Yas Island Abu Dhabi gears up to welcome record number of Saudi visitors



Yas Island, is set to unveil its summer season with the launch of the annual spend and win ‘Say Yas’ campaign. Running from June 24 to September 9, this year’s Eid-to-Eid extravaganza will welcome a record number of visitors from Saudi Arabia, after welcoming 27 million visitors from across the globe last year.

Travellers can sweeten their stay on Yas Island with countless opportunities to win big. Those who spend at least AED 400 anywhere on the island qualify to win a life-changing grand prize of AED 1 million in cash. Shoppers at Yas Mall will be in the running to drive home in a brand-new Tesla model S 90kWh Dual Motor QTST, while thrill seekers who spend their money at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi or Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi could be lucky winners of daily and weekly prizes worth AED 5,000 and AED 50,000 in cash, respectively.

Additionally, exciting instant prizes will be rewarded to entrants at random upon their registration at any of the nine redemption kiosks located within minutes of one another across the island. Visitors can make their way to the kiosks at Yas Mall, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi and Yas Marina Circuit, to submit their purchase receipts and enter the ‘Say Yas’ draw.

Families visiting the island can also avail a wide array of lucrative packages including accommodation, breakfast and complementary theme park access for as low as 500 AED per night. The exciting prizes that they can walk away with include Bronze passes to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Ferrari Merchandise vouchers, a Camaro drag driving experience, Etihad Airways flight tickets, 2 million ADCB air miles, a Yas Mall gift card worth AED 2,500, or complementary hotel stays across the island.

Visiting families are also invited to #SayYas to Eid this summer with an unforgettable season of celebrations across Yas Island for Eid Al Fitr. Marking the first day of Eid in style, Yas Island is putting on an unforgettable fireworks display set to light up the capital’s premier dining and leisure destination. Kicking off at 9pm, the show will be best seen from one of the Yas Marina’s seven restaurants or on board one of multiple boat cruises available on the night.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will get into the Eid spirit by opening its doors for 24 hours on June 25 so that guests of all ages can enjoy the UAE’s first-ever 24-Hour Rollercoaster Rally alongside loads of live performances, games, DJ music and four incredible themed entertainment zones. Serial shoppers can enjoy Yas Mall’s 24 hour MEGA sale with most stores being open round the clock including Géant, Home Centre, Hamley’s, House of Fraser, Tryano, Vox Cinemas, Fun Works, Ikea and Ace Hardware.

The grand prize draw will be held on September 10, 2017, announcing the winner of the cash prize of AED 1,000,000 and the Tesla car.
For those who can’t wait for their visit to Abu Dhabi, Yas Island will make a guest appearance at malls across KSA with fun activities for children such as face painting and daily raffle draws. Exciting stand activations will also pop up at Riyadh Gallery Mall, Hayat Mall, Qatif City Mall and Jubail City Mall and many more malls across KSA.

TW Bureau