Dubai reveals finalists of international Futurism Programme 2019

Dubai Tourism will announce the winning start-up and a runner-up on 8 October 2019

Aimed at creating innovative tourism experiences, the third edition is being held in collaboration with Accenture
Aimed at creating innovative tourism experiences, the third edition is being held in collaboration with Accenture

Dubai Tourism has announced the 10 finalists of its international Futurism Programme 2019.

Aimed at creating innovative tourism experiences, the third edition is being held in collaboration with Accenture.

The 10 shortlisted start-ups are Stayhopper, Ads-Flight, Stayology, Further Network, Ariadne Maps, Airlines Technology, Omniflow S.A, Chatdesk, Cerebri AI and Xandar Kardian.

The 2019 edition of the programme provides entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase innovative technology solutions to help drive a variety of Futurism themes, including hyper personalisation; connected travel; digitising operations; first choice destination; conscious travel; and ‘phygital’ experience.

A total of 155 start-ups worldwide submitted applications for the third edition of the programme.  From this list of entries, the 10 most innovative concepts were shortlisted for the final round by a special judging panel comprising representatives of the programme’s partners.

The annual start-up programme also has the support of industry partners and investors including Tajawal- Seera Group, Atlantis The Palm, Emaar Hospitality Group and the Emirates Group.

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