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A statement from the Government of the Emirates of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, states today that Dubai has succeeded during 2021, in cooperation with partners in the public and private sector, in attracting 120 global business events, whether for the same thing. year or for the following years, and what was organized by those events during the year. 2021 Around 70,000 government officials, decision-makers and experts, confirming Dubai’s position as a preferred destination for hosting global events to outline the future of many vital sectors and enhance the role of innovation in fostering economic growth.
The statement continued: “Dubai International Airport” has maintained the first position at the forefront of the busiest international airports in the world for the eighth consecutive year, after receiving 29.1 million passengers during 2021, with annual passenger traffic exceeding initial expectations for the number of relative passenger growth is estimated at half a million passengers as a result of the increase in flights during the last quarter of the year, while preliminary expectations indicate that the annual passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport is expected to reach 55.1 million passengers by the end. of 2022.
He added: “This achievement comes as a result of the qualitative steps taken by Dubai and its aviation sector, which accelerated the pace of recovery, which paved the way for the reception of the largest and largest edition of the Dubai Airshow, for comprising the first global event and major air show held since the start of the global pandemic, in addition to the return of operational capacity to Dubai International Airport is 100 per cent with the reopening of Competition D and Competition A to Terminal 1 as well as the airport that welcomes the arrival of young women. airlines that will connect Dubai to many destinations around the world.
The largest session in the history of the World Expo
Expo 2020 Dubai topped the tourism scene in Dubai with its launch from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, as part of a session that is the largest in the history of the Ancient World Fair, which dates back to 1851, and is the first that any participating country can be. It has its own pavilion, with the participation of 192 states. For 182 days, the event attracted 24 million 102 thousand 967 visits.
Under the slogan “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future”, the global event, with its first meeting in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, was the first large-scale event to be organized globally from the beginning. of the pandemic. while representing an exemplary opportunity to enable participating countries to discover new opportunities to move forward and enter into partnerships and agreements that would enable the world to recover its economic activities, in addition to the great impact of event as the most important forum. for cultural and knowledge exchange in the world, where exhibiting countries competed in promoting their investment opportunities and economic capabilities, as well as their cultural heritage and knowledge stock.Extremely diverse.
The World Government Summit, with its meeting under the auspices of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, at the end of March 2022, was the largest government meeting in the world since its inception. . pandemic in early 2020, as the summit attracted more than 30 international organizations and 4000 A figure of heads of state and government, leaders of international and regional organizations, elite experts, visionaries of the future, entrepreneurs and private sector leaders, to envisioning the future of governments, designing paths and inventing solutions that serve humanity.
“Global Village”, which is one of the largest cultural parks in the world, and is unique in its position as the first family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment in the region, represents one of the most important annual activities that confirm the position and Dubai. as a major tourist destination in the region, with its great diversity as a forum that combines cultural interaction and entertainment For all family members, the village ended its 26th season on 7 May, which started on 26 October. last, reaching a record number of visitors, reaching 7.8 million guests.
The Global Village has witnessed tremendous development to become a major multicultural entertainment destination that raises the experiences of guests from the region and the world to new levels, and this came in connection with the active tourism movement witnessed by the UAE . one of the most popular global destinations with millions of guests flocking to it to visit the Expo. 2020 Dubai.
The 29th edition of the Arabian Travel Market was recently concluded in Dubai, which attracted more than 23,000 visitors over four days at the World Trade Center in Dubai, as industry leaders in the region and the world gathered to shape the future of international travel and tourism. The participation of 1500 exhibitors from 150 countries, with a growth rate of more than 100% on an annual basis, which shows the prestigious position that Dubai enjoys as a quality center of gravity in the field of global tourism and a strong starting point for the sector through the convergence of its organizers to monitor more growth opportunities during the next phase.
In terms of the emirate’s tourism performance, Dubai received 3.97 million visitors from around the world during the period between January and March 2022, achieving an increase of more than 214 percent compared to the same period of 2021, which recorded 1.27 million visitors, which confirms the position of the emirate as a favorite destination for international visitors, as it managed to increase travelers’ trust in it as a safe destination by implementing preventive measures to ensure the health and safety of its guests.
Dubai topped the list of the world’s best travel destinations for 2022, according to TripAdvisor, and the average hotel occupancy rate during the first quarter of this year reached 82 percent, surpassing its counterpart in destinations major on the global tourism map, and within one month March 2022 Dubai welcomed 1.78 million international visitors, an increase of 11 percent compared to 1.61 million visitors in March 2019.
Dubai hotels achieved tremendous growth during the first quarter of 2022, with the average daily room rate reached (649 dirhams), the length of stay of guests (4.3 nights) and the number of reserved “beret” nights (10.22 million nights) . compared to the figures recorded in the same period of 2019 which is 498 dirhams for the average daily room rate, 3.5 nights for the length of stay of guests and 8.63 million for the number of reserved nights.
Factors such as continuous domestic and international investment in this sector contributed to the increase in the number of hotel rooms, with an increase of 8 percent in the number of hotel facilities and an increase of 10 percent in the number of rooms compared to it. the same period of 2021. Visitors to Dubai can now choose from a total of 769 hotel facilities A and 140,192 hotel rooms, compared to 716 hotel facilities and 117,434 rooms during the first quarter of 2019 before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dubai occupies a globally advanced position as one of the distinguished entities in the field of “food tourism”, after winning first place in the category “City Lovers” and fourth in the category “Food Lovers” at the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2022 , an achievement that reflects Dubai’s attractiveness.In this area, it was able to enhance its position as the global culinary arts capital, particularly with the announcement of its merger with the Michelin Guide family and the announcement of the brand’s arrival in the city “Gault & Millau”, a leading specialist in luxury dining experiences in the city.
In addition, 16 restaurants in Dubai managed to reserve their places in the list of 50 best restaurants in the Middle East and North Africa, while Dubai hosts more than 12,000 restaurants and cafes, pulling together the magnificent international scene of food and drink of the city, inspired by the cultures of more than 200 different nationalities.