Dubai Tourism

Dubai to have 10 hotels around DWC by 2020: Al Marri

News   •   May 07, 2014 05:43 GMT

Gulf News: At least 10 hotels are expected to be built around Dubai World Central (DWC) by 2020, when the emirate will host the World Expo 2020, according to Helal Saeed Al Marri,
director-general of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).

“In terms of specifically around DWC … we’re not expecting more than five per cent of the new hotels to be there. We would expect to have somewhere between 5,000 and 10,000 keys in that area,” Al Merri told Gulf News.