UAE Covid: Dubai Expo 2020 to be both virtual and in-person

SourceKhaleej Times
SectorEconomy
CountryUAE

To make the event safer amid Covid-19, Expo 2020 will run on a hybrid model that offers both virtual and onsite experiences to its visitors in the UAE and around the world. “Since its inception, Expo 2020 Dubai has been committed to harnessing cutting-edge technology to provide visitors with an enriched experience, both onsite and wherever they may be in the world,” said an Expo 2020 spokesperson. DON'T MISS: Inside the Expo 2020 pavilion that's now open “Given the impact of the pandemic over the past year, we have been working hard to refine our virtual offering as a complement to the physical event. A virtual Expo will act as a sneak peek and reach audiences who are unable attend due to distance or special circumstances, widening the reach of Expo both digitally and physically,” the spokesperson said in a statement to Khaleej Times. It was initially estimated that around 25 million people would physically visit the Expo. However, the estimate may...read more...