According to a June declaration, Dubai is aiming to be a fashion hub by 2020. The retail sector is forecast to grow to Dh151 billion by 2015 and tourist numbers are expected to hit 20 million in the next seven years. With no major modeling centre in the region (Istanbul is the closest in the West, with Singapore and India to the East) and plenty of luxury consumers, Dubai could be a viable modeling destination in the near future. It may also perhaps prompt an increase of Arab models, and diversity is never a bad thing.
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