2016 Partners


Ministry of Economy, UAE


Internationally competitive and diversified economy under the leadership of efficient and knowledgeable nationals.


To develop the national economy and create a pro-business environment that contributes to achieve balanced and sustainable development of the country, through the enactment and modernization of economic legislations , foreign trade policies, development of national industries and exports, promotion of investment, regulation of competition and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector, protection of consumer and intellectual property rights, and diversification of economic activities, under the leadership of efficient nationals, in line with international standards of creativity, excellence and knowledge economies.


Transparency : to apply institutional governance principles, unambiguity of information, decisions, conducts, and all communication and interconnectedness mechanisms with customers from inside and outside the ministry.

Respect of Rights : to respect rights of employees, consumers and all customer classes as per applied economic legislations and work regulations.

Excellence : to provide services beyond customers’ expectations and harmonize with best practices and international standards of excellence and exert efforts for uplifting the efficiency of human resources.

Team Spirit : to cooperate and teamwork, support all work groups of ministry ‘s employees and strategic partners to achieve excellence.

Participation : to manage with participation, consider all different ideas and contributions of related classes , hence adding value to work results.

Creativity : to create positive climate for supporting concerned classes inside and outside the ministry convert their ideas to applicable distinguished results serving ministry’s vision and country's competitiveness.


  • To develop economic policies and legislations according to the best international standards of a competitive knowledge economy
  • To develop and diversify national industries.
  • To regulate and develop the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and national business pioneering sectors.
  • To increase the country's attractiveness for investments.
  • To enable appropriate business practices and protect consumers and intellectual property rights.
  • To enhance the country’s competitiveness in foreign markets and develop its relations with other countries in a way that serves its commercial interests.
  • To secure providing all administrative services as per quality, efficiency and transparency.




The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.

UNWTO encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, to maximize tourism’s socio-economic contribution while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), geared towards reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development worldwide.

UNWTOgenerates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world.

UNWTO’s membership includes 157 countries, 6 Associate Members and 500 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.


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Jumeirah Group

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAHTM Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 22 hotels in 9 countries. Jumeirah’s STAY DIFFERENT™ promise delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service. The world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts in the UAE includes the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah World Trade Centre Residences and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

Jumeirah also manages properties in Kuwait, Baku, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain), the Maldives and Shanghai. Jumeirah runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE.


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Oxford Business Group


Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global publishing, research and consultancy firm, which publishes economic intelligence on the markets of the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

OBG offers comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic and sectoral developments, including banking, capital markets, energy, infrastructure, industry and insurance.

OBG’s acclaimed economic and business reports are the leading source of local and regional intelligence, while OBG’s online economic briefings provide up-to-date in-depth analysis. OBG’s consultancy arm offers tailor-made market intelligence and advice to firms operating in these markets and those looking to enter them.


2016 Partners