Plan Your Visit

We are delighted to confirm partnerships with Dubai’s leading tourism, travel and airline organisations, including:

Airline Partner

Dubai Travel Agent

Destination Partner

We have negotiated discounted rates on behalf and with our customers in mind. We encourage our customers to book through our partners early for the best selection and prices.



Madinat Jumeirah - 6 King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Dubai

Event Opening Times

Monday 8 November:
VIP Programme: 08.00 – 18.00
AOW Opening: 16.00 – 21.00
Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 November:
Conference & Exhibition: 08.00 – 18.00
Networking Event: 18.00 – 21.00
Thursday 11 November:
Conference & Exhibition: 08.00 – 16.00
Farewell Braai 16.00 – 20.00


Emirates – Airline Partner

Delegates traveling to Dubai for Africa Oil Week can claim a discount by booking with Emirates. Emirates have excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 100 current destinations worldwide.  Emirates current network and services can be found here.

Use your Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates.
Promotional code:                  EVE6AAW
Travel Validity:                       3 November 2021 – 17 November 2021

Book your travel today and enter the above promotional code when you book. T&Cs can be found at the bottom of this page.


AOW has secured special offers at both the 5* Kempinski Mall of the Emirates Hotel and the 5* Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel in Dubai for all attendees. The hotels are located just a short distance to the event venue, Madinat Jumeirah, and a shuttle bus will operate between both hotels and the venue at specific times during the day.  

To take advantage of the preferential rates at the Kempinski please click here.  Please note that rates are valid for bookings between Sunday 7th – Friday 12th November 2021 and rates will be held until Thursday 14 October so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The Sheraton are able to offer a 10% discount on their current bedroom rates.  To take advantage of this offer please email Manju Reddy here with your requirements.

If you wish to stay at another location, our accommodation partner Orient Tours, have secured other discounted rates at a selection of Dubai hotels, all chosen for their quality and proximity to the Madinat Jumeriah. Please contact Orient Tours for the best selection and prices: Yasser Ali Meer [email protected].



Please check with your local embassy/consulate or government department for up to date information regarding whether you need to obtain a visa in advance for travel to the United Arab Emirates.
Emirates airlines provides some helpful guidance around obtaining visas, please click here for more information.

If you have a confirmed flight with Emirates, they can assist with an online visa application.  Apply through the Manage your booking section on the Emirates website.

Our travel partner Orient Tours can also obtain a visa for you – please contact them for their services: Yasser Ali Meer, [email protected]

Transfers and Excursion

Once you're in Dubai, there are a number of ways to get to AOW.

Contact Orient Tours to prebook your transfer from the airport to the Summit. They also offer many other travel options with discounted prices including:

  • Chauffeur services in Dubai
  • Transfers to Abu-Dhabi
  • ​Dinner and private transfers
  • A wide range of tours and activities including visits to the Burj Khalifa, the Palm, Dune Bashing and Desert Safaris.
Contact Orient Tours direct to book: Yasser Ali Meer, [email protected]


What is Dubai doing to keep us safe?

AOW has partnered with Dubai Tourism, our Destination Partner, to ensure we welcome you safely to AOW 2021. 

Dubai is ready and open to welcome all visitors - it was recognised by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and received its Safe Travels stamp for its safety protocols in place. Find out all the procedures to keep you safe here.

Explore Dubai

Dubai is a city that needs to be seen to be believed. Find out all you need to know about the place of endless possibilities here.

Things to do - adventure, culture, shopping… name it and you'll find it here in Dubai. Browse all the unforgettable experiences for all kinds of explorers here.


Emirates Terms and Conditions
  • Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period
  • Destinations: 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 Flex and Flex Plus online fares on First Class, Business Class and on Economy Class return fares. 5% off on Saver fares on Business Class and Economy Class
  • Regular charges apply for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.
  • The promotional code should be displayed on a secured website which is accessed by the attendees
  • All Emirates Skywards members will receive Skywards Miles for this trip when booked using the promotional code
  • Complimentary chauffeur-driven car for Business Class passengers
  • Learn more about Emirates Multi-risk Travel Insurance here
  • Latest travel requirements for Dubai, please browse here 

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