Dubai has consolidated its position as a leading destination for international business events in the first half of 2022, securing the rights to host 99 major conferences, congresses, incentive travel programmes and other meetings over the forthcoming years.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that the number of riders using public transport means and shared mobility in Dubai that include Dubai Metro, Dubai Tram, public buses, marine transport means (abras, ferry, water taxi, water bus), e-hail rides, smart car rental, Bus-On-Demand, and taxis (Dubai Taxi and franchise company taxies) clocked nearly 304.6 million during the first half of 2022.
Hamdan bin Mohammed: “Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision to make Dubai the city of the future and the world’s best place to live, work and invest in has resulted in a resurgence of Dubai’s tourism sector”
Dubai attracted 7.12 million international overnight visitors in the first half of 2022, with growth almost double compared to the same period in 2021. Average hotel occupancy rates were among the highest in the world as the emirate gets its tourism goals back on track, and reinforces its position as an international destination of choice.
The recent launch of Dubai’s Metaverse Strategy by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, positions the city as a global pioneer offering the world’s most advanced and connected ecosystem in which the metaverse community can thrive.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has announced the launch of the Dubai Metaverse Assembly, a global event bringing together regional and international experts in Dubai to shape the future of the metaverse and explore its potential applications.
With a four-day public holiday starting on 8 July, now is your perfect chance to explore Dubai’s newest wow factor. Hard to miss, the Museum of the Future is in the heart of Dubai’s Future District, offering entertainment, education and a glimpse into the future for you and your whole family.
The third in a series of interactive #DubaiDestinations summer guides titled ‘Staycations and Playcations’ has been issued. Developed by Brand Dubai, the creative arm of the Government of Dubai Media Office, the guide lists the top-rated getaways in the emirate ranging from luxury hotels and beachfront resorts to recreation destinations and water parks.
The latest phase of the #DubaiDestinations campaign, focused on highlighting the city’s exceptional summer experiences, has kicked off, inviting local and international audiences to enjoy an epic summer in the emirate.
Dubai’s Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched ‘Dubai Global’, an initiative to strengthen the emirate’s position as a global business hub, including the establishment of 50 integrated commercial offices across the world.
Dubai Airports has issued a passenger advisory alerting travellers about Dubai International (DXB) getting exceptionally busy over the next two weeks as a result of schools breaking for summer and the Eid Al Adha holidays.