20th February, Mumbai: At the age of 23, an adventure seeker discovered his voyage from Kerala’s lane to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. It was a dream come true for him when he visited UAE in 2023 and received an official invitation to Yas Island. Besides this, he is having an exceptional fan following cum Instagram family of more than 36000 followers.
Nihad Ali experienced the most heart-racing, adrenaline-pumping speed on the world’s fastest rollercoaster at Ferrari World of Abu Dhabi, which is renowned for its record-breaking rides. He had a fantastic opportunity to ride Mission Ferrari, the world’s first sideways-drop rollercoaster, a day before it opened at a prelaunch event at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
He escaped to a whimsical world of action and a fictional realm brought to life by Warner Bros. World through DC superheroes and iconic cartoon characters and a never-ending exhilarating yet thrilling experience with the world’s largest indoor theme park enhancing the enjoyment.
Additionally, he advanced himself by participating in the world’s largest and most expansive indoor skydiving experience all beneath the CLYMB Abu Dhabi’s futuristic dome. As he stated, it was a once-in-a-lifetime epic experience that included a stay at the Radisson Blu in Yas Island of Abu Dhabi.
He experienced the most extraordinary event of his life while attending two live FIFA World Cup games in Qatar by attending the quarterfinals between England vs France; nevertheless, he got his fill of gasoline by observing Messi’s performances in the semifinal game against Croatia. For him, it was a monumental event. In addition, he attended the parade of champions, which is generally too unlikely to be true considering that every football fan from the entire globe was present to see the World Cup parade, which happens once in four years.
Having moved away from Abu Dhabi in 2009 while he was a class 4 student at the Indian School of Abu Dhabi, he had to leave Abu Dhabi where he had grown up, and now, fast forward to 2023, with three years of experience working in the influencer marketing industry, he aspires to settle down in the UAE, his second home.
Addressing his studies, he attended Bhavans for grades five through ten, and for his plus one, he enrolled in Himayath. He as well completed a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Vidya Institute of Science and Technology.
Nihad had the most exciting yet adventurous recent three months of 2022-2023 of his life, experiencing the native food and the history of Karim’s and Saleem Javed’s restaurants in Delhi, the capital of India, as well as visiting the Jama Masjid, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Khan Market, and Agra’s famous Taj Mahal.
Further, he traveled from Delhi and Kerala to Abu Dhabi, where he began his trip by road to Qatar. He spent the finest 12 days of his life traveling and attending, moreover experiencing the whole vibe of the FIFA World Cup games. Afterwards, on coming to Abu Dhabi, he got an official invitation to Yas Island Abu Dhabi.
While relocating in 2009 from Abu Dhabi, Yas Island was only getting in shape. And he has always wanted to visit Yas Island since 2009, being always a fan of the destination. All thanks to Mr. Mohammed Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral Group, for being an inspiration and he considers it a great blessing that he received the official invitation to Yas Island Abu Dhabi in 2023.
To add the cherry on top, he enjoyed the splendid fireworks of 2023 under Burj Khalifa. All gratitude to his friend Mr. Salim Moopan who is a resident of Burj Khalifa. Apart from all these, he also got to experience Jetski near Burj Al Arab thanks to Dojoin Application based in Dubai.
The essential thing Nihad values about his four years journey as an influencer is the tremendous support he has received from his thousands of fans, which keeps him motivated to explore more. For his admirers, he is even planning to travel and explore more in the forthcoming years.