DWELL opens a new concept store in YAS Mall, Abu Dhabi
The store concept follows suit of past stores by creating a feeling of home while highlighting clear product destinations. Scripted handwriting further reiterates a personalised store environment alongside stunning lifestyle layouts guiding the customer journey, so each can make the best choice for their home.
The new store offers a carefully curated set of collections from international home brands including Christy bedding and towels; the brand’s best-seller alongside Paradies, a specialist bedding brand from Germany, Dorma, William Morris, and V&A collection.
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Yas Island awarded WTTC ‘Safe Travels’ stamp for its comprehensive wellness program
Yas Island has been awarded the coveted World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, marking the first destination in Abu Dhabi to receive the international honour.
Launched recently by the WTTC who represent the global Travel & Tourism private sector, the global safety and hygiene stamp has been awarded to major holiday destinations around the world to enable travellers to identify destinations and businesses that have adopted its health and hygiene global standardised protocols. These protocols include providing consistency and guidance to travel providers and travellers about the new approach to health, hygiene, deep cleansing and physical distancing in the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19 world. So far the stamp has been awarded to key tourist destinations such as Turkey, Mauritius, Portugal, Vienna, and Saudi Arabia, and is seen as a key catalyst in the speedy recovery of the Travel & Tourism sector.
Yas Island has received the recognition for the implementation of its comprehensive wellness program, which, in addition to enhanced hygiene and social distancing measures, has included the launch of the #TogetheratYas technology platform and the appointment of Yas Wellness Ambassadors.
#TogetheratYas is an online platform offering clear comprehensive guidance on safety measures and a one-stop shop for all the fun experience on Yas Island.
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island reopens with new safety measures
W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island has to re-opened its doors to the public now with exciting packages to look forward to. The hotel recently played host to a world renowned sporting event through July 2020, and was also the first hotel in the Capital to be certified by DCT Abu Dhabi as part of the Go Safe initiative.
The vibrant 499 guest rooms and suites at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island offer spectacular views of the race track or Yas Marina. With six restaurants and bars to choose from, one can explore a unique dining destination with bold cuisines. Sample inspiring gastronomy at Garage, a multi-kitchen dining hub housing five distinct cuisines or immerse yourself in the vibes of Sicily at Amici for an authentic Italian experience. W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is filled with hidden gems. Take in killer views and bold beats over a drink at W Lounge or kick back with a beverage at WET Deck, where playlists by our Music Curator set the scene.
Make a splash in any of two pools or hit FIT to achieve those fitness goals. A modern and sophisticated destination for an exhilarating Island escape, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is located in the heart of buzzing Yas Island revealing the best of Abu Dhabi’s history, heritage and culture and is just 10 minutes away from the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The hotel is well connected to island attractions like Ferrari World, Yas Water World, Warner Bros. theme park, Yas Mall, a golf course, the beach as well as the Marina, all just a few minutes away, and is located on top of the Yas Marina Circuit. Get ready to Rev Up on or off track!
In line with directives from local authorities and ongoing efforts to safeguard public health, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island has enhanced its cleaning and safety measures to ensure that the hotel remains a comfortable and safe environment for guests. Amongst the initiatives launched by DCT Abu Dhabi to address the need for elevated standards of health and safety is the Go Safe Certification, a unique programme that aims to enforce global standards of safety and cleanliness at hotels, attractions, and venues across the emirate. W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is the first hotel in the emirate to be certified by DCT Abu Dhabi.
CLOUD Spaces, new co-working offices set to launch at Yas Mall next month
CLOUD Spaces, Yas Mall’s new co-working space and the first to be based in a mall across the GCC region, is set to launch in August 2020. A hybrid concept, it will offer a fresh and flexible approach to working and collaborating, serving the needs of the evolving business landscape across the UAE.
More than just an office, the co-working space will bridge the gap between traditional working environments and the current demand in UAE for flexibility, agility and connectivity in business. Cloud Spaces will cater to both local and international companies and entrepreneurs, with existing Yas Mall retailers making use of the creative space and associated services.
CLOUD Spaces aims to attract innovative businesses and individuals with a focus on retail, fashion product design and emerging brands and will also offer comprehensive solutions for new businesses in a similar vein to incubation hubs. This will include support for acquiring trade licenses and opening units, to mentoring programs and access to consumers for product showcases. Importantly, CLOUD Spaces will enable networking between like-minded individuals and businesses within a thriving commercial destination.
Saoud Khoory, executive director of retail, Aldar Properties said: “We welcome the addition of Cloud Spaces to Yas Mall, another first-of-its-kind model in the region and a response to the changing needs of Abu Dhabi’s commercial landscape. With growing demand for flexible working spaces across the UAE, CLOUD Spaces will serve as a hub to support the growth plans of existing tenants and future tenants alike, as well as the wider business community.”
Offering cost-effective solutions, CLOUD Spaces provides flexible co-working memberships and workspace options on both monthly and annual plans to suit diverse working needs. All office spaces and pods are equipped with the latest technology, a dedicated phone number and a team on hand to support all members. CLOUD Spaces members will also enjoy access to fully-equipped meeting facilities, photo and recording studios and a café managed by Drop Coffee, known for its world-class baristas. In line with government rules and regulations, all areas have been designed to the highest safety standards and will follow social distancing protocols.
Malak Smejkalova, general manager at CLOUD Spaces, said: “A number of local and international businesses have already signed up, with many more in the pipeline. As an office space designed for the future, CLOUD Spaces is poised for further expansion in the UAE, the wider region and internationally.”