Representing the passion of Bedouins, falcons are the national emblem of the UAE. Dating back into centuries, falconry is a unique tradition that is well preserved in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is a popular tourist attractions and has been internationally recognised for its innovative programme. It has won the several awards, including the 34th International Award for Tourist,Hotel and Catering Industry (New Millennium Award) for its good excellent tourism programme.