For the period scheduled to host “Expo 2020”

Wego: 533,000 searches for flights and hotels in Dubai during July 2021

  • The search for flights and hotels indicates the increasing demand that Dubai is witnessing and the rapid recovery of business tourism.

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  • Mamoun Humaidan: "(Expo 2020 Dubai) is a model for the most prominent events in light of the pandemic, and will contribute to a significant increase in hotel occupancy rates and air traffic to Dubai."

  • An expected significant increase in hotel occupancy and air traffic.

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Wego, which specializes in travel services and online reservations, stated that various countries of the world are awaiting the start of the Expo 2020 Dubai, which in turn will contribute to a significant increase in hotel occupancy rates and air traffic to Dubai from different countries of the world.

The company revealed that it witnessed, through its website, about 533,000 searches during the month of July, on flights and hotels for the period in which this international event will be held.

The company stated to "Emirates Today" that this indicates the increasing demand that Dubai is witnessing, and the rapid recovery of the business tourism sector, noting that in light of the preparations for "Expo 2020 Dubai", hotels have begun to allocate packages and extended stay offers specifically for visitors to the exhibition.

Getting ready for the show

In detail, Mamoun Humaidan, General Manager of Wego, which specializes in travel services and online reservations for the Middle East, North Africa and India, said that Dubai is preparing to receive visitors to the Expo 2020 Dubai, which will be held from October 1, 2021 to 31 March 2022, noting that the continuation of the gradual activities is a very important step to revitalize the country's economic and tourism wheel.

Humaidan added that Dubai has been preparing for this event for years, and has increased the number of units of hotel rooms and apartments and their readiness by a large percentage, to accommodate visitors to "Expo 2020 Dubai", and has employed enormous capabilities to organize and plan for this event.

He pointed out that the UAE is still proactive in its efforts to control the "Covid-19" pandemic, and is intensifying its precautionary measures and the vaccination process, to secure the best experience for all travelers, pointing out that in light of the preparations for the "Expo", hotels have begun to allocate packages and accommodation offers. Extended to visitors to the exhibition.

He said, "The countries of the world are awaiting this event, which will represent a model for the most prominent events in light of the pandemic, which in turn will contribute to a significant increase in hotel occupancy rates and air traffic to Dubai from various countries of the world."

Searches

Humaidan continued, "We witnessed a great demand for searches for hotels of various categories during the period of the international event next October."

He added, "Through our website, we witnessed about 533,000 searches, last July, for flights and hotels for the period in which this international event will be held, which indicates the increasing demand that Dubai is witnessing, and the rapid recovery of the business tourism sector."

He stated that «the most prominent countries from the Middle East and North Africa that topped the list of searches were: Egypt with 26%, followed by India with 14%, then Saudi Arabia with 13%, and Kuwait with 8%, while the remaining percentages were distributed among Jordan, Pakistan and Morocco, Bahrain, Lebanon, and other countries and global markets.

The biggest cultural encounter

From October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, Expo 2020 Dubai welcomes visitors from all over the world, to contribute to creating a new world.

Expo 2020 Dubai will be the largest cultural gathering in the world and will provide inspiring experiences over a period of 182 days. More than 200 entities will contribute to these experiences, including countries, multilateral organizations, companies, and educational institutions, as well as millions of visitors. , to create a version that is the largest and most diverse.

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