Dubai Tourism reviews 2011 performance
Dubai, January 15, 2012
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently organised a meeting with key players of the emirate’s tourism industry to review the performance of the emirate's tourism sector in 2011.
The meeting, which was chaired by DTCM director general Khalid A Bin Sulayem, also included a discussion about the growth potential and market trends for the current year, said a statement.
It was attended by top management team members of the tourism regulatory body, and members of the two consultative committees for hoteliers and tour operators.
Sulayem briefed participants about the various initiatives that the DTCM launched last year and the ones planned to boost hotel occupancies and number of tourists to the emirate in 2012, the statement said.
Participants spoke about the performance of their individual organisations, and the market trends and developments during 2011, listing out their projections and expectations for the current year, it said.
The meeting also reviewed a report, prepared by the DTCM, about the global tourism and travel trends and their potential impact and benefits to the Dubai tourism industry in terms of hotel occupancies and tourist arrivals for the year 2012.
Sulayem presented certificates and mementos to members of the two groups in addition the DTCM staff members in recognition of their efforts in the development of the tourism industry in the emirate, it said. – TradeArabia News Service