The Department of Economy and Tourism will showcase Dubai’s diverse destination proposition at Arabian Travel Market 2022 – Dubai Blog


With Dubai fully regaining its vibrancy after safely navigating and accelerating out of the unprecedented global challenge, The city’s newly formed Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) will showcase the diversity of Dubai’s destination offerings, along with innovative initiatives designed to further strengthen the city’s tourism industry, during the 29the edition of Arabian Travel Market.

With this year’s ATM set to shed light on the growth trajectory of the global travel and tourism industry as well as the challenges ahead under the theme ‘The future of international travel and tourism‘, DET looks forward to sharing and facilitating the exchange of information and ideas and seizing opportunities for sustainable growth.

Located in Hall 3 of the Dubai World Trade Centre, a larger and completely new design Dubai booth (ME-3110) will see more than 100 partners and representatives from government entities, hotels, destination management companies and tour operators join to DET to safely welcome visitors. as well as more than 290 international buyers invited to the event. The Dubai stand will also highlight key activities from government agencies and industry stakeholders, including dubai police, General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA -Dubai), Dubai Health Authority, SMCCU, Dubai Municipality, Dubai Culture, Accor and Marriott International.

Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, commented: “ATM is an important platform for global and regional tourism and this year the forum takes place at a time when the world is increasingly looking to follow Dubai’s successful tourism recovery strategy. As the host destination and one of the long-standing partners of this annual event, Dubai’s participation along with a cross-section of government and industry partners is critical to providing further momentum to power the future of global tourism, even as we we continually strive to achieve the vision f His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, to position Dubai as a leading hub for trade, investment and travel and the best city in the world. world to live and work. Our Department of Economy and Tourism also sees ATM as an opportunity to strengthen collaboration with stakeholders and the international travel business community, as well as highlighting the multi-faceted destination offering that plays a critical role in ensuring that Dubai remains the forefront of safe and world-leading travel. Destinations.”

With Dubai ranked the No. 1 Global Destination in the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards, the city’s ever-growing food industry is one of the key pillars that will take center stage at ATM 2022, along with the diverse cultural attractions, events calendar and multiple visa initiatives that provide more flexibility and options for talent to come and stay in the emirate, as well as driving greater consideration for visiting Dubai as the first choice destination for travelers business and pleasure.

DET will provide ATM visitors with exciting updates on Dubai’s food scene, as part of ongoing efforts to elevate Dubai’s position as a year-round global food hub, including the arrival of Michelin Guide Dubai and the renowned haute cuisine food critic brand: Gault&Millau, as well as the list of the 50 best restaurants in the Middle East and North Africa that includes 16 restaurants in Dubai.

Another key initiative to be promoted at the Dubai stand will be Dubai Can, a sustainability campaign to encourage people to turn the tide on plastic and inspire mass action to actively reduce the use of single-use plastic bottles. The Dubai Tourism University will demonstrate the continued variety and strength of its educational courses to business and travel partners, as well as the institution’s role in nurturing the next generation of Dubai’s tourism workforce.

DET will also actively expand Dubai’s range of festivals and events, including the Dubai Food Festival, which is held in conjunction with ATM and takes place from May 2-15, 2022. Dubai has made great strides towards its main goal of become the world’s leading family destination and looks confidently into the summer period for accelerated travel growth with the launch of the 25the Dubai Summer Surprises edition. In addition, DET will also be celebrating the 10the anniversary of Dubai Calendar, the official event listing platform.

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