Emirates Today newspaper has reported from Dubai Destination 202 conference that Dubai is expected to host 20 million tourists in 2020 according to Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
Dubai is expected the top destination for international tourists in 2020. The conference witnessed the announcement of integration 20 thousand additional hotel rooms by the end of 2016.
Maged Al M’ala, head of commercial operations in MENA, Iran and Central Asia department, mentioned that Fly Emirates aims to operate more than 250 planes by 2020. It’s worth mentioning that the company is now operating around 232 planes.
Fly Emirates now operates on 146 international destinations, and aims to reach 170 destinations by 2020. Essam kazem, the executive chairman of Dubai Tourism and Commercial Foundation, mentioned that the tourism sector in Dubai is on the right way towards achieving the 20 million visitors goal by 2020.