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Middlesex University Dubai announces celebration of World Tourism Day

Posted On: Sep 25, 2018   |   Posted By: Travel and Tourworld

Middlesex University Dubai announces celebration of World Tourism Day

Middlesex University Dubai has announced the celebration of the World Tourism Day on Thursday 27 September this year. The day will include an expert panel discussion and a virtual reality exhibition highlighting the digitization of the tourism industry in the UAE. The event would be open to all and will be held at the University's Knowledge Park Campus from 6pm onwards.
The tourism sector is set to play a huge role in the UAE with the World Tourism Council stating at the Sharjah Hospitality Forum 2017, that globally, the industry is anticipated to grow by about 4 per cent each year for the next decade. However, in the UAE, it's higher at 5 per cent. By 2027, travel and tourism will contribute over Dh260 billion to the GDP of the UAE.
Regarding the significance of the sector in the UAE, a panel discussion will be held and will focus on how technologies such as virtual reality , augmented reality , automation, artificial intelligence and even social media are increasingly transforming the tourism...

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