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Celeb Fave Koi Restaurant Opens at The Collection on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Celeb Fave Koi Restaurant Opens at The Collection on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi outlet joins the brand’s other venues in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas and Bangkok where the guest list reads like the who’s who of Hollywood. Celebs including Jessica Alba, George Clooney, Leo DiCaprio, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey (the list goes on…) have tucked into the restaurant’s top-notch collection of sushi and Japanese dishes.

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 [...]

Endangered Hawksbill turtles hatching on Saadiyat Island

Endangered Hawksbill turtles hatching on Saadiyat Island

Two resort employees spotted hundreds of baby turtle tracks on the beach of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi last week, which led them to the discovery that endangered hawksbill sea turtles were hatching on the island. The duo were quick to alert the environment team of the Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) which monitors the turtles under its Hawksbill Sea Turtle Conservation Programme.

 TDIC’s construction village receives MEED award for sustainability

TDIC’s construction village receives MEED award for sustainability

Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi, was awarded the Sustainability MEED Quality Award for Projects 2012 for the Saadiyat Construction Village – a model of best practice that was built to house workers employed by contractors during the construction phase of the island.

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.

Saadiyat Louvre to open in 2015

Saadiyat Louvre to open in 2015

The capital’s arm of the Louvre Museum is expected to be the first for completion, with an opening date of 2015. The Zayed National Museum will follow with an opening in 2016, and the Guggenheim is expected to open in 2017.

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort now open

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort now open

Starwood’s first St. Regis-branded property, the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi, opened on December 26. The hotel, which was initially scheduled to open in November, is the sponsor hotel for the Volvo Ocean Race, which comes to Abu Dhabi on December 31.

Al Musharrekh brothers put their stamp on Saadiyat golf tournament

Al Musharrekh brothers put their stamp on Saadiyat golf tournament

The Al Musharrekh brothers made their presence felt, clinching their respective ties with ease. Ahmed, who plays off a plus-three handicap, combined with Rory Blincow to beat Rod Gilmour and Oliver Carr 3-and-2, while Hassan, paired with James Sayer, accounted for Brogan Townend and Lesley Atkins 3-and-1.