Perth and Dubai in dual-trip push

Tourism Australia and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) have formed a joint marketing agreement to attract UK C&I business. The two tourist boards are looking to encourage trips combining two nights in Dubai with five nights in Perth. They are also in final discussions with Emirates to join the initiative. "The two destinations complement each other," said Tourism Australia business tourism manager Mara Patterson. "In seven days delegates can experience two very different cultures. Perth is just 11 hours from Dubai, so it brings Australia even closer."

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