Dubai Tourism targeting CIS region and offering new visas as travel reopens

Dubai Tourism’s chief executive says the organisation is targeting new markets, particularly the CIS region, in 2021. Issam Kazim said Ukraine and Kazakhstan are big target markets, speaking to during Arabian Travel Market. The region will also be offering more visa categories ahead of hosting Expo 2020, now rescheduled for October 2021. Kazim commented: “It can only get ...

Video: A Conversation with… Dubai Tourism

In the latest of CMW’s series of destination discussions, Iain Stirling speaks with Steen Jakobsen, vice president at Dubai Tourism. Steen describes how Dubai’s events industry has coped with the Covid-19 situation over the past twelve months, Dubai’s current position and shares some ideas on the strategy for recovery in 2021 and beyond.