Innovation is key at Riyadh Travel Fair

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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


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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Networking for new markets at ATM

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The Arabian Travel Market, that kicks off in Dubai from April 22, once again brings together the world on one stage with its myriad opportunities for the clientele and all the attendees. Professionals in the industry share their insights on their expectations from this year’s show with TravTalk. Mamoun Hmedan, …

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Unlocking trends of adventure travel


Al Ain became the first Arab city to host the Pacific Asia Travel Association Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (PATA ATRTCM) recently, further cementing the region’s commitment to position itself as a leading cultural, leisure and MiCE destination. TT Bureau Held on the theme ‘Adventure in a …

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Networking with MiCE professionals


The 5th ACE of MiCE in Turkey brought together global MiCE professionals from over 40 countries over a period of three days. Co-hosted by Turkish Airlines, the new motto for the event was ‘Everything you need for your meetings and events organisations is at ACE of MiCE exhibition.’ TT Bureau …

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Emphasis on revolutionary ways of travel


This year, ITB Berlin will witness Middle East occupying 3200 square meter in total space, with Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah tourism authorities having expanded their booths. David Ruetz, Head of ITB Berlin, tells TravTalk about the vast line-up at the five-day long leading travel trade exhibition. Shehara Rizly …

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Trade looks forward to ITB Berlin


The year begins once again with the most lucrative networking arena in Berlin from March 7-11. The Middle East secures its position by occupying nearly 3000 plus square feet in the exhibition area. In its 52nd edition, ITB Berlin is set to host over 160,000 visitors worldwide on one ground. …

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ME to lure German market at ITB


The most lucrative networking arena, 52nd ITB Berlin is set to take place from March 7-11. The Middle East secures its position by occupying 3200 square meter in the exhibition area. Altogether, the show’s management expects around 10,000 exhibitors and 160,000 visitors will attend the 26 halls on the exhibitions …

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Dawn of a new era of adventure tourism


Adventure and responsible tourism seem to be the most trending travel segments. This is evident in PATA hosting its annual Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 at Al Ain from February 21-23. Dr. Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA shares more details with TTME. Shehara Rizly Q) What will …

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Home-grown brands: Force to reckon with

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In the race up to Expo 2020, the United Arab Emirates is witnessing a surge in hotel brands – international as well as local – setting base in the region. The stand-alone, local brands are emerging as a real force to reckon with, giving tough competition to the existing hospitality …

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