Dubai Tourism Leads Discussions On Hotel Retrofitting

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Mar 2019

Retrofit projects form part of ongoing efforts to nurture environmental sustainability across Dubai’s hotel properties. In a bid to drive environmental awareness amongst industry stakeholders, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is underlying ways in which the adoption of efficient resource management practices can lead to substantial annual savings for hotel properties.

Dubai’s Tourism And Hospitality Sectors Witness Growth In 2018

by Mahak Mannan | 05 Mar 2019

Dubai welcomed 15.92 million international overnight visitors in 2018, marking a new high according to the latest data released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). Continuing to expand its appeal as a global destination of choice for another year running, Dubai’s top source markets delivered bankable performances with several strategic feeders

Dubai Tourism Partners With Al Ansari Exchange

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Jan 2019

Dubai Tourism partners can now pay through more than 180 branches of Al Ansari Exchange across the emirate. Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Ansari Exchange, a leading UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, have signed an agreement to facilitate payments for a range of tourism and travel-related

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 set to draw more Saudi Arabian travellers

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Jul 2018

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Tayyar Travel Group, Saudi Arabia’s leading travel and tourism company, have formed a strategic alliance with the aim to further enhance Dubai’s position as the preferred destination for Saudi visitors. The partnership will pave the way for launching unique initiatives that will help expand

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

DCT holds second forum for Dubai hospitality sector

by Patrick Ryan | 22 Aug 2017

More than 100 human resources experts from the Dubai hospitality sector attended the second DCT HR Forum organised by the Dubai College of Tourism (DCT). The Forum is designed to provide recruitment and training specialists in hotels the opportunity to get a better understanding of UAE’s labour laws and find solutions to various work-related challenges.

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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