Dubai: Top officials have given Dubai a thumbs-up for being way ahead of a lot of competitor cities in staging bids to host some of the world’s biggest sporting events.
“Dubai has it all. It is the most complete package for hosting some of the biggest events in the world of sport,” Giselle Pettyfer, Vice-Chairman of Falcon and Associates, told delegates on the opening day of the Middle East Sports Event Summit.
“Dubai is such a hospitality and tourism hub. Everyone has to come here. And now with the metro and a huge growth in the number of hotel rooms, Dubai is making itself noticed. Dubai is today such a passionate brand that it is being noticed worldwide,” said Ghazi Al Madani, Sport Tourism Manager at DSC.