Dubai Tourism and Emirates Host the Trade at 37 Dawson Street

Dubai Tourism and Emirates Host the Trade at 37 Dawson Street

It was very Definitely Dubai in number 37 Dawson Street, Dublin, as Emirates and Dubai Tourism hosted the trade to give an update on this growing destination – which welcomed 41,000 Irish visitors last year.

Stephen Davitt, Emirates, and Ingrid Aagesen, Dubai Tourism, hosted the trade reception at number 37


Dubai will host Expo in 2020 and the objective is to double the tourism arrivals in that year to 20 million. However the focus for this year is to promote the destination as a viable weekend break, and to increase the number of stopovers by passengers hubbing through DXB.

The World Travel Centre team enjoying the evening at number 37: Jenny Pearson, Geraldine Leonard, Norma Tolfe and Rachel Dempsey

To highlight Dubai’s exciting  new events calendar, Emirates and Dubai Tourism held a draw and gave a prize of eight tickets to the Back Street Boys concert at the O2 on 1st April next. The lucky winners were:

Olivia Barne, Travelmood

Caitriona Power, Club Travel

Barry Hammond, Topflight

Virginia Warren, Club Travel

Peter McKiernan, Travel Counsellors

Roisin Carbery, Topflight

Kathryn McCarthy, Abbey Travel

Rachel Fitzgerald, Abbey Travel

Gillian Young, Jackie Herssens, and Kristin Skinner, all with SHGI

Stephen Davitt, Emirates, (centre) welcomes Angel Cleary and Will Walsh, The Travel Broker

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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