Emaar Hospitality Group has been announced as Expo 2020 Dubai’s newest official partner.
As Official Hotel and Hospitality Partner, Emaar Hospitality Group will provide authentic experiences with a strong local flavour at a number of locations across the Expo 2020 site, including VIP clubs and lounges, and in its hotels and restaurants in the city. The group will additionally be responsible for providing exceptional service to Expo 2020’s special ticket holders, while also operating various other experiences across the Expo site.
During Expo 2020, Emaar Hospitality Group will shed light on the trends and innovations shaping the hospitality industry today.
Commenting on the news was chief visitor experience officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, Rolando Martins: “The hospitality experience at Expo 2020 is an opportunity to showcase this important aspect of the Emirati identity and culture. Emaar Hospitality Group has a record of warmly welcoming millions of visitors to Dubai every year – many of whom return again and again, which makes them the ideal hospitality partner.
“Emaar Hospitality Group will continue to provide an exceptional hospitality experience that wows all of Expo 2020’s visitors, including world leaders, encouraging them to return to Dubai and the UAE, creating long-lasting benefits for the entire tourism industry,” he added.
Meanwhile, CEO, Emaar Hospitality Group, Olivier Harnisch enthused: “Emaar Hospitality Group has paved the way for creating an innovative hospitality landscape in Dubai, offering a range of experiences, from luxury to contemporary midscale. I am delighted that we have been awarded Expo 2020 Dubai’s Official Hotel and Hospitality Partnership. My team worked hard towards this achievement and I thank them for their commitment and dedication.”
Harnisch continued: “In our role, we focus on providing an exceptional level of hospitality that will encourage visitors from across the world to return and experience everything that Dubai and the UAE have to offer. Expo 2020 will further strengthen Dubai’s position as one of the world’s most open and technologically advanced cities. We are delighted to be part of this journey.”
Taking place from October 20, 2020, until April 10, 2021, Expo 2020 Dubai is expected to welcome 25 million visitors, with approximately 70 per cent of them hailing from outside the UAE.