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Observer packages

Taffadal and welcome to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

In less than six months, young people from 77 Member countries and regions will flock to Abu Dhabi to compete in 51 skill competitions.

With an expected 10,000 international visitors from the WorldSkills family we are working to make this the biggest and best Competition yet. To share this amazing city we call home, we’ve enhanced the Observer packages to be customized and offer more flexibility. All packages contain accommodation (including breakfast and free Wi-Fi), accreditation, a welcome pack and the rest is yours to choose.

It’s like an á la carte buffet; if you can see it you can choose it!

  • Select your dates (up to 12 nights from 8–20 October 2017)
  • Lunch
  • Daily transport between hotel and competition venue
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers (Abu Dhabi International airport only)
  • Skill Out
  • Access to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies subject to dates of attendance

Detailed information regarding optional components and the terms and conditions for packages are in the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi package brochure.

Please download the Quick Reference Guide (QRG) Observer packages or the Quick Reference Guide (QRG) for Spouse packages to assist with your bookings.

Etihad Airways, the Official Airline Carrier of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, offers special discounts for group bookings. Please contact us for a quote by emailing

Your passport must be valid for a minimum six months at the time of entry to the UAE.

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