Friday, 26 April 2013

DOCUMENTARY: Abu Dhabi - Between Tradition and 21st Century

"How the capital of the United Arab Emirates has merged its ancient customs with the modern world, preserving traditional activities including camel racing. The people of Abu Dhabi are rightly proud of their history and heritage, key aspects of the emirate's attraction to visitors. Given the pace of development and change in recent years, it is considered a priority to safeguard the unique crafts, artefacts and architecture that define the emirate's culture. The Future While looking back with pride, the Government and people of Abu Dhabi are also looking forward to a still brighter future. Blessed with substantial untapped oil wealth to safeguard the emirate's growth and development, Abu Dhabi is nevertheless seeking to diversify its economy and enhance its environment still further. In this quest, tourism has been earmarked for a specially important role. As a clean, green industry that promotes international friendship and goodwill, tourism is seen as an ideal means of applying Abu Dhabi's strong tradition of hospitality to good effect." - Youtube's video synopsis

1 comment:

  1. Preserving the past while moving on to the future is really so important.

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