abudhabi-volvoraceCNN has named Abu Dhabi among its top 10 destinations for 2015, with the emirate ranking among other popular locations including Milan, the Bahamian Coast, and Downtown Los Angeles.

The site tells its users that Abu Dhabi city and its skyline are, “about to get a lot more inspiring” as the emirate bids to become the cultural capital of the Middle East.

“At the heart of Abu Dhabi’s reinvention is the 24,000-square-meter Saadiyat Island Cultural District,” said the site.