Yas Island

Yas Viceroy to change to W Hotels and resorts as Marriott takes over

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Jun 2018

The hotel will be operated by Marriott International starting 1 July 2018.  Aldar Properties has announced that as part of its active asset management strategy for its AED 20 billion real estate portfolio, it has appointed Marriott International, to manage one of its most strategically located hotels on Yas Island. Marriott International will assume operation

Cipriani Yas Island announces new Dolce Vita Brunch

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Apr 2018

Showcasing the best of Italian cuisine, the new brunch will take place once every month. The new brunch menu is built on the concept of simple Italian food made to perfection, blended with offerings from the popular Japanese inspired Yotto menu. The offerings include appetisers which revolve around an array of Maki and Cipriani signature

Yas Island launches Club Social

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Mar 2018

Event agency Brag and Miral have collaborated to create Club Social, a platform that celebrates social media through a new destination and meet-up concept. The first edition of Club Social, which takes place from 27-28 April, will focus on food and delivering a weekend’s worth of dining and lounging on Yas Island.  In a waterfront, interactive setup,

Bruce is appointed as cluster GM for Hala Arjaan by Rotana

by Patrick Ryan | 09 Oct 2017

Craig Bruce has been named as cluster general manager for Hala Arjaan by Rotana alongside his current profile as general manager at Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island. Craig joined Rotana Hotels in September 2016, prior to which he held positions in the UAE, Bostwana, UK and South Africa. “In his new role, Craig

Aldar launches waterfront development on Yas Island

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Sep 2017

Abu Dhabi-based property developer Aldar Properties PJSC has announced launch of Water’s Edge – a new AED 2.4 billion, 2,255-property waterfront development on Yas Island, which is home to seven hotels. With exercise and recreation facilities, retail, restaurants and cafes, Water’s Edge comprises 13 apartment buildings with private courtyards, landscaped areas, pools, multipurpose courts and

The answer is Yas for Hilton

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Jun 2017

It has been confirmed that Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort will be part of the AED12 billion development plan announced by Miral for the southern end of Yas Island. The resort, opening in 2019, will be located in Yas Bay, a 3km stretch that is anticipated to become one of the most iconic and

Contract awarded for Yas Acres project

by Patrick Ryan | 07 May 2017

Abu Dhabi property developer Aldar Properties PJSC  has appointed Trojan General Contracting as the main contractor for the first three precincts of its flagship development on Yas Island – Yas Acres. This follows the recent completion of the early works package, with Yas Acres recently surpassing its first construction milestone of 10% completion. Talal Al

Street Food Market returns to Yas Island

by Crystal Chesters | 01 May 2017

The second edition of Street Food Market – Yas will take place in Abu Dhabi at Du Forum on Yas Island every Friday and Saturday for the first two weekends of May. Homegrown food pop-ups and food trucks will offer street food and there will be games for adults and children, a live band and









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