Expo 2020 Dubai reports over 400,000 visits since opening

Expo 2020 Dubai reports over 400,000 visits since opening
  • One in every three visits has come from abroad, the Expo organizer said
  • Visitors to the global event could choose from multiple ticket options including Multi-Day and Season Passes

Expo 2020 Dubai has reported 411,768 visits since the Arab world’s biggest event to date launched 10 days ago.

“Expo 2020 Dubai’s opening week has undoubtedly been a success. The numbers we are seeing are very encouraging and demonstrate the global desire for people to reconnect with each other and to imagine a better future,” Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions, said in a statement.

One in every three visits has come from abroad, the Expo organizer said, and expects that this this proportion would increase as international travel ramps up. The visitors belonged to 175 nationalities and not far off the 192 countries participating in the event, each with its own pavilion, the statement added.

“We are very happy with this wonderful turnout. The numbers achieved in the first ten days reflect the enthusiasm of the world to attend Expo 2020 Dubai. The coming days and weeks will be full of special events offering a visitor experience that will be rich, purposeful and entertaining, and we look forward to welcoming many more people from around the world,” according to Reem Al-Hashimy, the UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Visitors to the global event could choose from multiple ticket options including Multi-Day and Season Passes, which were preferred by one in five visitors who have been to the Expo site.

News Source: Arab News

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