Dubai Tourism

DTCM Releases AED250 Million In Bank Guarantees Of Tourism Companies

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Jan 2019

As part of its deregulation focus, Dubai Tourism has announced the exemption of over 2,000 travel and tour agencies from furnishing bank guarantees, injecting a quarter billion dirhams liquidity into Dubai’s tourism economy. Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has initiated efforts to release approximately AED250 million in bank guarantees that have been

Dubai Tourism Urges Digital Advancement In Hospitality

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Dec 2018

Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has unveiled a third-party research report on the digital maturity of hotels in the emirate, with the objective of further improving the competitiveness of the travel and tourism industry. The report was commissioned by Dubai Tourism as part of its on-going commitment to facilitate and promote

Dubai Tourism Publishes Sustainability Manual

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Aug 2018

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has published the first interactive, web-based, manual under the Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST) initiative to help hotels and hospitality establishments map out a sustainable journey. This has been designed in line with the Department’s commitment to ensure that the emirate takes the lead in promoting sustainable

Dubai marks record number of visitors in H1 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Aug 2018

Russia jumps five spots with highest recorded growth at 74% year-on-year and India retains position as Dubai’s top source market with 3% growth in H1 2018. Dubai welcomed a record 8.10 million international overnight tourists during the first six months of 2018, representing a consistent increase within the same period last year. Figures released by

Dubai Tourism rolls out green tourism initiatives

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Jul 2018

51 Dubai hotels discuss green tourism practices to efficiently manage resources and reduce carbon footprint. Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing hosted an immersive workshop to provide hotels with a refreshing outlook of its innovative sustainability board game and encourage hospitality stakeholders to enrol their properties in the carbon calculator, to further enhance Dubai’s

Dubai welcomes record overnight tourists in Q1 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Apr 2018

Dubai welcomed 4.7 million international overnight tourists from January-March 2018.

Dubai Tourism publishes annual visitor report at ATM

by Patrick Ryan | 22 Apr 2018

Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) today released its Annual Visitor Report 2017

Dubai is on track for 2020 visitor target says tourism chief

by Patrick Ryan | 07 Feb 2018

Dubai Tourism has reported that the emirate is on target to meet its target of 20 million visitors a year by 2020. That’s according to a report released by Dubai Tourism that revealed that a total of 15.79 tourists visited Dubai in 2017, an increase of 6.2% from the previous year. The figure is a

Record number of overnight visitors to Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 31 Jul 2017

A record total of 8.06 million international overnight tourists arrived in Dubai during the first six months of 2017, a 10.6 per cent increase over the same period last year. That was according to figures released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri, director general, Dubai Tourism,

Dubai is ‘much more than a short stop destination’

by Patrick Ryan | 04 May 2017

If Dubai’s Expo 2020 is going to be a success then the hospitality industry has to show that the city has much more to offer than two- or three-day experiences. This was the message from Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) CEO Issam Kazim during his keynote speech at Hotel News Middle East’s









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