ATM: The backbone of inbound tourism

Nasir Jamal Khan

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has witnessed steady growth in recent years, with more exhibitors joining in the event every year. It has become one of the largest travel and tourism trade exhibitions, connecting the whole world on one single platform. Participation at ATM is important not just for the …

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Increasing need for travel insurance

Arijit Munshi+Lucian Ale

With the growing importance of opting for an insurance while travelling abroad, the travel insurance market is showing positive growth, riding on the upward swing within the global tourism industry. TT Bureau Industry experts forecast a strong growth for the travel insurance industry. According to a report published by Allied …

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Visionary entrepreneur: Ishrat Ali Khan

Ishrat Ali Khan -A

An exemplary leader, who owns four companies and plays multiple roles in the competitive business environment, Ishrat Ali Khan, Group Managing Director, Al Wasl Yachts, has made an impact as one of the most innovative young businessmen in the UAE. TT Bureau In 1997, Ishrat Ali Khan began his journey …

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Global Village aims at 5.5 mn visitors

Ahmad Hussain bin Essa

The multicultural festival park opened its 21st season with a record number of 2.3 million guests during the first two months. This season Global Village promises to take its guests on a journey by ‘discovering a new world every day.’ Shehara Rizly Global Village welcomes its guests from November 1, …

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AVIAREPS represents Bahrain


AVIAREPS has been appointed as market representative for the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and China. TT Bureau AVIAREPS will be responsible for proactively coordinating and developing the authority’s media relations, press events and familiarisation trips, and the organisation of roadshows and seminars in Central Europe …

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Business traveller trends 2017

Tune Protect

Mobile payments and travel assistance, location-based services and business travel specific insurance programs are all part of the trends influencing business travel in 2017. Tune Protect and Regency Travels of Qatar share an insight on the latest business traveller trends for the year. TT Bureau The outlook for business travel …

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UAE’s first premium-experience travel website, announced a partnership with Visa across the UAE, Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and launch of dedicated websites for Qatar and KSA. The move is a breakthrough in’s regional expansion and to the continuous increase in online travel bookings in the …

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Rail Europe chooses Elaf in KSA


Rail Europe, the worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes’ distribution, has expanded its strong sales network across the region by appointing one of the largest leading Travel and Hospitality conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, Elaf Travel and Tourism Company, as their GSA partner. TT Bureau Elaf Group has been …

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Versatile Dynamic Experts


A team of connoisseurs in travel, event management, MICE, leisure and hospitality has initiated one of the leading event management companies in the region with a sharp focus on the MICE industry, they will be intensifying their focus to expand their footprint worldwide. TT Bureau The name of the organization …

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