News – AU – Dubai is recognized worldwide for tourist safety

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A top official from the World Tourism Organization has commended Dubai for its efforts to protect tourists and tourism workers

According to Gulf News, Marcelo Risi, head of communications for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) said: “Dubai deserves credit for its proactive work to make both tourists and tourist workers as safe as possible“

“UNWTO is pleased that Dubai and many other destinations around the world are promoting cooperation and solidarity to support our sector and resume tourism,” he continued

Mr. Risi also discussed the start of Expo 2020 ahead of the new start date in October 2021.In an interview with Gulf News, the tourism director congratulated the city on making progress in these uncertain times

“This sends a strong message of determination,” he said. “We will do our part to rebuild with greater economic and social resilience.” That doesn’t just mean growing, it also means growing better”

In order for the tourism industry to flourish again, Risi believes that everyone should play their part, which includes wearing protective masks, keeping away from other people and being vaccinated

At the start of the pandemic, the UNWTO created a Global Tourism Crisis Committee that worked together to formulate a plan to revitalize tourism when the time is right and it is safe to do so

“Such cooperation is more important than ever and the UNWTO is delighted that Dubai and many other destinations around the world are promoting cooperation and solidarity to support our sector and resume tourism,” concluded Risi

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Source: https://whatson.ae/2021/02/dubai-has-been-globally-recognised-for-keeping-tourists-safe/