(ANSAmed) – NAPLES, DECEMBER 27 – Dubai has opened a website operators can use for tourist visas as the emirate aspires to become a destination for timeshare owners, encouraging tourists to stay longer and attracting investment in the sector.
The new site, reported The National, was developed by the Dubai Department of Economics and Tourism and allows new operators to the sector to submit their applications for properties to rent, by receiving a tourist visa from an operator. authorized, which can be renewed annually. The website will help “pave the way for a property in the vacation world in Dubai, also offering alternatives to tourists, encouraging them to take longer vacations,” explained Helal Al Marri, director general of the Ministry of Economy and Tourism. “We are firmly determined to implement stricter measures and organize the country with new rules that will allow us to remain competitive as a hub for tourists and investors in the sector.”
The Emirate of Dubai strives to make cities more competitive and allow homeowners to use a house or villa for someone else’s vacation during certain times of the year. Prior to Covid-19, the local tourism industry had recorded a sharp increase and further growth is expected in the future.