The Public Transport Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has recently signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Double Decker Bus Tours LLC providing for the two parties to draw up joint strategies and plans to link the services of the Big Bus of Double Decker Bus Tours LLC; which is subject of a huge attention from a wide spectrum of visitors and tourists pouring in Dubai from various corners of the globe, with RTA’s marine transit modes; in a step aimed to boost the marine transit service in the Emirate.
In a gathering held by the two parties at RTA’s Head Office, Umm Al Ramool, the Agreement was signed on behalf of the RTA by the CEO of RTA Public Transport Agency Eisa Abdul-Rahman Al Dosari, and on behalf of Double Decker Bus Tours LLC by the General Manager Chris Crompton.
Speaking on the event, the CEO of Public Transport Authority Eisa Abdul-Rahman Al Dosari said, “Through signing this partnership Agreement, the Public Transport Agency will work with Double Decker Bus Tours LLC to achieve a host of objectives and strategic goals which will be to the benefit of the tourist marine transport, reflect positively on the economic & social fields, and boost the tourist industry of the Dubai Emirate. This will be materialized through Double Decker Bus Tours LLC directing its tourists arriving in Dubai to use the Water Bus in their travels within the Dubai Emirate; which will enrich their tourist experience in an enjoyable and comfortable manner.
“The Public Transport Agency will offer tourists dispatched by Double Decker Bus Tours LLC the opportunity of riding the Water Bus and treating themselves to an enjoyable marine cruise between the two shores of the Dubai Creek,” added Al Dosari.
For his part, the General Manager of Double Decker Bus Tours LLC Chris Crompton expressed his extreme pleasure over the signing of the Agreement with the Public Transport Agency saying: “We are excited to support this strategic initiative of the RTA and take part in building the future of Dubai through signing this Agreement with the Public Transport Agency which will enable us have an effective contribution in boosting the public transport network and tourist marine transport; which in turn will help boost the profile of Dubai in the tourist map of the region and the world over.
“Double Decker Bus Tours LLC will play a vital and key role in achieving this joint objective through promoting the Water Bus and Water Taxi services among its clientele of tourists and visitors, and the Co. will showcase the Water Bus and the Water Taxi services in its leaflets and brochures where a jointly agreed fare will be applied.