Abu Dhabi Tourism and Data Analytics Forum to bring latest trends to light

DCT Abu Dhabi

The Department of Culture and Tourism– Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) will host the region’s first Abu Dhabi Tourism and Data Analytics Forum on December 15, 2019.

The event is anticipated to attract more than 100 leading industry experts to the UAE capital to discuss the latest trends in the tourism and analytics industry. Set to take place at Manarat Al Saadiyat, top data scientists, researchers and industry experts will gather at the event to share the latest industry advances related to tourism analytics and data analysis, with a view to supporting Abu Dhabi as it develops further into an innovative tourism capital.

The conference will also create a platform for dialogue and engagement on the latest trends in data analytics related to the tourism industry and for stakeholders to engage with each other to investigate new methodologies in the industry.

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The conference reflects Abu Dhabi’s commitment to reinforcing its position as an innovative tourism capital, by utilising the very latest in technological advancements to provide the industry with solutions and best practice frameworks to support a sustainable future for the industry.

“The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Data Analytics Forum will position Abu Dhabi as a leader on the subject of analytics in tourism regionally,” undersecretary, DCT Abu Dhabi, HE Saif Saeed Ghobash remarked. “The main objective of the forum will be to identify solutions and conclusions about tourism in Abu Dhabi by connecting leading data scientists, researchers and industry experts to exchange the latest industry innovations and share their experiences.”

Confirmed speakers for the ground-breaking event are inclusive of representatives of VISA, Google, Oxford Economics, du, TripAdvisor, Booking.com and other esteemed organisations. CEO and founder of Skift, the largest business intelligence and marketing platform in travel, Rafat Ali, is also set to take the stage at the event.