Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi Lights the Sky Blue to Raise Awareness on Diabetes
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi marks World Diabetes Day in partnership with Novo Nordisk
Dubai, UAE – November 21, 2012: Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare leader in diabetes care and biopharmaceuticals, and Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi teamed up this month to raise awareness on diabetes and encourage hotel guests and Abu Dhabi residents to live an active and healthy lifestyle.
Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi lit up its uniquely designed ‘grid shell’ blue in honor of World Diabetes Day and further promoted awareness of the lifestyle disease through distributing brochures, provided by Novo Nordisk, to guests and hotel visitors.
Commenting on the awareness campaign, Mr. Oliver Bruns, Hotel Manager, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, said: “Diabetes is a preventable lifestyle disease that plagues nearly a million of the UAE’s residents. At Yas Viceroy, we are committed to spreading awareness and promoting active and healthy lifestyles to battle this disease.”
Additionally, Mr. Pasquale Monteleone, Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Novo Nordisk Pharma Gulf, said: “We are pleased to partner with Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi and other local organizations to spread awareness and help prevent the onset of diabetes. It really takes the entire community working together to inspire the kind of meaningful, long-term behaviors that will reduce the prevalence of diabetes within the UAE.”
About Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 89 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within hemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 33,300 employees in 75 countries, and markets its products in 190 countries.
About Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Designed to impress, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi reflects dynamic energy, passion and contemporary flair. From its attractive canopy of colored lights to a thrilling location spanning the Yas Marina Circuit, every aspect of this stunning venue is an example of creative innovation, beckoning visitors to explore a modern oasis. Exhilarating and awe-inspiring, Yas Viceroy offers experiences like no other.
Yas Viceroy boasts 499 rooms and suites, one grand ballroom, ten meeting and boardrooms, an award-winning spa, two beautiful rooftop pools and 12 exquisite food and beverage outlets including 2 exuberant concept bars.