Serbia attracts Arab tourists with a dose of luxury

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Tourists from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seek a dose of luxury when choosing a destination, in Serbia they are attracted by Kopaonik and other attractive destinations, and the construction of Belgrade Waterfront and the arrival of the hotel chain St. Regis in Belgrade will enrich the current offer and attract more foreigners, it was pointed out at the conference in the Business Hub of Serbia, held within the World Exhibition “Expo 2020 Dubai”.
“In order for Serbia to attract more tourists from the UAE, it is important to include a dose of luxury in the offer, because tourists from this region appreciate it and look for destinations that offer this type of tourism,” said Nemo Acimovic, general manager of Bab Al Quas Hotel in Abu Dhabi who addressed businessmen from Serbia at the 5th thematic week of the World Exhibition, the Serbian Chamber of Commerce announced.
Dubai is the 4th most visited destination in the world, last year this city was visited by about 8.8 million tourists, and in the pre-crisis year of 2019 by 16 million tourists.
The presence of the most famous hotel chains and companies in the tourism and services sector is a great opportunity for Serbian companies that can offer their products to this prestigious and demanding market, Serbian and UAE businessmen agree.
The director of the PKS office in Dubai, Marko Selaković, pointed out that good economic relations between Serbia and the UAE are an excellent basis for the development of cooperation in all sectors, especially in tourism.
“Serbia has an excellent image in the UAE, which significantly facilitates communication in business,” said Selakovic, adding that the country’s business partners appreciate honesty, directness in communication, and the most important thing is the trust gained.
Representatives of more than 30 Serbian companies talked with the management of the Hungarian national company National Mobile Payment about smart solutions in the field of tourism and mobility at the Hungarian pavilion. IT solutions for parking systems and the project for unified payment of tourist services V4 Smart Platform 2 were presented, BizLife reports.