Yas Island

Travel Content Awards


The inaugural Yas Island Travel Content Awards celebrate the best of travel writing and content for the year (2019/2020) featuring Yas Island Abu Dhabi. The awards will distinguish journalists and content creators and acknowledge their storytelling around Yas Island and its award-winning attractions.


Awards Categories

  • Best Trade Journalism
    This award will go to the entry that brings Destination Yas Island to life for travel professionals through a travel trade media outlet.

  • Best Yas Short Break Feature
    This category will recognize the best feature article on short breaks to be enjoyed on Yas Island.

  • Best Yas Family Vacation Feature
    The winning entry will use the power of content and visuals to engage readers about the widespread family experiences offered at Destination Yas Island.

  • Best Yas Single Attraction Feature
    Utilizing inspiring content, this award will go to the most in-depth feature about one of Yas Island’s many award-winning attractions.

  • Best Yas Digital Content Creator
    Open to all travel online editors, bloggers, influencers and content creators, this category will rely on the creative use of Yas-inspired content to engage viewers, readers and followers.



The Yas Island Travel Content Awards are open to newspapers, magazines, blogs and all digital platforms, where journalists and content creators have originated their content. Search services, portal sites and wire services may submit content they have created. Advertorial content will not be considered.


Judging Panel

A judging panel will be formed consisting of Yas Island representatives, partners and members from the media community. The judges reserve the right to not assign a winner in a particular category.



Journalists and content creators can enter via self-nomination, or they can be nominated by Yas Island destination management, attractions and partners.


Submission Deadline

Submissions for the Yas Travel Content Awards 2019/2020 close on March 15th, 2020.


Awards Ceremony

Winners will be announced and celebrated in April 2020. More details about the Awards Ceremony will be shared closer to time..


Award Submissions

Submit your award entry to travelcontentawards@yasisland.ae