EXHIBITIONS

WiT ME makes a comeback

TTME APRIL 2019 -PG - 3

The exponential growth in terms of technology in the Middle East has enabled more online presence in the travel sector. After successful shows in 2014 and 2015, Web in Travel (WiT) is back at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach on April 9, 2019. In conversation with its Founder & MD, Siew …

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RAK showcases diversity at Fitur

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 17

In a continuous effort to strengthen Ras Al Khaimah’s popularity in European markets, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) increased its participation in key European travel trade exhibitions in the first month of 2019. TT Bureau They started off the year by participating in Fitur, Spain, for the very …

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Live life the German way

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 11

Each year, the German National Tourist Board plans out its global campaign and a more focused one for the Gulf Corporation Council countries in both B2B and B2C segments. Sigrid de Mazeires, Director—Gulf countries, German National Tourist Office, shares an insight to the board’s plans. Shehara Rizly Could you tell …

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Relax, revive and rejuvenate

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 9

Given its rich history of Ayurveda treatments, Sri Lanka demonstrates holistic therapies to living a healthy lifestyle. Here’s a sneak peek into the insights from a few wellness experts… Shehara Rizly Dr Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Six of Sri Lanka’s leading wellness resorts participated at …

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In-destination services @ITB

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 6

ITB Berlin, from March 6-10, 2019, will lay emphasis on promoting and selling in-destination services, as a result of which tours, technology and activities will remain a key focus, shares Dr Martin Buck, Senior Vice President—Travel & Logistics, Messe Berlin. Shehara Rizly What new can visitors expect at ITB Berlin …

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Riyadh preps for travel fair

TTME MARCH 2019-PAGE 3

Sheikh Imran Hafeez, Director of Sales & Marketing, ASAS Exhibitions and Conference Organizing Company, shares details of Riyadh Travel Fair that is being held from March 28-30. TT Bureau As one of the biggest travel and tourism events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Travel Fair provides a great …

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All roads lead to Germany

TTME MARCH 2019- COVER STORY

ITB Berlin 2019, to be held from March 6-10 at Messe Berlin, attracts six emirates from the UAE with Expo 2020 Dubai and Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority as new additions from the Middle East. SHEHARA RIZLY HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority We …

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$3.9bn hotel deals by 2023: SHIC

TTME JANUARY 2019 - PAGE 7

Set to be held at Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter from January 22-23, 2019, the second edition of Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) will provide a forum for more than 300 hotel investors, owners, developers and operators to discuss the growth of the hospitality industry in the Kingdom. TT Bureau …

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Stay abreast of the latest food trends

TTME DEC 2018 - PG 5

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy PM, Minister of Presidential Affairs & Chairman, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, the 9th SIAL Middle East, the regional food, beverage and hospitality trade event, is set to be held at ADNEC from December 10-12. TT Bureau …

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Boost for medical tourism industry

TTME NOV 2018 - PG 21

With the capital’s vision to become the most trusted medical tourism destination by 2030, DCT Abu Dhabi recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Medical Tourism Association (MTA), to host MTA’s annual World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress in Abu Dhabi. TT Bureau The World Medical Tourism & …

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