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Dubai Tourism Webinar Series

Dubai Tourism is AFTA's destination partner and whilst we remain in lockdown in today’s ‘remote working’ and ‘distance learning’ environment Dubai Tourism would like to remain connected to AFTA Members.

Over the next few months Dubai Tourism is running a series of webinars specifically tailored to support you during COVID-19.

In the webinar series, Dubai Tourism will take you through the tools they have available that showcase the city’s offerings, helping you to use this time to get familiar the destination's evolving portfolio.

Webinar #1 - Tuesday 12 May 2020
Presented by Dubai Tourism



In this webinar Dubai Tourism take you through the neighbourhoods of Dubai where you will discover the attractions and experiences in each location and the proximity of these areas to popular visitor experiences around the city.

At the end of this webinar you will have in-depth knowledge on the following areas:

  • Old Town Dubai (Deira & Bur Dubai)
  • Downtown Dubai
  • Jumeirah Beach
  • Marina/Jumeirah Beach Residence
  • Palm Jumeirah
  • Dubai Desert
  • Other (smaller areas)

This will enable you to confidently recommend Dubai and the areas more suited to your client, whether it be their first time or third time in the destination when it is safe to travel again.


WEBINAR #3: Families

Dubai’s appeal to family visitors is evident due to its ease of connectivity, infrastructure and wide variety of attractions, experiences and family-friendly hotels in the city.

The vision of Dubai is to become the No. 1 most visited, preferred and revisited global city and with its diverse product offering, attractions and experiences along with its tailored events, it is easy to see why visitors keep returning every year.

During this webinar, we will cover:

  • Family Fun
  • Family Adventure
  • Family Culture
  • Family outdoor/beaches
  • Family Hotels
  • Family Restaurants

By the end of this webinar you will have a great insight into what experiences and attractions are on offer for all family age groups during a Dubai stopover!


webinar #4: adventure and sports

With year-round sun and a dramatic combination of both the desert and beach, Dubai is the perfect location for high-adrenaline and adventure activities.

Sports are also a major part of Dubai's modern culture, with sporting facilities designed into the city's architecture. Dubai’s world-class facilities for tennis, golf, polo and horse racing enables the city to host international events throughout the year and gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy these facilities.

The webinar covers:

  • Adventure – land, air and water
  • Sports – including activities and events

By the end of the webinar you will discover another side to Dubai with its multiple adventure and sporting options on offer for your clients.



With over 200 nationalities residing in Dubai, the diversity of the culinary offering leaves you spoilt for choice. From street eats in Deira, local Emirati restaurants, a beachside breakfast on Kite Beach, rooftop dining in Dubai Marina, to Dubai’s very own institution, the Friday Brunch. We know many of your clients travel the world for food, so we will take you through all of these offerings and many more.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • Dining on a budget
  • Emirati Restaurants
  • Fine Dining
  • Dining for Families
  • Friday Brunch
  • High Tea
  • Dining in the Desert
  • Dining experiences

By the end of this webinar you will discover the amazing variety of culinary experiences for visitors of all nationalities and budgets, which will assist your clients to get the most out of their Dubai experience.

Presentation Deck


Webinar #6 - Dubai Festival, Events and Retail Experiences

Presented by Dubai Tourism

In a city full of cutting-edge art and film, non-stop sports, entertainment and exciting events, visitors are spoilt for choice. Dubai sets the stage for world-class events and festivals year-round, from the hottest concerts to stunning stage shows at La Perle and the Dubai Opera.

And when you are not attending events, Dubai is one place where you can shop ’til you drop - with world-class malls that elevate the shopping experience to completely new heights as well as a wide range of traditional shopping experiences and you’ll still want to come back for more. Mega-complexes are filled with entertainment for all ages and some of the planet’s most luxurious brand names.

During this webinar we will cover:

  • Dubai Events – arts, sports, shopping, music
  • Dubai Shopping – mall, outlets, souks

By the end of this webinar you will discover the many offerings available for shopping enthusiasts, from Fashion Avenue in Dubai Mall to the souks in Deira.

You’ll also become familiar with the various events and festivals held annually across the city so that you can advise your clients in advance and recommend they visit during this time.

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