The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) confirmed that Expo 2020 Dubai provides an ideal platform and unprecedented in the region, to publicize the achievements of the State in general and Dubai in particular, noting that the exhibition will contribute to the advancement of the tourism sector in Dubai, and will reflect on the prosperity of the number of A large number of sectors such as hospitality, retail, real estate development, construction, aviation, transportation and other various sectors, reinforcing the position and strength of the tourism sector.
For its part, hotels operating in the country, said that «Expo 2020 Dubai» will raise the levels of occupancy to unprecedented levels, pointing out that it is preparing for the exhibition since the present through the preparation of programs and facilities and special packages for visitors to the exhibition.
Hilal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), said: “Hosting the UAE for Expo 2020 Dubai is a major achievement because it is a global and historic event and provides an ideal platform and unprecedented in the region, to publicize the achievements of the UAE. In general and Dubai in particular. There is no doubt that the coming period will be very positive and exceptional, and will require more coordination and concerted efforts between the various actors from the public and private sectors ».
“This international event will contribute to the advancement of the tourism sector in Dubai and its impact will be reflected in the prosperity of a large number of sectors such as hospitality, retail, real estate development, construction, aviation, transportation and other sectors, which will enhance the status and strength of our tourism sector,” he added.
He added: “At Dubai Tourism, we are keen to work with our partners to provide the right infrastructure and excellent tourism experiences with expectations of 25 million visitors during the exhibition. Our marketing campaigns and guided tours will focus on highlighting the preparations for Expo 2020 Dubai as well as the diverse opportunities it offers, as well as highlighting the importance of the emirate being at the top of the list of preferred destinations for travel during the first ever global event. Region". He pointed out that «our efforts in cooperation with our partners are in line with the tourism strategy 2022-2025, which aims to attract more international visitors, which enhances the status of Dubai and a global leader, and this is consistent with the legacy of the exhibition, where Dubai has developed a clear vision based on the principle of sustainability For the post-event period. ”
“There are indications that the food and beverage sector will grow by 15% to 25% in the coming year, thanks to the dynamism of the market,” said Donna Benton, a board member of Sunset Hospitality Group. UAE, start countdown to Expo 2020 ».
She added: «We intend to introduce new hospitality brands and the opening of entertainment facilities in 2020, taking advantage of the launch of the events of the international event (Expo 2020), and the large number of visitors expected to attend the exhibition».
Mustafa Saqer, General Manager of The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, stressed the significant and important role that Expo 2020 Dubai will play in increasing occupancy rates in the UAE hotels to unprecedented levels and throughout the exhibition, which is expected to visit more than 25 One million visitors, 70% of whom are from outside the UAE, added that the hotel sector is currently considering how to prepare for the exhibition and the facilities that can be provided to visitors. He added: “We are always keen to develop and improve the hotel to provide outstanding entertainment experiences for all our guests from the region and around the world.”
Hanna Azzi, General Manager of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, said: “Dubai is witnessing a huge diversity in the tourism product, while visitors continue to flock to it for holidays, shopping and exploring new tourist and leisure destinations. Unprecedented next year with the launch of Expo 2020 Dubai ».
“Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai is set to execute special plans and programs to welcome guests of Expo 2020 Dubai, and provide them with all the facilities to spend an unforgettable trip in the emirate of Dubai. International to be hosted by Dubai next year ».
Tourism packages and programs
Rixos Bab Al Bahr has confirmed that the tourism sector is currently preparing to welcome visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai through the preparation of packages and tourist programs including visiting the exhibition and other visits to the most prominent tourist attractions in the country.
He added that the hotel is currently exploring the facilities and services that can be offered to visitors of the exhibition.
The hotel has many facilities connected by waterways. The 650 rooms and suites offer conference, event and leisure facilities such as water sports, tennis courts and a children's club.