A tourist near the Byzantine-era monument of Hagia Sophia, at Sultanahmet square in Istanbul, Turkey. Reuters
Dubai’s economy continues to experience sustained growth from the contribution of business tourism, thereby driving the nation’s economic diversification agenda prioritised in the UAE Centennial 2071 strategy.
Turkey, one of the world’s largest tourism destinations, is all set to attract a huge number of visitors from the Middle East as the country sees this region is a big contributor to its tourist inflow, said Salih Ozer, Attache of Culture and Information, Turkey to the UAE.
Turkey predicts annual real economic growth at 4.3% on average between 2019-2023, it said on Monday in an ambitious five-year development plan promising efficiency and competitiveness.
The Dubai property market is on solid growth track and is marching ahead. The city of wonders is close to host Expo 2020, which would add more flavor to the country’s bourgeoning realty sector.
Dubai’s maritime sector has been steadfastly working to achieve great heights and bring in new developments that can contribute to innovation and growth of the sector and boost the Emirate’s ranking among the world’s leading maritime capitals,
British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, leaving some 600,000 holidaymakers stranded and sparking the UK’s biggest repatriation since World War II.
The Pearl Initiative, a business-led non-profit organisation promoting corporate accountability in the Gulf Region’s private sector, recently held a roundtable event in Bahrain titled: “Whistleblowing: A Pillar of Sound Corporate Governance”.