The opening of Dusit Princess City Centre, Dubai, the first Dusit Princess hotel outside Thailand, coincides with encouraging travel and tourism prospects brought about by the UAE’s top ranking in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009 and the country’s positive long-term growth forecast of up to 2.8 per cent within the next 10 years.
Chanin Donavanik, Chief Executive Officer, Dusit International, said: “The success of our new venture in the UAE will help set the tone for the rest of our projects in the region and provide the impetus to pursue new growth opportunities in other markets. Furthermore, our distinct, world-renowned brand of Thai hospitality has captivated thousands of tourists and travellers from the Middle East, particularly the UAE. The opening of Dusit Princess City Centre, Dubai is an exciting opportunity for us to bring Dusit’s legendary brand and unique Thai hospitality right in the heart of Dubai.”
The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009, which covered 133 countries, ranked the UAE as the number one travel and tourism destination in the Middle East and Africa, moving up seven places from the previous report, while securing the 33rd spot in the world. The UAE likewise ranked first among all 133 countries in destination-marketing campaigns, third in government prioritising the sector, and fourth in air transport infrastructure.
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