Inaugural Skift Global Forum East to begin in Dubai on Tuesday
Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET), and Skift Inc., are collaborating to host the inaugural Skift Global Forum East in Dubai from 13-15 December at Madinat Jumeirah.
The first-ever extension of the world’s flagship travel conference, Skift Global Forum to be held in this region, Skift Global Forum East will draw together travel and tourism leaders from across the globe to discuss innovations and trends that will shape the future of travel in the region and globally. The Forum is also set to explore the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s travel sector in a larger context and delve into the future of the industry.
Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said: “Dubai’s selection to host the first edition of this global forum in this region reflects the city’s leading position at the heart of this vibrant sector in the MENA region. The city’s unique experience spanning decades of excellence in the fields of tourism, hospitality and travel, as well as its exceptional hosting of major international events such as Expo 2020 Dubai, are all elements that have enhanced the trust of global stakeholders in Dubai’s ability to serve as a vital partner in the development of the travel and tourism sector both regionally and internationally.”