From contactless flying to sustainable mobility: Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week touches key themes as finale nears

From contactless flying to sustainable mobility: Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week touches key themes as finale nears

DUBAI, 14 January 2022 – Sustainable tourism, contactless flying, digital connectivity strategies and Expo-backed innovators transforming lives have all been headline themes across Travel and Connectivity Week, Expo 2020 Dubai’s latest Theme Week, which wraps up this coming Saturday (15 January). From Sunday (9 January), the Theme Week – the latest in a series of 10 throughout Expo’s 182-day run – has convened leading industry figures, innovators and policymakers around digitalisation and connectivity as a universal human right and force for good in a changed world. National connectivity strategies defined conversations…

On the move: Redefining ‘Mobility’ as Expo 2020 Dubai prepares for Travel and Connectivity Week

إعادة تعريف التنقل – إكسبو 2020 دبي يستعد لأسبوع السفر والاتصال

DUBAI, 9 January 2022 – The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined global connectivity, upending travel and international trade as the 21st century enters its third decade. But how are societies across the planet engaging and building upon new approaches to mobility in a world forever changed during one of the most tumultuous periods in modern history? As one of its three key subthemes, Expo 2020 Dubai considers ‘Mobility’ an essential area in building a better world, creating the more efficient and effective movement of people, goods and ideas, both physically and…

Consultation is key to digital success, experts say at start of Expo’s Travel and Connectivity Week

أسبوع السفر والاتصال في إكسبو 2020 دبي: التشاور سِرّ نجاح التواصل الرقمي

DUBAI, 9 January 2022 – Consultation with key stakeholders across society, including the general public, is crucial to a successful digital connectivity strategy, experts noted at the opening session of Expo 2020 Dubai’s latest Theme Week, which focuses on travel and connectivity. “In order to ensure our global community leaves no-one behind, policymakers need to find practical strategies to create equal opportunities, which includes bridging this digital divide,” said Joanna Abeyie MBE, Founder of consultancy firm Blue Moon, speaking as Master of Ceremonies for ‘Closing the Digital Divide’ – a…

Experts tout huge economic, social benefits by equalising access for women as Expo’s latest Theme Week continues

مناقشة المنافع الاقتصادية والاجتماعية عند تحقيق تكافؤ الفرص للنساء خلال أسبوع السفر والاتصال في إكسبو 2020

DUBAI, 10 January 2022 – Equalising access to opportunities for women throughout the global labour market has the power to reap huge economic and social benefits worldwide, experts agreed as Expo 2020 Dubai’s Travel and Connectivity Week continued, with a dedicated panel at the Women’s Pavilion on Monday (10 January). “What we’ve seen is when we get women involved in business, they tend to export more than their male counterparts,” said Cristina Falcone, Vice President of Public Affairs, UPS Europe. Falcone was joined by Hind Alowais, Senior Vice President, Participant…