Bin Sulayem meets Gold Coast Tourism delegation

DUBAI — The Director-General of the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Khalid A bin Sulayem, received a delegation from the Australian Gold Coast Tourism Corporation in Dubai recently.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Mon 21 Aug 2006, 9:48 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 2:19 PM

The delegation comprised of Pavan Bhatia, CEO, and Allan Brooks, Director -Emerged Markets of Gold Coast Tourism Corporation. The two parties discussed different ways of boosting bilateral cooperation particularly in the field of trade and tourism. The Gold Coast City in Australia has proved to be an attractive destination for investors, migrants, leisure and business travellers and has been rated as one of the leading tourism destinations in the world.

The discussions were fruitful with both sides agreeing to cooperate, share and enhance each others' visitor experiences. Australia continues to be a key market for Dubai with the year 2005 witnessing a 46pc increase in the number of Australian hotel guests in Dubai.

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