The all-new Dubai Exhibition Centre is set to open on October 20th this year as a focal point of Expo 2020. Operated by the Dubai World Trade Centre, the new facility will become a new 45,000 square metre space from which to host conferences and other events.
Chile is intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai. The South American country will take part in the event under the theme of ‘Sustainability, diversity, tradition, and progress’.
The United States department of state has announced the country will be participating in Expo 2020 in Dubai. A consortium of 13 leading US-based organisations have created a unique journey through American innovation which will be showcased during the event.
Jannah Hotels & Resorts has announced an array of offers and packages in support of Expo 2020 Dubai across all its properties. The brand will offer accommodation at Jannah Burj Al Sarab, Jannah Marina Bay Suites, Jannah Place Dubai Marina, Jannah Dubai Creekside and Jannah Ras Al Khaimah.
Reem Al Hashimy, United Arab Emirates minister of state for international cooperation and director general of the Expo 2020 Bureau, has welcomed the United Kingdom’s international trade secretary, Liam Fox, to Dubai as the UK becomes the latest country to break ground on its pavilion.
Emirates has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its pavilion at the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai. The pavilion’s design and visitor experience will utilise interactive technologies and thinking focusing on the future of commercial aviation.
Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from the country’s top five source markets between 2018 and 2023.
Sanjive Khosla, deputy chief visitor experience officer for Expo 2020 in Dubai, speaks to Breaking Travel News during ITB Berlin. With years of preparation now just over a year away from paying off, he tells us about his aspirations for the mega project and the lasting legacy it will leave on tourism in the Middle East.