Dubai: Convenience comes as standard

25th Nov, 2015

Dubai Business Events (DBE) – the Official Convention Bureau, invites you to discover Dubai as a destination for association meetings and corporate events during two upcoming study missions in January and February 2016. These study missions will give you an exciting opportunity to experience the culture and traditions of Dubai and the UAE, as well as the services and facilities of the top hotels and unique venues for your gala dinners and events.

The study missions are open to senior association corporate and event agency professionals who are interested in hosting events in Dubai.

Dubai has established a strong international reputation as a vibrant and diverse destination with a quality hospitality offering, first-class infrastructure and a range of headline grabbing attractions. While the city is well known for luxury, it also offers great value to business and leisure tourists alike.

The emirate’s infrastructure is such that doing business in, and from the city is easy. Transport is expedited by Dubai International Airport (DXB), the busiest in the world in terms of international traffic. In addition, Dubai’s second international airport, Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC), opened in October 2013 and is set to increase the emirate’s global accessibility even further.

Within the city itself, transport options abound. These include the Gulf region’s first-ever metro system, as well as well-priced taxis, water taxis, buses, chauffeured cars and the soon to be launched Dubai Tram network.

In terms of accommodation, there are currently over 92,000 hotel rooms in stock ranging from seven-star luxury to pocket-friendly mid-ranged options. Estimates show that 20,000 hotel rooms will be added to the market by 2016, many of which will aim to provide good value to visitors.

For business travellers, Dubai’s many hotels also offer a plethora of flexible business facilities – whether that’s simply a meeting room for 10 people or a convention for tens of thousands. And of course, this is all supported with the expansive facilities offered at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) – the host for over 50 per cent of all exhibitions in the Middle East region.

Backed up by a professional service and a ‘can do’ attitude, business travellers appreciate the opportunities on offer in the city.

Of course, Dubai is far more than just all about business. It’s one of the world’s safest and fastest growing tourist destinations. For incentive delegates it offers an array of truly memorable experiences, with itineraries that can capture the essence of Arabia with desert safaris, dune bashing, falconry and camel riding; while adrenaline junkies can go sky-diving over Palm Jumeirah, dive with sharks at the Dubai Aquarium or go skiing at the world’s largest indoor snow park. VIP groups, on the other hand, can take a seaplane or helicopter ride over the city and indulge in afternoon tea at the Burj Al Arab.

To register for the study missions or for more info, please contact:

T: (+971) 600 55 5559

T: (+44) 207 593 1724

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