HH Sheikh Hamdan issued Executive Council Resolution No. (24) of 2020 on tourist camps in Dubai. The Resolution seeks to reinforce Dubai’s status as a global holiday destination, regulate the set up and operation of tourist camps and enhance services offered by operators.
DCT has received accreditation for eight of its core certificate and diploma programmes from the Institute of Hospitality.
Dubai’s popular desert safari has been ranked the world’s top tourism experience with leading travel company OceanAir’s camel riding and desert BBQ offering winning the top global award for Experiences in Tripadvisor’s 2020 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Dubai Tourism has extended the deadline for implementation of the 19 Sustainability Requirements and Carbon Calculator submissions by 12 months.
Dubai’s tourism and hospitality sectors are benefitting from a rapid rebound driven by a multi-phase roadmap. Prominent players in the industry have experienced a surge of interest from across the world since the reopening of the city to international tourists on 7 July.
Dubai Tourism has partnered with Microsoft to further streamline data-driven services offered to stakeholders, enhance the e-learning platform for Dubai College of Tourism (DCT) and adopt an innovative approach towards showcasing the city as a must-visit destination.
As Dubai begins welcoming international visitors, the Emirates Group is celebrating 20 years of partnership with the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) and the release of the first DDCR annual report.
The Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), has announced its Scholarship and Awards programme for the upcoming academic year commencing in September.
Dubai further accelerates entrepreneurial growth across the aviation and tourism industry with the launch of Intelak Hub. Former programmes Intelak Incubator, Idea Lab and the Futurism Accelerator have been brought together under one brand to support ideation and early and late stage start-ups.
The virtual sessions, held for trade partners and stakeholders, were organised by Dubai Tourism’s International Operations department and its large network of overseas offices.
Emirates will deploy its iconic A380 on its daily Amsterdam service, and add a second daily A380 service to London Heathrow starting from 1 August.
Arabian Adventures, part of The Emirates Group, has restarted its desert safaris, enabling residents and visitors of Dubai to enjoy the open space, fresh air and sunshine of the great outdoors.
As Dubai reopened the city to international tourists on 7 July, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) marked the moment by launching its latest digital activation #Ready When You Are.
Dubai welcomed 16.73 million overnight visitors in 2019, a rise of 5.1 % compared to 2018, with double-digit growth in arrivals from key source markets.
Dubai today started receiving its first set of international tourists since the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic, with comprehensive precautionary measures and protocols implemented to ensure the highest international standards of health, safety and wellbeing for visitors.
Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), an institution established by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), is adapting to the changing global realities by providing a range of innovative virtual internships to students who have just finished their academic year.