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.
Sep 28, 2022
Abu Dhabi Classics Unveils World-Class Line-Up of Events Into 2023

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Department of Culture and ...

Sep 28, 2022
Visit Abu Dhabi Roadshow Events in India Highlight Emirate’s Unique Tourism Offer to Travel Partners

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) recently concluded its Visit Abu Dhabi Roadshow in India, alongside 28 stakeholders from the UAE ca ...

Sep 27, 2022
Abu Dhabi and Dubai Set Sail Together for Participation at Monaco Yacht Show 2022

As part of its mission to share Abu Dhabi with the world, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has joined forces with the Dubai Departme ...

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