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The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) encourages the development of Dubai’s tourism industry through appropriate regulation and oversight. This means we can ensure a high standard of experience for all visitors across every tourism touch point.

Overview

The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) encourages the development of Dubai’s tourism industry through appropriate regulation and oversight. This means we can ensure a high standard of experience for all visitors across every tourism touch point.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Classifying all hotels, hotel apartments and guest houses
  • Providing licensing services for all tourism-related activities
  • Providing permit services for events, conferences and exhibitions
  • Simplifying procedures while meeting the requirements and quality criteria of DTCM's general policies
  • Following up with tourism licenses in accordance with UAE laws and administrative orders, while observing the Arabic and Islamic traditions and values
  • Liaising with other government departments, as required.

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