What we do

Through our three key sectors: Tourism, Culture and National Library, we work extensively to regulate, support, develop and market Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry through a range of activities aimed at promoting and preserving the emirate’s distinctive heritage and culture.
The Tourism sector is charged with supporting the evolution of Abu Dhabi into a world-class destination, in line with our commitment to conserving, promoting and leveraging Abu Dhabi’s heritage, culture and tourism assets.
Our organisation strives to preserve and promote the emirate’s rich cultural and historic heritage. By sharing Abu Dhabi’s unique legacy through a wide-ranging programme of cultural events, exhibitions and museums, we aim to present the emirate as an international cultural destination.
National Library
Established in 1981, the National Library is one of the UAE’s largest knowledge repositories and a vital resource for intellectuals, scholars and scientists. The National Library is responsible for the establishment of regional, community, children’s and mobile libraries.
Aug 22, 2023
Abu Dhabi Now Available for Virtual Exploration

Yas Island is ready to be discovered by a global online audience as it launches unique virtual experiences today, allowing users from around the world to digitally e ...

Aug 19, 2023
Abu Dhabi Achieves Top ICCA Ranking as Leading Middle East destination for Association Meetings

At IMEX 2023, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) released its 2022 ranking, revealing Abu Dhabi as the #1 destination in the Middle East fo ...

Aug 11, 2023
Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Presents Excavation Findings at Seminar for Arabian Studies

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) presented three papers on its latest archaeological findings in the emirate during the 2023 Seminar ...

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