There are just nine months to go. Nine months till Dubai showcases the World’s Greatest Show. Expo 2020 in Dubai has been in the news for years now. It will be a celebration of human brilliance and achievement. The event will be an opportunity for people to connect from different corners of the world, to experience the best of culture, art, science, technology, geography, innovation, and invention and to set into wave millions of new opinions and ideas that will make a long-lasting impact in our lives.
The Expo 2020 in Dubai will be a celebration of the UAE Vision 2021 by supporting the growth of tourism, enhancing nation’s international reputation as a location to start a business, and stimulating development of innovative companies in the Emirates.
It will focus on the power of youth and unlock the potential of one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing populations. World Expo 2020 Dubai also coincides with the UAE’s 50th anniversary in 2021, marking a significant milestone for the UAE.
So what new is cooking in the making of Expo 2020 Dubai? Let’s see.
Expo 2020 Announces Single-Day and a Three-Day Ticket Prices
So, how much would you spend for a once-in-a-lifetime experience?
Dubai Expo 2020 has announced great value tickets and widespread businesses for the next World Expo, set to appeal millions of people from around the globe for six months of entertainment, discovery, innovation, and fun. A single-day adult ticket (aged 18 and over) will cost AED 120 (USD 33) and provide entrée to 60 daily live shows, performances by world-famous artists, future-shaping technologies, parades, cutting-edge innovations and architecture, special celebrations and more than 200 F&B outlets serving more than 50 cuisines. It is unlikely that one visit will be enough. A three-day pass – which costs AED 260 (USD 71) and can be used on any three days of the 173-day event – lets visitors discover Expo 2020’s 4.38 sq. Km site, including the Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability districts and the 192 Country Pavilions. The excellent value ticketing also grants free access for people of willpower, while their carers enter for half price. Children aged five and below enter for free, as do seniors aged 65 and over, while teenagers aged six to 17 and students of all ages will get a 50% discount.
Tickets will go live to the general public in the month of April 2020, although invitees will be able to purchase monthly and season passes directly from Expo from Q4 2019 – details to be broadcasted later. Single-day and three-day tickets will be accessible to global travellers in bundled packages to be sold by Authorized Ticket Resellers, contracted with Expo 2020 starting May 2019.
Dubai Expo 2020 will Yield a 122 Billion AED Investment Windfall for the UAE
‘Expo dividend’ from the major event ever to be held in the Arab World will shoot economic development and support jobs for years to come. During the peak of six month’s period of Expo, the prime event to be held in the Arab World is projected to add the equivalent of 1.5% to the UAE GDP. Apart from this UAE will also have –
- 122.6 billion AED economic boost from 2013-2031
- 905,200 full-time equivalent job-years from 2013-2031
- 4.7 billion AED spending in SME sector from November 2013 – October 2020
All the way through its history, the UAE has shown the world what is possible through its extraordinary growth. With Expo 2020 Dubai, Dubai will go a step further in motivating the next generation to spark innovations that will emphasise the next 50 years of human progress.
Are you excited for Dubai Expo 2020?
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