art

Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) announced that the next Emirati Expressions exhibition will open on the Oct. 19 and will feature the works of art by Emirati photographers collaborating with one of the world’s most renowned photographers, Stephen Shore.

Calls for waste management bids on Saadiyat Island

Calls for waste management bids on Saadiyat Island

The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) is calling for Waste Management contractors to start putting in bids for the Saadiyat island Project in Abu Dhabi.

Auditor to check on Saadiyat workforce

Auditor to check on Saadiyat workforce

International auditing body PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will monitor the well-being of workers on Saadiyat island. The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) Tuesday announced that it has appointed the independent auditor to monitor the performance of its contractors and subcontractors with regard to worker benefits and services.

Abu Dhabi safety programme aims to prevent heat stress

Abu Dhabi safety programme aims to prevent heat stress

Construction workers, whether labourers or site managers, are all equally vulnerable in the torturous sun, heat and humidity, said a senior official. Outdoor workers in the UAE are exposed to major heat stress during the summer

TDIC opens annual art contest for workers at Saadiyat

TDIC opens annual art contest for workers at Saadiyat

The second annual art competition at Saadiyat Construction Village, Abu Dhabi has been launched, announced the Abu Dhabi Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC). Themed ‘Eye on Nature’ the competition is open to all construction workers living at the village.

TDIC gives AED 1.9 million to children's charities

TDIC gives AED 1.9 million to children’s charities

Tourism Development ‘&’ Investment Company (TDIC), today presented a cheque of AED 1.9 million raised during this year’s Saadiyat Beach Classic to three children’s charities including Ability Centre for Special Needs, Emirates Autism Centre and The Player Foundation.

Abu Dhabi National Hotels sees 51% Q1 profit drop

Abu Dhabi National Hotels sees 51% Q1 profit drop

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) on Tuesday posted net profit of AED83m for the first quarter of 2011, a 51 percent drop on the same period last year. Despite showing a seven percent increase in operating revenues to AED481.6m, net profit of AED83m was less than half of the AED170m seen in Q1 2010.

TDIC to award Louvre Abu Dhabi contract by June

TDIC to award Louvre Abu Dhabi contract by June

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development and Investment Council (TDIC) has said it will award the main construction contract for its flagship project, The Louvre Abu Dhabi, before the end of June. The master developer originally planned to assign the main contractor for the Saadiyat Island project in June 2010, but has pushed back the contract award date at least three times.