EXHIBITIONS

Spike in Indian visitors to GCC

The number of Indian tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81 per cent from 5.4 million in 2018 to 9.8 million in 2024, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10 per cent, according to the latest data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2020. …

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Middle East ups the tourism ante at WTM London

With 2019 being touted as a record year for WTM London, the Middle East is being considered as a significant contributor to it. The region’s recent strides in both inbound and outbound tourism are being felt across the world. TT Bureau Organisers predict 2019 to be a record year for WTM, boosted by …

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Middle East bets big on WTM

At World Travel Market (WTM) in London, tourist boards, travel companies and hotels from the MENA region will have a diverse new range of opportunities to connect and reap more business through the networking sessions. HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, SCTDA Our participation in leading global events such as …

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Bigger and Bolder ITB Asia 2019

ITB Asia this year is all set to witness deliberations from thought leaders on trends in the travel industry. The event will kick off from October 16-18, at Sands Expo and Convention Centre at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Katrina Leung, Managing Director, Messe Berlin (Singapore), shares more… TT Bureau …

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India to tap ME for medical tourism

For the upcoming CII Tamil Nadu Travel Mart (TTM), the Middle East is a crucial market. Its parallel event, CII Tamil Nadu Medical Travel Mart, in association with the Health Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, aims to be an eye opener for the ME buyers. TT Bureau The Confederation of …

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Leisure Moscow: Tech in focus

OTDYKH Leisure, commonly known as Leisure Moscow, shall mark its 25th edition from September 10-12, at Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow. The exhibition aims to lay focus on marketing territories, while encompassing the role of digital technology in tourism. TT Bureau Last year, the exhibition attracted 870 exhibitors from 41 countries …

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ME’s medical value @ TTM

S Sundar, Honorary Secretary, Tamil Nadu Travel Mart Society, throws light on the upcoming 2nd edition of Tamil Nadu Tourism Mart. He highlights how the mart will project ME as a potential market for Wellness and Medical Tourism. Shehara Rizly Could you share a brief about the event? The event …

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Expo 2020: 25 mn visitors

Dubai is geared up for the upcoming Expo 2020. Sanjive Khosla, Deputy Chief Visitor Experience Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, shares an update on the mega event, which is expected to bring around 25 million visitors to the country. TT Bureau What is the latest update from the Expo ground? The …

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ATM as a ground for discovery

Thousands of travel, tourism and hospitality professionals connect at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to share ideas, discuss businesses and identify potential markets. TT Bureau Mark Gsellman, Vice President—Theme Parks, Farah Experiences From thrill rides and recordbreaking rollercoasters to the region’s most beloved waterpark – Yas Island’s theme parks offer unparalleled …

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