Tag: Abu Dhabi


Etihad Arena UFC event set a precedent

Brint Jackson about Etihad Arena at Coliseum MENA

Set on the vibrant waterfront of Yas Bay, the Etihad Arena (UAE) in Abu Dhabi is the Middle East’s largest state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue. A huge range of events, from electrifying concerts, exhilarating sports and sophisticated corporate functions, to intimate community celebrations... » Read more


Etihad Arena opens with UFC events and fans

UAE Etihad Arena opens

Fans in restricted numbers will be welcomed back to Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Arena as it stages its inaugural events later this month – three Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight cards. This year’s UFC live event series will kick off with the third installment of the Fight Island series... » Read more


VR hub Pixel to shine on Abu Dhabi horizon

UAE Abu Dhabi Al Qana Esports Complex

A virtual reality (VR) gaming complex – including a certified esports academy – will be an added draw at Al Qana, Abu Dhabi’s new leisure and entertainment district. Pixel, the VR gaming hub set to open in 2021, is the outcome of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed recently... » Read more


Abu Dhabi F1 doff hat to COVID bravehearts

UAE Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix with limited fans

Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, paid an ode to the COVID-19 frontline workers and celebrated and rewarded them during the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 held from December 11th-13th. It was a tribute as well as a salute to these bravehearts who... » Read more


Miral’s Etihad Arena sustainability showcase

UAE Abu Dhabi Miral Masdar largest solar roof top

UAE-based renewable energy developer, The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), which is a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, has struck a deal with Abu Dhabi-headquartered Yas Island developer Miral to develop Abu Dhabi’s largest rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project to date at... » Read more


UFC gets a new address – Abu Dhabi

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi October

The roaring success of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events in Abu Dhabi has proved that it has got a new ‘home’ in the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American mixed martial arts promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned... » Read more


Fans at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix touchy issue

Abu Dhabi F1 pushing for fan return

An Abu Dhabi tourism official told mediapersons that they are keeping fingers crossed as regards fans being allowed to attend this year’s Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in December but not at the expense of exposing fans to coronavirus risk. The season-concluding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will... » Read more


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