UAE bucks the tourism downturn amid virus

SourceGulf Today
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The UAE move to shore up global efforts to promote tourism and travel amid the coronavirus pandemic is commendable.The nation reinforced its commitment to support during its participation in a virtual G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting. The UAE is one of the first countries in the region to launch incentives and facilities to support the sector, highlighting the country’s ability to adapt quickly thanks to an advanced technological and digital infrastructure. The UAE is continuing its efforts to develop initiatives that drive tourism innovation and enable the contribution of start-ups and innovation centres in finding quality solutions to overcome the challenges brought about by the pandemic. However, at the height of the global COVID-19 crisis, the mood was circumspect. more...