Published on : Tuesday, September 21, 2021
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) recently hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners for providing them with a scope to obtain updates and important insights on the upcoming Expo 2020 and share an overview of the industry and principal developments and initiatives for further speeding up Dubai’s tourism growth.
The forum is part of an ongoing programme of industry engagements initiated by Dubai Tourism for increasing collaboration with its stakeholders and partners.
IssamKazim, the CEO of Dubai Tourism said, “We regularly host these strategic stakeholder engagements to make sure that the industry is always up to date and aligned with the various initiatives that are launched to showcase Dubai as a safe destination that provides international travellers the opportunity to enjoy a multitude of experiences. The latest forum assumed greater significance as it enabled Dubai Tourism to share a positive industry outlook and highlight the optimism prevailing across the city just as it readies itself to welcome the world to Expo 2020.”
Dubai witnessedaround three million visitors from January – July 2021, ranking second globally before London and Paris with regard to hotel occupancy, with hotels enjoying 61 per cent average occupancy levels in the first seven months of this year.
Dubai became one of the first cities globally to reopen its markets and businesses, and continues to stay open.