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EXPO 2020: Izmir bids to host first eco-friendly expo

EXPO 2020: Izmir bids to host first eco-friendly expo

20 September 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

Izmir, on Turkey’s Aegean coast, is bidding to host the 2020 World EXPO, under the banner ‘New routes to a better World and Health for all’. The voting will be held in Paris in November 2013. The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office is currently welcoming individual press trips to Izmir in September and October.

100-day countdown begins to Expo 2020 vote in November

100-day countdown begins to Expo 2020 vote in November

25 August 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

The final countdown has begun with less than 100 days to go until representatives from the 167 member nations of the Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) cast their votes on November 27th to decide which city will host the 2020 World Expo. The Dubai Expo 2020 team is now focused on working towards the Theme Symposium in Dubai this October.

Thought-provoking book of essays explores ideas for a better tomorrow

Thought-provoking book of essays explores ideas for a better tomorrow

19 June 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

“Throughout history, the human race’s innate drive towards shared endeavour has delivered astonishing results…” reads the opening line of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, a collection of essays initiated and supported by the UAE’s bid to host the World Expo in Dubai in 2020 inspiring dialogue and action on many of the world’s most urgent challenges.

Expo 2020: We will bring minds together for a better future

Expo 2020: We will bring minds together for a better future

13 June 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

More than 1,200 years ago, while Europe was in its Dark Ages, the Muslim world was ruled by a dynasty of Islamic leaders who embraced free thought and creativity from all corners of the globe. Never before had history witnessed such cultural openness and symbiosis as during the reign of the Abbasid Caliphs.

UAE stresses the importance of partnerships in Dubai Expo 2020

UAE stresses the importance of partnerships in Dubai Expo 2020

13 June 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today led a delegation that unveiled one of Dubai Expo 2020’s flagship initiatives, Expo Live, in a presentation to the 166 member nations of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris.

Economic report shows Dubai Expo 2020 would support over 277,000 jobs

Economic report shows Dubai Expo 2020 would support over 277,000 jobs

12 May 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

With the world’s travel and tourism industry in Dubai for the Arabian Travel Market, the leading destination exhibition with participants from more than 87 countries, Dubai Expo 2020 highlights a report that concludes 277,149 jobs would be created between 2013 – 2021, 40% of which would be within the travel and tourism sector.

Expo 2020 master plan development outlined

Expo 2020 master plan development outlined

28 April 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, CEO of Dubai World Trade Centre and Expo Preparatory Committee member, has presented a progress update on the Dubai Expo 2020 organisation, governance framework and site development, including key milestones and timelines for delivery of the iconic event. The update came at an Executive Committee session of the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), the governing body of the World Expo, in France.

UAE Minister addresses BIE Executive Committee at Zayed

UAE Minister addresses BIE Executive Committee at Zayed

27 March 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, today discussed the importance of education with students from Zayed University and the BIE Executive Committee, the delegation representing the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the inter-governmental organisation in charge of overseeing the selection of World Expo host cities.

Dubai’s Expo 2020 yacht ‘True North’ reaches Cuba

Dubai’s Expo 2020 yacht ‘True North’ reaches Cuba

27 February 2013 Press Release Travel Events News

The UAE’s Expo bid took sail in the Caribbean this week, as True North docked in Havana, Cuba. The 70-foot sailing boat, which set out last summer, is currently circumnavigating the globe to raise awareness for the UAE’s bid to host the 2020 World Expo in Dubai.