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Starting a Travel and Tourism Business in Dubai

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Dubai is currently the leading dream destination in the world, considering the fact where the rest of the world is living under a global lockdown and people have no place to go. This article explains how to capitalize on this by setting up a tourism company in Dubai.

Top reasons why Dubai is the best place for travel and tourism business:

Dubai, with its ultra-modern aura, amazing nightlife, mind-boggling architecture, exotic lifestyle has successfully grabbed all the attention.

Dubai is the perfect tourism destination for the following:

  • Exotic and tax-free lifestySafety and great quality of life
  • Global hub and a melting point of cultures
  • Easy visa policies
  • Attractive holiday locations
  • Architectural marvels and iconic landmarks

License under DED

To operate a travel and tourism business in Dubai, an applicant must obtain a tourism license in Dubai.
There are three types of tourism activities offered under the travel company license, mainly as:
  • Travel Agency
  • Inbound Travel operator
  • Outbound travel operator

Legal Structure of a travel and tourism company in Dubai

If an applicant chooses to establish the company in the mainland, such company can be operated as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) or a Sole Proprietorship.

What are the commercial activities that can be undertaken under a tourism license in Dubai?

While securing a tourism license in Dubai, one can also do the following activities:
  • Issue travel insurance
  • Offer car rental services
  • Sell flight, railway and bus tickets
  • Offer accommodation and staycation choices
  • Offer tourism packages
  • Sell adventure packages

Required list of documents for the license:

  • Valid passport copies of the applicants
  • Work qualification certification
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Filled application form of tourism license
  • Obtain an NOC issued by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority
  • Business Plan highlighting economic and technical feasibility

It is crucial to team up with experienced business setup consultants to start a new business in Dubai, UAE.

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