RTA, Big Bus ink pact on water bus
services for tourists


Source:  www.khaleejtimes.com

The Public Transport Agency of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Double Decker Bus Tours LLC to draw up joint strategies and plans to boost marine transit service in the emirate.

Dubai Double deckerEisa Abdul Rahman Al Dosari, CEO of the Public Transport Agency, and Chris Crompton, General Manager of the Double Decker Bus Tours LLC, signed the agreement.

According to the agreement, the Public Transport Agency will offer tourists dispatched by the 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.

Speaking on the event, Eisa Abdul Rahman Al Dosari said: “Through signing this agreement, the Public Transport Agency will work with the 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 and social fields, and boost the tourist industry of Dubai. This will be materialised through the Double Decker Bus Tours LLC directing its tourists arriving in Dubai to use the Water Bus in their travels within the emirate; which will enrich their tourist experience in an enjoyable and comfortable manner.”

Chris Crompton expressed his pleasure over the signing of the agreement with the agency. “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.”