SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

May 12, 2014 11:51 ET

Ritz Kids Henna Design Classes Offer Cultural Immersion for Children at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal

Arts and Crafts Inspired by Arabic Culture Available at Abu Dhabi Family Resort

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Offering a unique glimpse into local traditions, Arabic henna design classes for the young guests are now available as part of the recently launched Ritz Kids program at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal. In line with the global programming created by Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society exclusively for The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz Kids at The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi encourages children to explore the world around them through an array of daily changing activities.

In the Middle East, for centuries henna has been applied on hands and nails for luck and beauty and is an integral part of local heritage. Immersing themselves in UAE culture during a creative experience that builds upon the adventures of travel that children will always treasure, kids aged 4 to 12 can learn how to create traditional Arabic drawings as well as designing their own patterns using natural henna paste. 

Ritz Kids activities at luxury Abu Dhabi hotel are complimentary for the in-house guests and resort members and available for non-staying guests for a supplement. For more information about Ritz Kids programs offered at the Abu Dhabi family resort, please call the hotel at +9712 818-8888, email or visit

Adjacent to the majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with its own private beach, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal features 447 luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as 85 private one- and two-bedroom villas, 10 striking restaurants and lounges, a state-of-the-art health club, and one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in the region. 

About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Md., currently operates 85 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. More than 30 hotel and residential projects are under development around the globe. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, an award that originated in 1987. Its purpose is to promote the awareness of quality excellence, recognize quality achievements of companies and publicize successful quality strategies. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company won the award in 1992 and 1999. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the UAE 800-47-89, or visit the company web site at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR)

Contact Information

  • Valeria Mertsalova
    Public Relations Manager
    The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
    Tel: +9712 818-8881
    Email: Email Contact