Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), established in 2006, is a master developer of major tourism destinations in Abu Dhabi, the largest of the seven emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, and a key contributor to its economic and cultural progress.
The company is behind some of Abu Dhabi’s most prestigious projects. These include Saadiyat Island, which will house the world’s largest single concentration of premier cultural institutions, including the Zayed National Museum, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum, the Performing Arts Center and Maritime Museum.
Meanwhile, Desert Islands will be one of the world’s largest environmentally friendly island tourism destinations. This nature-based destination consists of a group of natural islands off the coast of Abu Dhabi’s Western Region. One is Sir Bani Yas Island, a destination for environmental and conservation tourism with its own wildlife park, hotel resort and nature-based adventure activities.
By creating investment partnerships and joint ventures, TDIC’s developments are helping to support Abu Dhabi’s evolution as a world class destination for tourists, businesses and residents and helping to realize the emirate’s considerable tourism potential.
The company has been awarded investment grade ratings of Aa2, AA and AA by three top credit rating agencies, Moody’s, Standard & Poor and Fitch. These ratings reflect TDIC’s strong financial position and support the company’s credit worthiness to investors, lenders and other market participants. TDIC has also launched a US$ 3 billion Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) programme.
Established in April 2006, TDIC has built a strong reputation among international industry players for its compelling value proposition, transparency of business approach and ability to deliver. Locally, TDIC offers significant employment and vocational training opportunities for Emiratis keen to enhance their careers and professional qualifications.
Working closely with both public and private sectors, we aim to develop sustainable projects that help to facilitate the economic diversification of the United Arab Emirates through tourism development. This portfolio of projects embraces all aspects of Abu Dhabi’s heritage and culture while preserving its natural beauty and resources, enriching people’s lives.
- We identify real estate and development opportunities that will support sustainable tourism projects.
- We deliver to the highest standards and meet the needs of a rapidly growing tourism industry.
- We create destinations that will ensure a long-term future for Abu Dhabi tourism.
- We develop partnerships and relationships that are setting solid foundations for Abu Dhabi’s future.
- We support the implementation of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.
- We provide investment opportunities for private and public sector companies within the tourism field.