Yas Island earns coveted WTTC Award for comprehensive safety measures

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Abu Dhabi’s leisure and entertainment hub, Yas Island has been received the coveted World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, marking the first destination in the emirate to receive the international honor.

Launched The global representative of the travel and tourism sector, WTTC the global safety and hygiene stamp is awarded to major holiday destinations around the world to allow travelers to identify destinations and businesses that have adopted its health and hygiene global standardized protocols.

These protocols include providing consistency and guidance to travel providers and travelers about the new approach to health, hygiene, deep cleansing and physical distancing in the ‘new normal’ of COVID-19 world.

Yas Island has received the honor 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.

Through the platform, guests can access the Wellness Ambassadors, a team of specially trained individuals available to gain answers for their questions on the health and safety measures in place at the newly reopened Yas theme parks, hotels and attractions, as well as address queries regarding openings and closures.

Yas Wellness Ambassadors can be contacted via phone, social media, WhatsApp and email.