ATDD welcomes leading Russian Tour Operator ‘Natalie Tours’

AJMAN — As part of its strategy to highlight Ajman’s unique tourist attractions and promote its tourism potential at a local, regional and international level, the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) welcomed Natalie Tours, a leading Russian tour operator, along with a number of its annual top selling tour agencies, on Tuesday, May 30.

Through organising the promotional FamTrip, ATDD aims to increase the awareness of Ajman and highlight its wide range of diverse tourism offerings, as well as enhance engagement, cooperation and bilateral relations with Russia who are a significantly important market for both the UAE and Ajman.

The FamTrip is held in conjunction with host partners Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, the Fairmont Ajman, as well as the Destination Management Company Alpha Tours.

Site inspections at a number of Ajman’s leading hotels, such as the Kempinski Ajman, Ramada Hotels and Suites, Ramada Beach Hotel and the BAHI Ajman Palace have also been arranged to showcase the variety of sublime hotels offered in the destination.

As part of the FamTrip programme, the delegation was introduced to the Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah, the Al Zorah Golf Course & Al Zorah project, on Wednesday, May 31, followed by a trip to the Ajman Museum, getting one step closer to Ajman’s deep rooted heritage, culture and history.

The ATDD Director General, Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, welcomed the group for dinner at the Ajman Saray in the evening, to highlight Ajman’s role as a welcoming family and leisure destination and to strengthen the relationship, whilst discussing further strategic partnerships with the owners of Natalie Tours, as well as Alpha Tours Managing Director, Adnan Aridi.

Commenting on the programme, Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry said, “We are delighted to welcome Natalie Tours and their top selling agents to Ajman. The FamTrip programme is part of our strategy to promote the Emirate of Ajman as a unique tourist destination and provides a platform for our strategic tourism partners to experience what Ajman has to offer. As one of the world’s fastest growing tourism markets, Russia is an important market for us and I am confident that Ajman’s superior hospitality facilities, resorts and hotels, will continue to attract visitors from Russia.”

The ATDD’s figures clearly demonstrate that the number of Russian tourists for 2016 increased by more than 200 percent, in comparison to the previous year, highlighting Ajman’s popularity and high demand.

Source: Emirates News Agency