EVENTS

30 day countdown begins for Expo’20

30 day countdown begins for Expo’20 Expo 2020 is now just thirty days away as it opens doors on October 1 for guests both onsite and online. Shehara Rizly Diving into the expo zone, it is a city beyond comparison, as always Dubai has successfully brought out a magnificent city …

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WTM London 2021 goes hybrid

Travel professionals from around the globe are able to register for WTM London 2021, which will be held for the first time in an innovative hybrid format. The physical event will take place at ExCeL, London on November 1-3, 2021 and will be followed by WTM Virtual from November 8-9, …

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Malaysia: To present ‘Rainforest Canopy’ at Expo 2020

Malaysia is set to transport visitors at Expo 2020 Dubai to a rainforest experience, with sustainability themes and displays of its rich culture and arts. On October 1, 2021, Malaysia will open its `Rainforest Canopy’ pavilion providing international visitors at the expo a unique and immersive rainforest experience. Visitors can …

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GTS Countdown begins

Middle East’s only virtual travel show, Gulf Travel Show, is back with its third edition. Connecting the trade digitally, Gulf Travel Show is introducing new features including a business day focused only on buyers from Saudi Arabia. Shehara Rizly Partnering for the third edition, HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, …

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Women take lead in events sector

Introducing a new campaign to increase the involvement of women, Sum of us, takes centre stage. Shehara Rizly Addressing the gathering at the UFI MEA conference Trixie LohMirmand, Executive Vice President at the Dubai World Trade Centre stated, “As mentioned earlier by HE Helal Al Marri about the new initiative …

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Marhaba Europe attracts GCC

It was a refreshing change as the rules and regulations eased out for the travel and tourism sector in Dubai to host events under strict compliance, hence the Marhaba Europe brought together four of the tourism boards with 60+ partners and 80+ travel professionals from the region for two days …

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150 global participants at UFI MEA

After almost 15 months of digital meetings, the first onsite in-person event in the business events sector was hosted by Dubai World Trade Centre on May 26. UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry Middle East and Africa Conference 2021 successfully concluded with over 150 participants from across the …

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ATM bringing back business

It was four days of pure networking between travel, tourism and hospitality industry partners at the first onsite trade show – Arabian Travel Market. Exhibitors from 62 destinations participated at this year’s edition along with buyers from 39 destinations, taking the total to 11,000 visitors. Industry leaders share their experience. …

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GTS triumphs in Middle East

Over 2,100 one-on-one meetings, 1,500 visitors with 35+ exhibitors concluded the second edition of the most unique virtual event in the region, the GTS 2021, two days of networking with an overwhelming response spearheading the recovery of the industry in the region. Manoharan Periasamy, Senior Director of International, Promotion Asia …

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Spanish breaks revisited virtually

Turespaña – Spain Tourism Office GCC hosted a tri-series webinar to showcase the many offerings by the destination. The key focus was on beaches, nature, shopping and luxury along with introducing few new destinations that would be ideal for the travelers from GCC looking to travel to different regions in …

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