Tag: expo 2020

European business event planners explore Dubai’s world-class offerings and preview Expo 2020

A group of 55 business event planners and buyers from across Europe have concluded an experiential and knowledge-building tour of Dubai, exploring the city’s robust and ever-growing offering for meetings, conferences and incentive travel programmes. Hosted by Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, the three-day ‘Discover Dubai 2020’ study mission was curated […]

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Opportunities in Africa and Middle East were the topic of focus in WTM 2018

Gastrodiplomacy in Jordan plans for Expo 2020 in Dubai, opportunities in Africa and the latest travel trends for the region were all hotly debated topics in the Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone at WTM London. Increased security, rising demand and growing competition in the Middle East and Africa region is opening up tourism, according […]

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Dubai Business Events target MICE segment from India

Dubai Business Events conducted a three-city roadshow in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru, majorly targeting the MICE segment from India. Dubai Business Events is a part of Dubai Tourism primarily focusing on the Business segment. Speaking exclusively to Travel News Digest, Karina Lance, Senior Manager – Sales and Convention Services, Dubai Business Events said, “80% […]

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Dubai Tourism hosts four city roadshow in India

The roadshow is aimed to boost tourism from the Indian market and share insights into the upcoming 2020 Expo Dubai Tourism today embarked on its 4-city roadshow as part of its strategy to further boost the number of visitors to Dubai from India. With the first roadshow kicking off from Kolkata, the event will be […]

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Expo 2020 sets new goals for Dubai tourism to achieve

Hosting the EXPO 2020 trade fair is expected to attract around 25 million visitors to Dubai, out of which over 17 million will be international travellers. Keeping this data in mind, Dubai will need to double its current hotel stock to accommodate this influx. Region’s airlines and airport infrastructure has always helped the business and […]

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Dubai Government introduces ‘Tourism Dinars’

The Dubai Government has announced its plans of the commencement of the tourism fee for all hotel guests in order to support funding for the Expo 2020 projects. The fee, known as the ‘Tourism Dinar’, has become effective from April 2014.This additional amount, ranging between Dh 7 to Dh 20, is charged per night for […]

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Dubai wins bid as host of Expo 2020

Dubai has been officially announced as the host city for Expo 2020, which will benefit a variety of sectors, such as construction, engineering and transportation, and the hospitality, retail, and aviation sectors. “From the outset, Dubai’s Expo bid was part of the government’s long-term vision that ensures sustainable national development and a prosperous future for […]

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