Specialists say Dubai’s internet hosting of the World Expo 2020 will contribute as a lot as $40 billion to its economic system, pushed largely by an anticipated inflow of 25 million vacationers, in addition to new investments associated to the town’s build-up for the occasion.

The Dubai World Expo 2020 can be the primary to be held within the MENASA area and would additionally coincide with the UAE’s golden jubilee.

“For the primary time within the historical past of the World Expo, as a lot as 70 per cent of the anticipated 25 million guests can be worldwide – stemming from past the host nation.


“That is necessary as a result of Dubai Expo 2020 would provide alternative for each the developed and the creating world,” stated Helal Saeed Al Marri, director common of Dubai Tourism & Commerce Advertising in an interview with MEED.

Al Marri will ship the Opening Keynote Tackle at Vacation spot Dubai 2020, the primary convention to comprehensively element the alternatives and challenges confronting Dubai forward of its subsequent most necessary occasion.

Whereas Dubai’s preparations for the expo has expectedly been the topic of a lot buzz throughout the globe, the plan for the town after the occasion may also be considerably mentioned through the convention, outlining potential makes use of for the infrastructure that can be arrange in place.

“Making a legacy for Dubai and the UAE past the expo is a crucial concern that’s being addressed by expo organisers from the onset, guaranteeing actual property tasks are developed with the long-term advantages in thoughts, contemplating the dimensions and magnitude of investments and infrastructure concerned,” stated Edmund O’ Sullivan, chairman, MEED occasions, organisers of Vacation spot Dubai 2020.