Abu Dhabi lowers tourism projections

25 May 2009

The chairman of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority said the emirate has cut its tourism growth projections 'in light of the current economic climate'. In its prior forecasts, ADTA predicted that Abu Dhabi would receive about 2.7 million visitors by 2012. However, Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon said the authority was now targeting 2.3 million visitors. Abu Dhabi played host to about 1.5 million guests last year and Sheikh Sultan said he expected the same number of visitors this year.

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