Dubai Municipality’s project to renovate the emirate’s public beaches will be completed by December, the authority said on Sunday.
The works include covering the beaches of Al Mamzar Corniche, Jumeirah 1 and Jumeirah 3 with sand, protecting the beaches from strong waves and increasing the area of Umm Suqeim 1 beach.
Dawoud Al Hajri, director general of Dubai Municipality, said that much attention is being given to maintaining the beaches in the emirate, considering their importance to the tourism industry.
The upcoming winter tourist season is expected to be one of the busiest in Dubai for many years.
Analysts said sports tourists heading to the UAE this winter are expected to boost the local hospitality and event economy.
A recent report by online travel agency Musafir found travelers chose the UAE because of its proximity to major sporting events, as well as family-oriented activities, personal safety, security, room availability, shopping, adventure sports and connectivity. it’s seamless.
In 2020, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, announced plans to create new beaches and millions of square meters of green space.
The plans include the development of 12 kilometers of Dubai’s beaches, with a size of 1 million square meters, from Al Mamzar beach to Umm Suqeim 2. He said the projects are being developed at a cost of Dh500 million.
Updated: October 09, 2022, 8:42 PM