Africa: Dubai Tourism holds road show in Ghana, says it is ready to receive Ghanaians with warmth

Dubai Tourism holds road show in Ghana

Dubai Tourism-Whether you are seeking a place to start your small business, planning to relax and recharge with your family, just want a place to ignite your creative juice or desire adventure? Your number one choice should be Dubai according to Stella Fubara-Obingwa, Director (Africa) of Dubai Tourism. Speaking at the West Africa Road Show organised by Dubai’s Department of […]

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Tourism: Dubai kick-starts 2017 W/Africa Roadshow in Lagos, offers Innovations

-Dubai Tourism continues to drive sustained engagement with West Africa through its 2017 travel roadshow By Renn Offor Vision, innovation and consistency have been fingered by several success experts as vital attributes that drive continuous success. Riding on these, the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) continued its sustained effort to engage the West African travel market, and […]

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Tourism: TANZANIA plans 3 million annual tourist arrivals

TANZANIA plans 3 million annual tourist arrivals Tanzania is not ready to join the East Africa Community (EAC) joint tourism market, it has been learnt. Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) managing director Devota Mdachi told The Citizen in an exclusive interview that the country’s priority was not joint marketing of East Africa as a single tourist destination, but unlocking potential that […]

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News: Aviation Forecasted to Contribute 37.5% to Dubai’s GDP in 2020

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Aviation Forecasted to Contribute 37.5% to Dubai’s GDP in 2020 In 2013, Dubai airports, aviation sector and Emirates Airlines contributed about $ 26.7 billion to the Dubai economy which covered 27 % of Dubai’s GDP. These sectors supported a total of 416,500 jobs where 21% of them were from the Emirates. The statistics were based on a report that analyzed […]

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Hotels: From 26,000 in 2016 Dubai targets 160,000 Hotel rooms in 2020

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From 26,000 in 2016 Dubai targets 160,000 Hotel rooms in 2020 Dubai has seen an exponential growth in 3 and 4 stars hotels in the recent past due to a number of incentives by the Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM). A number of directives were issued in January this year designed to reform the development and investment […]

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Tourism: 500,000 Africans visited Dubai in 7 months of 2016 now Dubai wants 2 million

500,000 Africans visited Dubai in 7 months of 2016 now Dubai wants 2 million After having established itself as a leading destination for business tourism and luxury, the emirate of Dubai mostly targets the wealthier clientele. A new Dubai tourism strategy has been put in place to attract visitors from Africa. The objective and the ambition of the tourism department […]

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Africa: Dubai celebrates 2nd outing at Akwaaba with a big After Party

It was somewhat a constellation of stars as Dubai Tourism brought a taste of the Middle East region to Lagos, at a colourful social event to wind down its participation at the 2016 edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market. In a move which underscores Nigeria’s strategic place in Dubai’s overall destination marketing efforts, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing […]

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Akwaaba: Nigerians are the most frequent African visitors to Dubai

Recently, the 2016 edition of one of Africa’s largest travel fair, Akwaaba Africa Travel Market took pace in Lagos, Nigeria. The event was a gathering of stakeholders and players in the African travel and tourism sector. One of the major highlights of the event was the return of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) to commence its […]

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Akwaaba: Why Nigerians still visit Dubai-Obinwa

As the 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market closed during the week in Lagos, one stand that was the cynosure of all eyes was that of the Dubai tourism. The stand had Emirates Airlines, Emirates Holidays, IMG Worlds of Adventure, North Tours, Red Apple Middle East Tourism, Time Hotels, Hilton Hotels, All in One Tourism, Alpha Tours and Arabian […]

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Africa: Dubai Tourism, SAT, KTB win Best Stand Award at Akwaaba

By Friday Nwosu Dubai Tourism has emerged the winner of the overall Best stand award at the just concluded 12th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market held at Eko Hotel, Lagos. The event which had 15 participating countries and over 50 travel organisations in attendance saw Dubai winning the award for the second consecutive time. Dubai became the darling of […]

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