EXHIBITIONS

Seal(ed) the deal at Airport Show

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The 18th edition of the Airport Show concluded recently with participants reporting signing of substantial deals worth millions and collaborations. The largest annual event-of-its-kind hosted over 350 exhibitors from 60 countries, with the largest number of dedicated pavilions ever. TT Bureau This year’s Airport Show witnessed the largest number of …

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15,000 attendees at ITB China

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The second ITB China held in Shanghai was bigger and better with 15,000 buyers and visitors. Compared to the inaugural event in 2017, the gross exhibition space as well as the number of attendees rose by 50 per cent this year. TT Bureau Around 800 buyers marked their participation at …

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3.3 million visitors make it to DWTC

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Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA), the region’s largest trade venue, witnessed 3.3 million delegates, and attendees participated in 353 MiCE and business events in 2017. This was a strong 10 per cent increase from 2016 on the back of proven participant ROI for foreign firms. The top performing events …

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ME gains prominence at ITB China

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The second edition of ITB China will open doors from May 16-18, 2018 in Shanghai. With 31 new exhibitors from the Middle East participating in this networking event, David Axiotis, General Manager, ITB China talks about how the fair is soon becoming a lucrative source market. shares with TravTalk. Shehara …

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Now, secure a career in travel

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 4_2ND STORY

Research shows that tourism employment in the UAE is expected to grow to 394,000 by 2026 and 781,000 by 2027 in Saudi Arabia. At Arabian Travel Market, the maiden student conference titled ‘Career in travel’ will be hosted as part of its special events lined up for the exhibition. TT …

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Shurooq for bespoke visitors at ATM

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 4

Arabian Travel Market is the most exclusive networking platform in the Middle East. Sharjah’s investment arm, Shurooq participates every year to display its myriad offerings targeting the niche clientele. HE Marwan Al Serkal, CEO, Shurooq, talks about their plans with TRAVTALK. TT Bureau Q How important is ATM for Shurooq? …

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Setting eyes on new travel trends

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With a focus on the growing travel, tourism and hospitality trends in the region, attendees at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) share their insights on emerging market movements, and how well it will benefit the trade in the region as it heads for Expo 2020. SHEHARA RIZLY Abdulla Al Dah …

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Sustainibility to drive business

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Apart from the usual global stage and travel tech seminars, the special emphasis on Arabian Travel Market Student Conference is a way to ensure the sustainable tourism future of tomorrow, believes Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, Arabian Travel Market. TT Bureau Q) What will be new at ATM this year? …

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Innovation is key at Riyadh Travel Fair

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 5-A

Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2018, Saudi Arabia’s leading travel industry showcase, concluded its tenth edition at the Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh held from April 10-13, 2018. Bander’ Al Gryni, General Manager, ASAS Exhibitions, shares highlights of the event with TravTalk. TT Bureau Q) Could you share a brief about this …

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Over 40k attendees at ATM 2018

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The Arabian Travel market opens doors from April 22-25, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Over 2,500 exhibiting companies with around 40,000 attendees from over 150 countries will ensure a steady network with the most important B2B clients from around the world on a single platform. SHEHARA RIZLY HE Khalid …

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