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Welcome to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017!

Every two years WorldSkills hosts the world championships of skills which features youth from 77 Member countries and regions competing in 51 skill competitions.

During WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, you can take part in WORLDSKILLS CONFERENCE 2017 to help shape the global skills agenda, with other leading figures from industry, governments, international organizations, and academia. Join these opinion formers as we explore the changing skills demands of the globalized world, and the required response.

With an expected 10,000 international visitors for the Competition and Conference, we are working to make this the biggest and best event yet. To showcase this vibrant city we have customized packages to allow for maximum flexibility.

All packages contain accommodation* (including breakfast and free Wi-Fi) and accreditation; everything else is for you to choose.

  • Select your dates (up to 12 nights from 08 October to 20 October 2017)
  • Daily transport between hotel and competition venue
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers (Abu Dhabi International airport only)
  • Access to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies (subject to dates of attendance) 

*Hotel Marriott Downtown is the preferred Conference hotel for participants.

Click here for information regarding optional features and the terms and conditions

Take advantage of special discounts when booking your flights together with the hotel. Visit the Etihad website​ to book your Flight + Hotel package to WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

For group airfare quotes for a minimum of 10 Guests travelling together, please contact us by email at

Your passport must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months at the time of entry to the UAE.
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Disclaimer: Prices are starting prices per person based on stated occupancy and include flights in the stated carrier and cabin class. Prices are quoted in local currency including applicable taxes and fuel surcharges and are based on Room Only unless mentioned otherwise. Terms and Conditions apply, including high season surcharges, minimum stay restrictions during Public Holiday and Special Event periods.

Price is per person based on double occupancy and includes Etihad Airways flights in Economy class.

*Please note airport transfers for flights arriving to and departing from Abu Dhabi International airport ONLY are included in the Conference packages. Flights arriving/departing from other airports can be arranged at an additional cost on request.

General terms and conditions for package acquisition and cancellations are available here​.

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