The Global Education and Skills Forum offers delegates special travel deals to Dubai, and getting around the city.


Airline recommendation

Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for the Global Education and Skills Forum and Global Teacher Prize 2019. Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 155 current destinations worldwide – and they are expanding their route network all the time. 

Use your Promotion Code below to get special fares on Emirates (applicable for Registered delegates of GESF only):

Promotion Code:  EVE6GSF

Travel validity: 17 March – 29 March 2019

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Terms and Conditions:

  • Outbound and Inbound travel must be within the validity period. Destination offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates direct flights. (including interline flights to gateway cities).  Discount applicable: 10% off on Saver, Flex and flex Plus online fares on Business class and Economy class return fares. No discount is applicable on First Class. The offer is valid ONLY for return travel from Emirates gateway cities to DXB and not from DXB to elsewhere in the world. The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer. Regular charges apply for any modification and changes as per the fare rules and conditions. All Emirates Skywards members will receive Skywards Miles for this trip when booked using the promotional code. Complementary chauffeur-driven car for Business class passengers.


Airport Meet and Greet

‘Marhaba’ or ‘Welcome’ in Arabic is an exclusive meet and greet service that assists you on arrival / departure at Dubai International Airport. From speedy clearance through arrivals or departures, to helping with transfers, baggage and family travel, the Marhaba service provides a swift and safe passage through the airport. For more information or to book their service directly visit their website.



Taxis are a very popular way to get around Dubai. They are safe, efficient, metered and usually accept card payment. Find out more here.


Shuttle bus to GESF

A shuttle bus will travel to and from the Novotel al Barsha hotel and the Atlantis, The Palm every morning and afternoon of the Global Education and Skills Forum. Please check the signs at the hotels for bus times.