Despite a grim outlook for the global tourism industry amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, one city is making every effort to beat predictions of a dangerous decline.
A picture taken on July 19, 2020 shows Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure and building in the world since 2009. (AFP)
Tourists get a medical screening upon arrival at Teminal 3 at Dubai airport, in the United Arab Emirates, on July 8, 2020. (AFP)
A worker wearing a protective suit sterilizes a bathroom in the Atlantis The Palm hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates July 7, 2020. (Reuters)
A background image, part of the Dubai backgrounds for video calls initiative. (Courtesy: Dubai Tourism)
The crew of a competing boat in the annual long-distance 60ft Dubai Traditional Dhow Sailing Race, work on the sail across from Burj Al Arab. (File photo: AFP)
“Transforming challenges into opportunities”
General view of the exterior of the Dubai mall. (Reuters)