Last Wednesday, the 154th General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau determined by a vote of the city of Expo 2020.
According to the results of the final vote counting with more than two-fold margin of victory went to the best tourist city in the Middle East. Director General, Department of Tourism and the Executive Director of the Dubai World Trade Centre Helal Saeed Almarri said: «From the outset, the application of Dubai to host Expo was part of a long-term public policy for sustainable national development and prosperous future for the UAE. Holding Expo 2020 will provide a unique opportunity to accelerate the growth of the tourism industry maximum of Dubai, the UAE and the entire region of the Commonwealth Gulf».
It is expected that in the period from October 2020 to April 2021 more than 25 million tourists visit the World’s Fair in 2020, of which 70% will be foreign visitors – the largest number of foreign visitors to the Expo history.
Official website of Expo 2020 in Dubai: expo2020dubai.ae