Dubai launches competition for start-up companies

Dubai launches competition for start-up companies
Published: 1 August 2017 - 4:13 a.m.
By: Hotelier Middle East Staff

Dubai Tourism has launched a competition to support the growing travel and hospitality start-up ecosystem in the region, reports

In line with Dubai's Tourism Vision 2020, the competition has been designed for GITEX Futurists 2017, an initiative to encourage start-ups innovation within the tourism sector.

The competition is inviting start-ups to submit their business plans that suit two categories: Hospitality Services and The Visitor Experience.

A panel of judges will assess the applications and the top 30 applicants will be awarded their own exhibition space during GITEX Technology Week, which takes place 8 - 12 October 2017.

During GITEX Technology week, the start-up companies will be able to showcase their innovate ideas to thousands of corporate buyers, regional operators and over 250 investors.

Furthermore, the applicants can pitch their ideas to the judges and three winners will be selected from each category where they will receive the funds to turn their idea into a business.

To enter, visit GITEX Futurists.

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