Flown to the UAE by Etihad Airways, Bridger and his family enjoyed a week at one of the world’s leading leisure and entertainment destinations
Mumbai, July 2021: Yas Island Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s forefront leisure and entertainment destinations, has welcomed 7-year-old Bridger Walker, and his family. Bridger from Wisconsin in the United States, made headlines last year for his heroism in saving his little sister in a vicious dog attack which ended up leaving scars on his face.
Yas Island welcomed Bridger and his family for a week having been flown to Abu Dhabi by Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE. They stayed in the Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, and visited Yas Island’s leading attractions, including Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, and Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi. They also visited CLYMBTM Abu Dhabi, which contains the world’s largest indoor skydiving flight chamber and region’s tallest indoor climbing wall, as well as visiting Qasr Al Watan.
Bridger was joined on his trip to the UAE capital by his mother, father, and sister as well as other family members
About Yas Island:Yas Island is one of the world’s fastest growing leisure and entertainment destinations, located on the golden shores of Abu Dhabi – just 20 minutes from downtown Abu Dhabi and 50 minutes from Dubai. Yas Island offers holiday makers a diverse mix of award-winning leisure and entertainment experiences, from one-of-a-kind theme parks, world-class shopping and superb dining, to a links golf course, exciting water and motor sports, and spectacular musical, entertainment and family events… all within the 25 sq km Island. Today, Yas Island is home to the award-winning theme parks Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the record-breaking CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit (home to the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX™), Yas Marina, the award-winning Yas Links golf course, as well as Abu Dhabi’s largest mall, Yas Mall. With eight hotels, including W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Crowne Plaza Yas Island Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Rotana, Centro Yas Island by Rotana, Radisson Blu Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island, Park Inn by Radisson Hotel Abu Dhabi Yas Island and Staybridge Suites Abu Dhabi Yas Island, plus more than 165 dining experiences, the destination also features indoor and outdoor concert venues including MAD and Etihad Arena – all of which are complemented by a range of visitor services that connect all attractions to one another.