DWTC’s large-scale exhibitions, trade events, conventions and conferences attracted over 2.5 million attendees in 2018.
The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) recently organised the ‘Tajribty’ Forum at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the emirate’s Department of Culture and Tourism and the Department of Economic Development.
Medical tourism sales in the UAE increased 5.5 per cent year-over-year to reach Dhs12.1 billion in 2018 with growth supported by a number of government-led initiatives and the rising number of medical tourists in the country,
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) hosted a virtual forum for stakeholders and partners to share its industry outlook ahead of the city’s reopening to international tourists on 7 July.
For 2021, Ifo cut its economic forecast for Germany to 5.1% growth from its previous estimate of 6.4%. It expects the economy to expand by 1.7% in 2022.
Sterling fell 0.51% to $1.2751 against the dollar, the lowest level since July 24 while the pound was down 0.25% against the European common currency at 92 pence.
Spot gold fell 0.9% to $1,895.38 per ounce by 0738 GMT. Prices fell more than 3% to $1,882.70 on Monday, the lowest level since Aug. 12. US gold futures were down 0.5% at $1,900.20 on Tuesday.