This month saw the industry gather for AFTA’s National Travel Industry Awards in Sydney and we were truly honoured that Dubai Tourism was recognised in the annual roll call of winners, taking home this year’s award for Best Tourist Office – International. We would like to thank you all for your continuous support; we will continue to raise the bar and drive innovation in all that we do and work even more closely with all of our trade partners in the months ahead.
We have had a lot going on in Dubai this month with our on-air promotion across the Nova radio network to build excitement for Nova’s annual global Red Room tour. This focused on showcasing Dubai’s positioning for events and 20 winning couples won a trip to Dubai with award-winning presenter, Smallzy, to enjoy the destination in addition to Nova hosting its famous Red Room at the Shangri-La Hotel with British Band Rudimental performing live to an intimate audience.
But it doesn’t stop there, next month on 7TWO there will be four episodes of Travel Oz in Dubai, so make sure you tune in and tell your clients! Grainger Productions has filmed episodes on family, culture, gastronomy and events commencing on the 2nd August and then two episodes on the 23rd and 30th. We will be posting social media videos to accompany these two,
For Dubai news updates, families can now enjoy big discounts on some of Dubai’s hottest indoor attractions thanks to a new summer pass that has launched. The Dubai Summer Pass offers discounts at entertainment spots in The Dubai Mall such as KidZania, Sega Republic, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink and Reel Cinemas. Agents can purchase these passes in advance for their clients from www.dubaisummerpass.com
On a final note, our Regional Sales Managers have a number of training seminars and workshops planned in market. Upcoming is the Emirates and Dubai Tourism Workshop in Perth on the Wednesday 9th September. Stay tuned for further dates
As always should you need training support, please get in touch with our team in the relevant states: