Expo 2020: What must Dubai???s hospitality and tourism industry do to be ready pre- and post-event?

  • Jauncey S
  • Nadkarni S
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight and summarize the main findings of the theme issue: “Expo 2020: How is Dubai’s hospitality and tourism industry preparing?” by drawing on the discussion and recommendations across the collection of articles to identify the key success factors associated with hosting Expo 2020 in Dubai. Design/methodology/approach – The paper profiles the key methodological elements in developing the research agenda for the theme issue “Expo 2020: How is Dubai’s hospitality and tourism industry preparing?” Findings – The paper provides a concise summary of recommendations for the various stakeholder groups involved in hosting Dubai’s Expo 2020 mega event. Originality/value – Dubai’s successful bid to host Expo 2020 was announced in early 2014. Written by industry practitioners, analysts and educators with local knowledge and experience of Dubai’s tourism and hospitality industry, the theme issue provides an authoritative review of the main opportunities and challenges facing the industry in Dubai as it prepares to host Expo 2020.

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  • Dubai
  • Economic Development
  • Expo 2020
  • Mega events
  • Tourism and hospitality industry

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  • Stuart Jauncey

  • Sanjay Nadkarni

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