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Dubai tourism announces agreement with Tencent

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Yesterday, Dubai's tourism authority announced a new agreement with Chinese internet giant Tencent. The agreement aims to promote Dubai as a favoured destination for Chinese travellers.
According to a statement from the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing , the tie-up will open up strategies spanning the Tencent network to increase Dubai's marketing reach and penetration within China, which is one of the fastest growing source markets for the emirate.
A senior government delegation from Dubai would visit China to sign agreements with a number of leading companies, including...
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Dubai aims to double its tourism numbers to 20 million by 2020

Dubai aims to double its tourism numbers to 20 million by 2020

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Leading executives from global hotel and travel companies gathered in Dubai for the annual Arabian Travel Market conference last month. A 24-hour ‘stopover' visa could soon be issued to attract tourists transiting through Dubai's International Airport to stay a little longer.
In recent years, Dubai has achieved a great deal in terms of tourism growth. Dubai plans to double tourism numbers from 10 million in 2012 to 20 million by the end of 2020.
Hence, the introduction of a visa that could potentially create hundreds of thousands of overnight visitors from countries whose citizens are...
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