A spokesman for the Bureau International des Expositions - which awards hosting rights to the Expo - said the steering committee meeting would “reassess and adjust planned preparations”.
Meet the water tower of West Africa, discover an ingenious ‘amphibious housing’ idea and see smart sustainability solutions in action – these are just a handful of ways Expo 2020 Dubai will shine a light on the importance of water.
Proof that given the right opportunity innovation and ingenuity can come from anywhere, nine countries from around the world have unveiled Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions designed by young, emerging student talent.
Atlantis, the Palm has reported record-breaking 2019 with an average occupancy of 90 per cent. The increase in visits is a result of strong footfall from top source markets, as well as from diversified markets, and is in line with the tourism strategy set out by Dubai Tourism.
An Expo 2020 Dubai spokesperson said: “The safety and well-being of everyone visiting Expo 2020 Dubai is of paramount importance to us, and we are working closely with the United Arab Emirates’ ministry of health and prevention to apply the guidance that they have provided.
An additional three million international visitors are expected to visit the United Arab Emirates during Expo 2020. Arrivals from India, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, UK and Pakistan are expected to drive this influx, according to the latest data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market.
Ten school students from the UAE netted an opportunity of a lifetime earlier: a chance to meet one of the most celebrated athletes in history, Expo 2020 Dubai ambassador Lionel Messi.
The Finland pavilion, Snow Cape, is located within Expo 2020 Dubai’s Mobility District and the concept, design, planning and execution have been undertaken by Finland-based JKMM Architects and Swiss construction specialist, Expomobilia.
The poetic language of Arabic will become stunning physical artistic forms at Expo 2020 via a series of engaging calligraphy-inspired benches. Creators say the work will wrap the 4.38 square kilometre site ‘like a poem’.
Influencers and changemakers will convene at a climate-focused event during Expo 2020 under a wider programme that will address some of the world’s most pressing problems.