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Breaking Travel News interview: Issam Kazim, chief executive, Dubai Tourism – Part I

Dubai was one of the first cities globally to reopen its markets and businesses in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, and continues to stay open, while ensuring strict compliance with internationally benchmarked health and safety protocols.

Here Issam Kazim, chief executive of the Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing, talks to Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, about the reopening and his plans for the year ahead.

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With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the leading tourism destination and commercial hub in the world, Dubai Tourism has a mission is to increase the awareness of emirate among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment.

The body markets and promotes the commerce sector in the emirate and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents.

Dubai is currently recognised as the World’s Leading Business Travel Destination by voters at the World Travel Awards.

Find out more on the official website.