The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the launch of the ‘Abu Dhabi Specialist Programme’, an e-learning platform that will educate travel trade industry professionals with all destination-related information about the emirate through a series of online courses.
The programme will be rolled out in three phases in several languages across 17 markets, including the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, and Russia, as well as GCC countries. The first phase has been launched on May 4th, in the USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and India
Designed specifically for industry partners such as tour operators, travel agents, and wholesalers, the Abu Dhabi Specialist Programme will equip travel trade professionals with accurate and relevant information about Abu Dhabi, supporting and encouraging them to promote the destination to consumers within their markets.
The courses encompassed in the programme cover information related to key attractions in Abu Dhabi, local events, accommodation options and much more. Additionally, it includes a rewards section featuring incentive programmes, exclusively available for ‘Abu Dhabi Specialists’ – travel trade agents who graduate from the main programme.
The Abu Dhabi Specialist Programme is available for professionals from travel trade on the website.
For the Indian Travel Industry, upon successful completion of two modules, the travel trade agents can win an Amazon gift voucher of Rs 10,000. And upon successful completion of the Specialist programme, four lucky winners can win the latest smartphones and five lucky winners can win a trip to Abu Dhabi (T&C apply)