(AGI) Abu Dhabi, March 19 - Milan will be the first pit stop inthe United Arab Emirates' four-day roadshow in Europe topromote its tourism industry. A delegation led by Abu Dhabi'sTourism and Culture Authority (TCA) will arrive in Milan onMarch 23, and will then travel to Monaco, Paris, and Londonuntil March 26. The delegation will comprise representativesfrom major tourism forces Etihad, Jumeirah Etihad Towers, AlBurj Travel, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Farah Leisure, and HiltonAbu Dhabi. They will present their offers with the aim ofstrengthening commercial ties with Europe. "The UK, France,Italy and Germany all showed double digit growth last year withthe number of guest arrivals into Abu Dhabi compared to thepreceding 12 months," said the TCA's director of promotions andoverseas offices, Mubarak Al Nuaimi. "Abu Dhabi presentsexciting opportunities for travellers from Europe due to theexcellent flight connections, short proximity, climate andexciting culture," Hilton Abu Dhabi's general manager, StefanFuchs, commented. (AGI). .