Dubai was recently voted #1 on the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards global list for Best Global Destination thanks to the city’s innovative strategy to not only stay open during the pandemic, but to do so in a monumentally safe way. and accessible.
“Inspired by the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the city has adopted a multi-pronged strategy to deal with the pandemic, including a series of initiatives that have further strengthened our global competitiveness and attractiveness in as a multi-faceted destination,” Excellency, Helal Saeed Almarri, Director General of Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), explained in a press release.
“It is truly a proud moment for Dubai to be recognized as the world’s premier destination, reaffirming the decisive yet cautious steps Dubai has taken to navigate safely and accelerate its exit from this unprecedented global challenge.”
Dubai also won first place as the world’s best destination for city lovers and the fourth best destination for food lovers. From November 1, 2020 to October 31, 2021.
The city was one of the first destinations in the world to close for tourism at the start of the pandemic, but has since reopened and remained open thanks to the effective management of the pandemic and the early initiative to lead the recovery of the world tourism in a careful but extremely efficient way.
“Dubai’s ability to evolve and adapt, and to focus on a diversified approach to international markets, has been key to ensuring the city continues to maintain its position as a leading business and leisure destination and global hub. quality of life, as envisioned by our visionary leadership,” Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DCTCM), said in a statement.
“We have a positive outlook for 2022 and beyond as we continue to prioritize efforts to strengthen the collaborative ecosystem and amplify tourism volumes through global campaigns designed to showcase the city as the ideal getaway for travelers. travelers of all demographics and segments.”