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Siddhalepa promotes wellness tourism

On the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market, Siddhalepa Ayurveda Hospital, a Sri Lankan hospital providing Ayurveda treatments to ailments, conducted a power breakfast for travel agents and selected media interested in promoting health and wellness in the Middle East region. The event was graced by Alexi Gunasekara, Consul General …

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130 agents from GCC attend Marhaba ’24

After its successful first edition in Oman last year, Marhaba France-Spain’s second edition took place in the capital of the United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi – a few weeks prior to the Arabian Travel Market, Dubai. About 80 exhibitors from both destinations took part in the event with over …

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TAT drive for ‘unforgettable experiences’

Thailand has announced a rapid growth in the number of tourist arrivals from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region during 2023, an increase of 28 per cent from the previous year. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has also launched ‘Amazing Thailand: Your Stories Never End’, a new campaign aimed at …

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South Africa impresses ME travel trade

South African Tourism board conducted several workshops with travel trade in the UAE and a special press conference for media at the Arabian Travel Market in order to showcase their diverse offerings most suitable for the region’s travellers. Neliswa Nkani, Hub Head – MEISEA, South African Tourism, presented a 360-degree …

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15 mn tourists visit Egypt in 2023

In spite of the conflicts in neighbouring countries, Egypt welcomed record 15 million tourists in 2023. It was announced at ATM 2024, held in Dubai recently. Egypt showcased its commitment to enhancing the tourist experience and attracting new visitors from the UAE, GCC, and other parts of the world by …

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Aiming 27.3 mn visitors in ’24

Malaysia, one of the most sought-after destinations by GCC travellers, continue to focus on the region. GCC region is a lucrative global market in terms of high spending travellers. Dr Shehara Rizly The official contingent of dignitaries arriving from Malaysia to participate at the Arabian Travel Market last month reiterated …

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Balancing tourism & biodiversity

UN Tourism, a specialised agency of the United Nations, is strategising innovative ways to educate and take forward the sustainable development practices around the world. Basmah Al-Mayman, Regional Director for the Middle East, UN Tourism, shares insights on policies carried out by way of education, investment, innovation and technology to …

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Seychelles, Emirates strengthen bond

Tourism Seychelles showcased their diverse offerings at the Arabian Travel Market, held recently in Dubai. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Seychelles, led the contingent of nine partners from the country, which included hotels and DMCs. Among some of the strategic collaborations they made was the renewal of …

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Mallorca shines in GCC tourism spotlight

Spain tourism in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) brought in almost 30 partners for the Arabian Travel Market to showcase the diverse offerings to the existing clientele and also meet new clientele. The NTO focussed on 4 Balearic Islands – Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. For the first time, Mallorca …

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RezLive celebrates partnerships at ATM

RezLive.com took centre stage at Arabian Travel Market 2024, held recently in Dubai. The event served as a platform for the company to showcase its innovative solutions and reaffirm its dedication to empowering travel professionals worldwide. The company’ pavilion captivated attendees with its infectious enthusiasm and unwavering commitment to fostering …

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