Dubai Tourism joined by partners across hospitality, medical, and retail sectors, to interact with key trade partners in South Africa.

Dubai Tourism

Dubai’s Department for Economy and Tourism, (DET), is set to return to South Africa for it 2023 South Africa Roadshow. This event will be an opportunity for South African Travel Agents/Stakeholders to network with stakeholders in the Dubai hospitality market and join a community that will not just improve their businesses but will also give them greater openings and opportunities to satisfy their clients.

This multi city roadshow will take place in three cities; commencing in Cape Town on the 13th of March 2023, then Durban on the 15th of March 2023 and will end in Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2023. The 2022 edition of the roadshow, which happened in the same three cities from the 15th – 19th of August last year was successful and the best of its kind in South Africa.

This year’s roadshow will highlight Dubai’s affordable experiences and the diversity of the city’s offerings to key travel partners in South Africa. Highlights of the road show, span across travel, hospitality, entertainment and Dubai’s citywide events, with a focus on leisure, family travel, education and medical tourism. Key elements of the event will include breakout network sessions, partner presentations, one-on-one meetings and raffle draws.

Some of the organizations that will accompany DET to South Africa include Hotels, Airlines and other stakeholders in the Dubai Tourism ecosystem.

HOTELS – 25hours Hotel Dubai One Central, Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort, Cote D Azur Hotel, Emaar Hospitality Group, J W Marriott Marquis Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Rixos Premium Dubai Hotel, S L S Hotel and Residences Dubai, Swissotel Al Ghurair, TRYP by Wyndham Dubai and Global Village Dubai.

AIRLINES – Emirates Airline.

DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANIES – Arrival Gate Tourism, Billionaire Luxury Tourism, Connect World Travel and Tourism, Destination Arabia Tourism, Golden Treasure Tourism, Riya Travel and Tourism, Travel Assistance Tourism, Travel Designer Group, Travel On Me Tourism, Travinno Tourism and Two Xceed Tourism.

Issam Kazim, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai’s Department for Economy and Tourism, (DET)


About Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET)

With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading commercial centre, investment hub and tourism destination, Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) is mandated to support the Government in achieving its competitiveness vision to position the emirate as a major hub for global economy and tourism, and in boosting the emirate’s economic and tourism competitiveness indicators.

Under this remit, DET is driving efforts to further enhance Dubai’s diversified, innovative service-based economy to attract top global talent, deliver a world-class business environment and accelerate productivity growth. One of such efforts is a novel campaign designed to encourage more families and global travellers to select the city for their summer vacation. The ‘Stay More, Pay Less’ campaign is a citywide initiative supported by over 60 hotels and resorts, providing outstanding value to international travellers this summer. The promotion provides guests an amazing offer – stay for seven nights at participating hotels and resorts and pay for only five nights or stay for five nights and pay for only three nights stay. Additionally, DET is supporting Dubai’s vision to become the world’s best city to live and work in by promoting its diverse destination proposition, unique lifestyle and outstanding quality of life, overall.

DET is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s business and tourism sectors. It is also responsible for the licensing and classification of all types of businesses, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. The DET portfolio includes, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, Dubai Industries and Exports, Dubai Investment Development Agency (Dubai FDI) and Dubai SME, as well as Dubai College of Tourism, Dubai Calendar and Dubai Business Events.