Valet parking launched at Abu Dhabi airport
Abu Dhabi, October 20, 2009
Abu Dhabi Hospitality Company (ADHC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac), has launched a valet parking service at Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The new service, which is available curbside at the departures zone of Terminal 1, offers customers the ultimate in speed and convenience, a statement said.
Customers wishing to make use of the new premium parking service can follow the signs through to the clearly marked valet parking reception, where they are met by a valet receptionist who will arrange for the vehicle to be transferred to the parking area.
The valet will also arrange for the vehicle to be returned curbside for a quick departure when the customer is ready to leave.
This convenient service is priced at Dh40 ($11) per hour and Dh20 for each additional hour. A tariff for long-term parking will be introduced in the next seven days, the statement added.
The valet parking service is introduced to benefit many travelers, including those with special needs as well as the elderly the best way to facilitate their movement into the airport building.
It will also enable business travelers quick and easy access to the check in counters. Family groups or individuals traveling during the weekend can take advantage of the short-term parking without the worry of transporting their luggage form the parking lot to the terminal.
“We are delighted to announce the launch of our valet parking, and we are exceptionally proud of the high quality of our service,” said Al Mur Bin Huraiz, chief commercial officer at Adac.
“Initial feedback from our customers has been very positive and we will continue to review and improve all our parking options,” he added.
“Parking is an integral part of the passengers’ experience and their first touchpoint at the airport. We aim to ensure it is a great experience to set the tone for the remainder of their journey through the airport. The valet parking service also welcomes the weary traveler back to Abu Dhabi at any time of day or night with speedy service and convenience”, Bin Huraiz concluded. – TradeArabia News Service