Thousands enter competition in the first 3 days
In recognition of the resounding success of the inaugural Summer in Abu Dhabi festival, currently being staged at The Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Etihad Airways has increased increased the value of its giveaways from AED70,000 to AED150,000 during the 8 week extravaganza.
14 people each won AED5000 worth of flights to any one of Etihad’s 45 international destinations during the first week of the show. One of the lucky winners, Mr Saif Nasser Al Hatalee from Abu Dhabi said: “When I found out that I had won AED5,000 worth of flights, I couldn’t believe my luck. I don’t know where I will fly to yet, but I do know that this is going to help my family have the holiday of a lifetime. I would like to thank Summer in Abu Dhabi and Etihad Airway’s for this wonderful gift”
To enter the competition, visitors only need to place their security wrist bands with contact names and numbers, into the Etihad competition drop boxes. Names are then drawn at random from these drop boxes and the lucky winners each receive AED 5,000 worth of flights.
Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ executive vice president marketing and product, said: “Summer in Abu Dhabi has exceeded everybody’s expectations, thousands of people are flocking to the show every day and Etihad is more then happy to extend its involvement in the festival.”
Faisal Al Sheikh, Head of Events Section for ADTA commented: “We are honoured that Etihad Airway’s has recognised the success of Summer in Abu Dhabi in this way and I thank them for their participation in what has already become one of the UAE’s favourite festivals.”
Winners will be contacted by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company and told how they can redeem their prizes. Summer in Abu Dhabi runs until August 18th and tickets are priced at AED 30 for an adult and AED 20 for a child under 16; children under 4 will get in free. Free Parking is available at Sheikh Zayed Sports City, where a constant free shuttle bus service will take visitors on the short journey to Summer in Abu Dhabi.
Tickets can be purchased on the door and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 18 years of age. For more information on Summer in Abu Dhabi, visit www.summerinabudhabi.com.
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