Al Shaab Village aims for 250,000 visitors

Al Shaab Village

The only permanent exhibition centre in the UAE, Al Shaab Village, is aiming at hosting more tourists through their special platform with travel agents and tour operators to reach their target of 250,000 visitors a month. TT Bureau In the past few years Al Shaab Village has welcomed over 180,000 …

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Largest ATM ever turns ‘experiential’

Simon Press

Keeping up with the current travel trends, the Arabian Travel Market this year will focus on three key areas – experiential, halal and luxury travel and how the tourism business is responding to the demands of the digital world, reveals Senior Exhibition Director Simon Press. Shehara Rizly  Q Could you …

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Latin WTM to host 650 exhibitors

Charlie Cracknell

The 5th WTM Latin America aims to attract more than 6,000 industry executives, says Charlie Cracknell, Senior Exhibition Director, WTM Latin America, WTM Connect Asia & International Golf Travel Market. TT Bureau Q What are your expectations from the exhibition this year? WTM Latin America this year will be held …

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MICE and luxury travel to the fore


This year’s edition of MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress attracted more than 60 global suppliers and over 150 buyers signaling the potential of the GGC’s MICE & luxury travel market. TT Bureau The 5th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress (MALT) concluded on a strong and positive note …

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WTM Latin America from April 4-6

Charlie Cracknell

Charlie Cracknell, Senior Exhibition Director, WTM Latin America, WTM Connect Asia & International Golf Travel Market, discusses with the expectations they have from the event this year. TT Bureau Q How many exhibitors and buyers are you expecting at WTM Latin America this year? WTM Latin America 2017 will be …

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Inaugural ITB China in May


Nearly 20 exhibitors from the Middle East region are expected to attend the event, scheduled to take place from May 10-12, 2017, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Conference Center. TT Bureau The three-day event gathers international destinations, service and travel technology providers in Shanghai connecting them with handpicked …

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FITUR attracts new markets


The 37th staging of the International Tourism Trade Fair organised by IFEMA, FITUR will be held at Feria de Madrid from January 18-22. It will attract the worldwide tourism industry and confirm the trends that will set the pace for the entire 2017. Ana Larrañaga, Director, FITUR, shares with TravTalk. …

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Renewed optimism in Turkey with AME ’17


The congress, meeting and event industry exhibition, ACE of MICE (AME), will be held from February 22-24, 2017, in Istanbul. Selin Kamil, International Relations Executive, ACE of MICE Exhibition, says the event will address issues such as crisis communication and management. Shehara Rizly Q) What is the focus of the …

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New offerings @WTM


As the world comes together at WTM, businesswise it is expected to rise above last year’s record $3.23 billion (£2.5 billion). The Middle East, with over 150 exhibitors from the six emirates and GCC, will be well represented. Simon Press, Senior Director, WTM London, tells more. TT Bureau Give us …

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