A Current Analysis on the Outlook of Dubai's Tourism Sector For 2008, Including Insight...

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A Current Analysis on the Outlook of Dubai's Tourism Sector For 2008, Including Insight To Its Hotel Lodging, Airline And Real Estate Industries

DUBLIN, Ireland--(Business Wire)--
Research and Markets
(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c91107) has announced the
addition of "2008 Travel & Leisure Sector Outlook for Dubai, UAE" to
their offering.

   Dubai, the second largest and most populous emirate of the United
Arab Emirates (UAE), is growing in terms of population and economic
activity at an incredible pace. A multitude of developments aimed at
making Dubai 'bigger and better' than anywhere else in the world are
under way. The development of Dubai's travel and leisure sector is
near the top of the government's strategic growth priorities. The
author believes that Dubai's travel and leisure sector has an
extremely favourable outlook for 2008. The report believes that the
outlook for tourism in Dubai will continue to be strong.

   Report Sees Dubai Tourism Growth of Approximately 8% in 2008

   The report provides an executive level perspective of Dubai's
tourism sector in 2008 in addition to strategic analysis.

   According to the report, Dubai is experiencing dynamic development
of its hotel capacity, entertainment options, and tourist oriented
luxury retail facilities, which is in turn strategically positioning
Dubai favourably with European and Asian tourists. The report
estimates that international visitor arrivals into Dubai will grow at
approximately 8% in 2008 driven by robust airline connectivity and
favourable marketing efforts of the destination.

   The author defines the travel and leisure sector as encompassing
the hotel lodging, entertainment, airline, casino gaming (where
applicable), and leisure-oriented real estate development. Many
countries throughout the world have identified tourism sector
development as a primary pillar of economic growth over the next
decade, particularly nations in the greater Asian region.

   The report also highlights certain risks that Dubai's travel and
leisure sector may face over the next year. These risks include
factors such as sustained high inflation in Dubai, oversupply of
tourism oriented real estate developments, and regional geopolitical


   Executive Summary

   A. Dubai's Tourism Visitation Outlook For 2008

   B. Dubai's Economic Environment

   C. Real Estate Development in Dubai

   D. Dubai's Booming Hotel Lodging Industry

   E. Dubai's Airline Connectivity

   F. Tourism Development In Dubai

   G. Retail And Entertainment In Dubai

   H. Interdependent Hotel Lodging, Entertainment And Airline

   I. Macro Risk Factors

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Laura Wood
Senior Manager
Research and Markets
Fax: +353 1 4100 980

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