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Dubai Expo 2020


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Dubai Expo 2020

  1. 1. www.Sales Join LinkedIn Group “Dubai Expo 2020 – Business Network Platform”
  2. 2. www.Sales Theme “Connecting minds, Creating the Future” Runs from Oct. 2020 until April 2021 2020 is UAE 49th National day and 2021 would be the 50th National day Aims to find solutions to 3 global issues – MOBILITY; SUTAINABILITY and OPPORTUNITY
  3. 3. www.Sales Expo 2015 is in Milan Italy Expo 2010 was in Shanghai China
  4. 4. www.Sales  Boost economy by USD 23 Billion equivalent to around 24.4% of GDP across the period 2015 - 2021.  Sectors to watch – Construction, Property and Hospitality  Sectors to watch during 6 months – Retail & Tourism  227,000 New jobs between 2013 - 2021  40% jobs creation in Travel & Tourism  25 Million Unique visitors  33 Million visits over the Expo period
  5. 5. www.Sales  Infrastructure:  Proposed site for Expo 2020 is 438 hectares of land off Jebel Ali  Located between two intentional Airports – Abu Dhabi and Dubai  50% of the energy for the Expo through Solar Power – requires USD 100Milion solar spending
  6. 6. www.Sales  RTA to fast track the expansion of Dubai Metro’s Red Line project which is worth Dhs5 billion, will extend the Red Line from the existing terminus at Jebel Ali to Al Maktoum International Airport, which is close to the proposed Expo site.
  7. 7. www.Sales  Source HSBC:  Around 45,000 new hotel rooms will be needed for the event, increasing supply by about 6.4 per cent every year until 2020 at a cost of more than Dh31 billion.  “The government is planning to spend about Dh26 billion on infrastructure for which we do not know the funding source.”  Further Dh30 billion will be raised through debt and equity from private companies that are building hotels.
  8. 8. www.Sales  Pure Gold Group has announced plans to invest Dhs500 million to expand its local operations in the lead up to Dubai Expo 2020.  Pure Gold Jewelers will open an additional 65 stores and the La Moda chain plans 50 new stores in the UAE by 2020.
  9. 9. www.Sales  IDC expects the UAE’s ICT industry to witness around one to two per cent additional growth because of hosting the Expo.  All the contracts for projects related to the Expo are only expected to be awarded by late 2015
  10. 10. www.Sales Etihad: Etihad has snapped up stakes in seven airlines from Australia to Ireland over its 10-year existence. It is currently assessing whether to invest in Italy's troubled Alitalia SpA, according to people familiar with the talks. Etihad 's goal is to quickly boost traffic and cut costs on its own network without buying hundreds of planes and expanding globally, company officials say.
  11. 11. www.Sales  Emiratisation in the UAE’s private sector is set to increase 10-fold over the next seven years,  Increasing the GDP per capita by 65 %  Move education towards smart learning; doubling government investments in kindergartens.  Fulfilling housing applications within two years from the application date.  Creare the best infrastructure for land, air and sea transport  Be the best in terms of ease of doing business worldwide.  Be the first worldwide in offering smart services through mobile phones, wrote Sheikh Mohammed.
  12. 12. www.Sales  Hiring activity in the UAE is expected to begin by 2016, according to Sanjay Modi, managing director, in India, Middle East and South East Asia.
  13. 13. www.Sales With Deutsche Bank expecting an investment of $ 43.3 Billion followed by HSBC with 18.3 already the developments in the hospitality and Airlines have begun.Since tourism will have 40% share in the EXPO investments With Flora Group,Hyatt,Marriott, Jumeirah ,Nakheel already giving the clear indications of upcoming projects and Emirates Airlines expecting 90 Million passengers to hit Dubai International Airport by 2018.Since 49,000 linked in professionals already moved to Dubai in 2013, the numbers would multiply rapidly.
  14. 14. www.Sales The World Project:  The World project is nine-kilometres wide and seven kilometres-long. It covers an area of 931 hectares and will add 232km to Dubai's natural 67km of beachfront.  The islands range from 150,000 to 450,000 square feet in size.  The project is divided into private estate island zones, commercial zones, which have low/mid/high density resorts, hubs for ferry transfer points and public visitor areas.
  15. 15. www.Sales  Marriott Targets Four-Fold Dubai Growth On Expo 2020 Win. Global operator plans to have 10,000 rooms in the city by 2020  Flora Hospitality is embarking on a Dhs750 million expansion which will see it open four more Dubai properties in the next three years.  New projects include a hotel in the Burj Khalifa Master Community, comprising fully serviced apartments; two fourstar properties in Al Barsha and Al Garhoud; and a 90-room hotel in Deira’s Al Baniyas district. The developments will swell its Dubai portfolio to 11 hotels and increase its total inventory from 780 to more than 1700 rooms.  V.A. Hassan, chairman & CEO of Flora Hospitality
  16. 16. www.Sales Join LinkedIn Group “Dubai Expo 2020 – Business Network Platform”