Expo 2020 Dubai, Saudi Vision 2030 expected spur GCC tourism

COVID-19, United arab emirates, Ksa, Haj tourism, Expo 2020 dubai COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on the world economy, with the travel and tourism sector being the hardest hit by the fall-out from the pandemic. The countries in the region suspended all international flights and tourist visas. The hotels closed temporarily or acted as isolation centres during this period. Most of the countries are currently undergoing either partial or complete lockdown in order to contain the spread of virus. But, some of the markets in the region have slowly...

Dubai developer backs construction sector to ‘get back on track’ soon

Founder and chairman of Dubai-based Danube Group, Rizwan Sajan. Dubai-based developer Rizwan Sajan said “it’s just a matter of time for the sector to come back” in the Gulf region, despite the impact of Covid-19 pandemic. The founder and chairman of Danube Group, which has launched multiple projects across Dubai, said the construction sector in the GCC region is linked to the price of oil and once the price nears $50, the property market will see a resurgence in activity, including more projects being launched. “As long as oil price...

NBC and Twitter are partnering for live coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. NBC — long-standing rights-holder for the Olympic Games — has inked a deal with Twitter to flow some live coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to the social platform, per The New York Times. Business Insider Intelligence Fans on Twitter will be able to vote each morning on which Olympic event they want to be featured on the platform that day,...
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