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Expo 2020 Dubai hosts 100,000 visitors at Terra pavilion

Expo 2020 Dubai is ready to welcome the world in October 2021 after hosting more than 100,000 visitors at Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion.

Terra at Expo 2020 Dubai which has now been postponed to 2021

Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion has now closed following its premiere, which enjoyed more than 100,000 visitors between January and April 2021.

Expo 2020 Dubai’s Pavilions Premiere ended on April 10. Visitors were impressed with health and safety at the site, according to the Pavilions Premiere Satisfaction Survey.

Terra guests also enjoyed the Expo Rider service, which is a free bus service that transports visitors between the Dubai Mall and Expo 2020.

“As we continue to navigate this period of unprecedented change, we are delighted to have offered the UAE community the chance to preview the Sustainability Pavilion, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to bringing the world together and finding answers to our most pressing challenges,” said Marjan Faraidooni, CEO of Expo 2020 Dubai.

Terra closes after premiere

“Supported by our world-class partners, we have showcased our readiness to safely welcome the world and host a global event that not only excites and inspires, but also serves as a unique opportunity for humanity to come together in a spirit of optimism, hope and shared purpose.”

Terra urges visitors to consider the impact of their actions on the environment, also offering a look at the effect of consumerism on the planet.

Expo 2020 Dubai recently revealed that Terra is already inspiring visitors to make changes, with 96 percent of guests motivated to save water or use less plastic.

Sustainability at Expo 2020 Dubai

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“We have been truly humbled by the public’s response to the Expo Pavilions Premiere and Terra – the Sustainability Pavilion,” said Mohamed AlAnsaari, VP of communications at Expo 2020.

Terra’s architecture, exhibits and surroundings were showcased during the Pavilions Premiere, as guests took an interactive journey through the forest and ocean.

John Bull, director of Terra, is speaking at blooloop’s new conference on sustainability in visitor attractions, greenloop, which runs on April 20 and April 21.

Expo 2020 Dubai is on track to take place from October 1, 2021 until March 31, 2022.

Images: Expo 2020 Dubai

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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