Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
H Dubai to explore inclusive growth to mark tourism day
The H Dubai, a business and leisure destination in Dubai, will mark World Tourism Day with a panel discussion titled "How Tourism Can Live Up to the Inclusive Growth Opportunity”, on September 28.
The H Dubai, a business and leisure destination in Dubai, will mark World Tourism Day with a panel discussion titled "How Tourism Can Live Up to the Inclusive Growth Opportunity”, on September 28, at The Excelsior 2 Meeting Room.As tourism continues to play a pivotal role in the global economy, it is essential that hotels and other hospitality outlets explore how it can be made more inclusive, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to benefit from its growth, said a statement. With ‘The H Dubai’ being the first hotel in Dubai to earn the Certified Autism CenterTM designation, the event will highlight its commitment to inclusivity. The event has lined up panellists who have knowledge and experience in the fields of autism awareness, early intervention, and community outreach. Some of the panellists include, Camille Proctor, the Executive Director and Founder of The Color of Autism Foundation, Sophie Blondel, the General Manager of The H Dubai, Zahra Al Jasmi, the Managing Director of Georgetown Early Intervention Center, and Eman Abushabab, the Community Outreach Manager at Dubai Autism Centre. The panel discussion will be moderated by Elham Bolooki, the Experiential Learning Manager & Instructor at Dubai College of Tourism. She will lead the conversation and together they will explore the significance of inclusive tourism and its potential impact on society and the travel industry. Bolooki said: "We look towards the future of tourism with a focus on inclusivity and shared prosperity, showcasing Dubai as a place where all can live, work, and visit. World Tourism Day is an annual reminder of Dubai’s dedication to becoming the world’s most visited destination and leading commercial hub. At Dubai College of Tourism, we are proud to be instrumental in shaping Dubai’s touristic future and creating a dynamic and visionary tourism workforce.” – TradeArabia News Service