Issam Kazem: Dubai is looking forward to special hotel extensions during 2022

Dubai: “Bay”

Issam Kazim, Executive Director of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commercial Marketing, confirmed that “Expo 2020 Dubai” contributed over six months to the advancement of the tourism sector in Dubai, as its effects appeared on the prosperity of a number of sectors such as hospitality, retail, real estate development, construction, aviation, transportation and others, who strengthened the position of And power of the emirate tourism sector, noting that the event helped consolidate Dubai’s position on the map world as an important tourist and investment destination country and as one of the most important intelligent cities in our time.

In statements on the launch of the Arabian Travel Market 2022, Kazem said: The Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai pursues the strategy of market diversification and constantly monitors key and promising markets to see the degree of their opening and the progress they are making in easing their travel restrictions in order to try to attract more international visitors. Including, it launches marketing campaigns in addition to presenting more tourism potential in Dubai, holding exciting festivals and events throughout the year, as well as global business events, creating more partnerships with the most prominent companies and authorities in the tourism and travel sector , and taking advantage of the legacy left by “Expo 2020”. Dubai “.

Hotel openings

Kazim pointed out that in light of the renaissance that Dubai is experiencing, and the growing number of international visitors to it, as well as the incentives it offers to encourage investors to set up their tourism projects, we are witnessing the entry of new facilities into the market. each year, as Royal Atlantis Residences is scheduled to open during the fourth quarter. 2022, to offer 231 luxury apartments and 795 rooms and suites for guests. “W Dubai Mina Seyahi” will join Dubai during the third quarter of 2022, in addition to the opening of the “Radisson Dubai Palm Jumeirah” in the second quarter of 2022, and the 608-room Marriott The Palm Resort is scheduled to open in the summer of 2022 Hilton Dubai will open the Palm Jumeirah in September 2022. Lana will also open in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Summer surprises in Dubai

He said: “We are on a date this year with the celebration of the silver jubilee of” Dubai Summer Surprises 2022 “, which has always contributed to strengthening the position of Dubai as one of the most important and prominent tourist destinations in the world throughout year. even during the summer. There is no doubt that Dubai is full of great tourist potentials that make his visit an unforgettable experience.

Michelin Guide

He added that in recent years Dubai has become a magnet for the most popular brands in the restaurants and food sector, today it hosts more than 12,000 restaurants and cafes and within a short period has become one of the most attractive. destinations, as it is the second home of many famous chefs worldwide. The Michelin Guide also announced its arrival in Dubai and will unveil its first restaurant choices during June 2022, and is expected to release in June 2022 the first ranking guide for the French brand Gault & Millau.

travel market

Regarding the participation in the Arabian Travel Market 2022, Kazem said that the exhibition is one of the most important international exhibitions in the global travel and tourism sector, because it is considered as one of the important tools that help the growth and recovery of the sector. It helps exhibitors gain a competitive edge by increasing sales, communicating with key decision makers, building an extensive network, as well as gathering information on the latest technologies and innovations and promoting brands. Our participation comes to communicate with our partners from around the world, as well as to review the tourism potentials that Dubai enjoys, as well as the opportunity to establish partnerships with the most renowned international organizations that would contribute to the advancement of tourism. , travel and hospitality and related sectors, as well as the promotion of festivals and events organized by Dubai over the coming period.

initiatives

He added that Dubai continues to launch various initiatives through which it increases its competitive position on the international stage, as well as consolidates its attractiveness as a destination capable of providing many experiences and opportunities for visitors, as well as consolidating the position of as a hub for innovation and an incubator for creativity, and as a multicultural destination characterized by safety and security, with a world-class infrastructure. . The department has launched several initiatives, including the “Pension in Dubai” program, to receive retirees, and the program has witnessed the participation of a wide segment of this category from many countries around the world. As for the distance work program, which extends over a one-year period, it offers the opportunity to live, work and enjoy in the Emirates.

creative economics

He continued, “The Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai is keen for continued cooperation and coordination with partners from different parties who are making every effort to achieve the Dubai Creative Economy Strategy in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum., to transform Dubai into a global creative economy capital by 2025. ” The department is committed to providing support for the success of this pioneering project, which will witness the launch of many creative projects that will also attract a large segment of investors. These projects will also contribute to supporting business tourism, which is an important pillar in the tourism sector. He will also work to enable the achievement of his goals, especially in light of Dubai’s tendency to attract talented and creative people, in order to contribute to making Dubai the world’s favorite city for life, work and visit.

maritime tourism

He explained that cruise tourism is one of the most important pillars of the tourism and travel sector in Dubai, as the position of the emirate has been established as a major destination for cruise ships over the past ten years, while Dubai today is a major gateway and a ideal starting point for tourists wishing to explore the Arabian Gulf region. Dubai recently opened its cruise tourism season, taking advantage of the addition of a number of new ports to its list of international ports, including Dubai Harbor. A major mooring of world cruise ships in the region and a major gateway for cruising in the Gulf region.

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