Dubai’s hotel industry is preparing for the 2020 Dubai Expo, the world’s largest and most influential event. It will be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. ) Regionally, while the global momentum for recovery from COVID-19 is building up, the UAE is preparing to celebrate its golden jubilee.
With the theme of Expo 2020 “Connecting Thoughts, Creating the Future” and one or more sub-themes of opportunity, mobility and sustainability, Dubai will welcome visitors from all corners of the world to join the creation of a new world because of it Gather the earth in one place and reimagine tomorrow.
The service and commercial sector of the UAE, led by the hotel, tourism and tourism industries, has been working tirelessly to allow visitors to the Expo to enjoy a safe, inspiring and unforgettable experience during the six-month world event.
Wego, which specializes in travel services and online booking, said that all countries are waiting for the opening of the 2020 Dubai Expo. The company revealed that it witnessed approximately 533,000 searches in July through its website, searching for flights and hotels during the event.
This shows that Dubai is witnessing growing demand and a rapid recovery in the business tourism industry, and noted that in light of the preparations for the Dubai World Expo in 2020, hotels have begun to allocate packages and long-stay discounts specifically for visitors attending the exhibition, the company said.
According to Dubai Tourism, as of May 2021, there are 128,545 hotel rooms in Dubai. There are 715 hotels and restaurants in the city, including 134 five-star hotels.
Statistics from the Dubai Tourism Bureau show that from January to May 2021, the emirate received 2.06 million international overnight visitors.
According to a study by the travel website Insider Monkey, the UAE is one of the countries with the largest number of hotel rooms in the world. There are 100,000 hotel rooms in Dubai available for visitors.
Dubai has hotels such as Burj Al Arab and The Address, and 7 of the 12 tallest hotels in the world, including Gevora Hotel (356.3 meters), JW Marriott Marquis Dubai (355m), SLS Dubai Hotel and Residences (336m) , Rose Rayhaan is composed of Rotana (333m), Burj Al Arab (321m), Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel (309m) and Millennium Plaza (294m).
Despite the challenges and impact of COVID-19 on global tourism and travel, the Dubai hotel industry is still building more hotels.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the world’s largest cultural event and will provide 182 days of inspiring experience. More than 200 entities, including countries, multilateral organizations, companies and educational institutions, and millions of tourists, will contribute to these experiences to create the largest and most diverse versions.