Arabian Travel Market, the much-awaited event of the year, will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 1-4 May 2023. More than 2,000 exhibitors and 34,000 visitors from 150 countries are expected to attend this year’s event, which focuses on its journey towards net zero objective for 2030. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman, Sharjah Tourism and Commerce Development Authority, shares his view.
The Sharjah Tourism and Commerce Development Authority is proud to participate in the Arabian Travel Market 2023, a significant event for the global tourism industry. Our aim is to showcase latest developments and future plans for the industry while promoting the responsible and sustainable tourism practices that we are fully committed to. We look forward to collaborating with other industry players, sharing our experiences, and seeking innovative solutions to promote responsible and sustainable tourism practices with confidence. The event’s theme, ‘Working Towards Net Zero,’ is particularly relevant and timely as we aspire to create a sustainable future for travel and tourism. We are excited to showcase Sharjah’s tourism potential across various sectors, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, as we travel our own journey to net-zero. We believe that this year’s event will provide us with an ideal platform to connect with key stakeholders.