Visit Abu Dhabi to lead sponsorship of Manchester City’s pre-season tours

Summer Tour 2022 will take place in the United States, with two fixtures being played in Houston and Green Bay

Visit Abu Dhabi has announced it will be the lead sponsor of all official pre-season tours for Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) – a continuation of its long-term designation as Official Tourism Destination Partner of the prestigious Premier League club. The news was revealed at the Middle East’s leading travel event, Arabian Travel Market, by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi).

For more than 10 years, Visit Abu Dhabi and Manchester City have teamed up to celebrate football’s unique ability to unite people across international borders. As the official lead sponsor for Man City’s US Summer Tour 2022, this partnership will help tell the story of Abu Dhabi and promote the unmatched experiences the emirate has to offer, to football fans in the US and beyond. 

The partnership further highlights Abu Dhabi as a leading sports destination, both at home and away. Abu Dhabi has taken centre stage as host for many high-profile events on the sporting calendar this year. These include the first NBA pre-season games in the Middle East, the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, the ITU world triathlon and the World T20 Cricket Championships.

HE Saleh Mohamed Saleh Al Geziry, the Director General for Tourism at DCT Abu Dhabi, said: “We are proud of our long-term strategic partnership with Manchester City and are excited to be part of the US Summer Tour 2022. Together with Man City, we will continue to share Abu Dhabi’s experiences with new global audiences and bring the destination’s incredible offering to football fans around the world.”

Abu Dhabi not only offers an amazing events calendar for sports fans this year but unique experiences across culture, leisure and entertainment, nature and adventure.

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