Dubai's Desert Safari Ranked World's No. 1 Tourism Experience
World’s top tourism experience with leading travel company OceanAir
- OceanAir Travels wins top global award from Tripadvisor for offering best travel experience at Dubai safari featuring camel riding and BBQ at Al Khayma Camp
- Accolade highlights Dubai Tourisms continued collaboration with stakeholders and partners in providing exceptional experiences to visitors
Dubai, UAE 15 August 2020:Dubais popular desert safari has been ranked the worlds top tourism experience with leading travel company OceanAirs camel riding and desert BBQ offering winning the top global award for Experiences in Tripadvisors 2020 Travellers' Choice Awards.
An initiative of Tripadvisor, one of the worlds largest travel platforms, and its subsidiary company Viator, a renowned tours and activities platform, the 2020 Travellers' Choice Awards saw OceanAirs much sought after activity, thePremium Red Dunes Camel Safari with BBQ at Al Khayma Camptaking the No.1 spot in the Top 5 experiences worldwide. The Awards recognise the world's top experiences featuring tours and activities as decided by Tripadvisor and Viator travellers. Winners are determined using a system based on the millions of reviews and ratings of travellers around the world over a 12-month period.
Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Corporation for Tourism Commerce Marketing (DCTCM)said: Our world-class propositions and experiences showcase the diversity of the destinations offerings and this latest accolade not only reaffirms the citys position as a must-visit destination but is a timely positive development in the current situation, as it complements our ongoing global campaign to increase consideration for Dubai as the first choice for international travellers. Dubai Tourism congratulates OceanAir for this significant achievement, as well as for the package of experiences it provides to attract tourists to the city. The Award is testament to the strength of the relationships we have built with our stakeholders and partners, both in the domestic and key international markets, as we continue to work closely to achieve the strategic goal of making Dubai the worlds most visited city.
Essam Salah, OceanAir Travels, Co-Founder CEO,said: As we constantly strive to provide the best travel experience to our guests, we are delighted at winning the top award for the worlds best tourism experience, and is a reflection of our continuous cooperation with Dubai Tourism and its efforts to promote Dubai in international markets. OceanAir would like to dedicate this Award to the government and people of the UAE and extends its heartfelt thanks to all guests for their endorsement of our desert offering, and to the companys dedicated team of tourism professionals for working hard to ensure that visitors are able to enjoy the best handpicked destination experiences in Dubai.
Jasem Al Shehhi, OceanAir Travels, General Managerassured that the company is going ahead with its future projects to expand in safari projects and heritage restaurants serving locals and tourists alike, focusing specifically on sustainable tourism projects and preserving environments, which is one of the vital sectors that Dubai Tourism places special priority on, ahead of preparation for Expo 2021. He pointed out that OceanAir established Al Khayma Company, which refers to one of the pillars of the old Emirati house that still exists in the present time, as part of the companys efforts to create a sustainable tourism environment.
For international travellers it would be unthinkable to visit Dubai and not experience its famous desert safari featuring the adventures in dunes and sand, riding camels, handling falcons, and enjoying traditional Bedouin hospitality at a delicious barbeque buffet dinner under a starlit night. Rising demand for adventure travel experiences is demonstrated in the increased popularity of desert safaris among all visitor demographics, an activity that was enjoyed by 41 percent of all international visitors, according to Dubai Tourisms Annual Visitor Report 2019.
OceanAir specialises in offering desert safari packages for visitors and residents of all age groups with its award-winningPremium Red Dunes Camel Safari with BBQactivity taking guests to the heart of the Dubai desert at its Al Khayma Camp, which is designed to let every traveller experience primitive desert life in a natural habitat. All experiences arranged by OceanAir are underpinned by stringent precautionary measures to ensure the health and safety of guests and staff in line with protocols that are in place in Dubai to combat the pandemic.
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About Dubais Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism)
With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the worlds leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourisms mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate. Dubai Tourism is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubais tourism sector. It markets and promotes the Emirates commerce sector, and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the Dubai Tourism portfolio include Dubai Business Events, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.