Dubai Tourism

Dubai’s hosting of international meeting planners showcases growing business events credentials

Press Release   •   Sep 20, 2014 07:24 GMT

A large delegation of approximately 100 influential meeting planners and business events journalists from around the world are in Dubai 20-22 September 2014 as part of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s (DTCM) ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the city’s offering as a leading destination for business events. The trip, believed to be one of the largest in the emirate’s history, has been organised by Dubai Business Events – the Official Convention Bureau (DBE), a division of DTCM which promotes Dubai as a dynamic host city for incentive travel, meetings and conferences. SEE PRESS RELEASE

Dubai Tourism or DTCM is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector; markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector; and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the DTCM portfolio include Dubai Convention and Events Bureau, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (formerly known as Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment). In addition to its headquarters in Dubai, DTCM operates 20 offices worldwide.