EVENTS

Women take lead in events sector

Introducing a new campaign to increase the involvement of women, Sum of us, takes centre stage. Shehara Rizly Addressing the gathering at the UFI MEA conference Trixie LohMirmand, Executive Vice President at the Dubai World Trade Centre stated, “As mentioned earlier by HE Helal Al Marri about the new initiative …

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Marhaba Europe attracts GCC

It was a refreshing change as the rules and regulations eased out for the travel and tourism sector in Dubai to host events under strict compliance, hence the Marhaba Europe brought together four of the tourism boards with 60+ partners and 80+ travel professionals from the region for two days …

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150 global participants at UFI MEA

After almost 15 months of digital meetings, the first onsite in-person event in the business events sector was hosted by Dubai World Trade Centre on May 26. UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry Middle East and Africa Conference 2021 successfully concluded with over 150 participants from across the …

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ATM bringing back business

It was four days of pure networking between travel, tourism and hospitality industry partners at the first onsite trade show – Arabian Travel Market. Exhibitors from 62 destinations participated at this year’s edition along with buyers from 39 destinations, taking the total to 11,000 visitors. Industry leaders share their experience. …

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GTS triumphs in Middle East

Over 2,100 one-on-one meetings, 1,500 visitors with 35+ exhibitors concluded the second edition of the most unique virtual event in the region, the GTS 2021, two days of networking with an overwhelming response spearheading the recovery of the industry in the region. Manoharan Periasamy, Senior Director of International, Promotion Asia …

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Spanish breaks revisited virtually

Turespaña – Spain Tourism Office GCC hosted a tri-series webinar to showcase the many offerings by the destination. The key focus was on beaches, nature, shopping and luxury along with introducing few new destinations that would be ideal for the travelers from GCC looking to travel to different regions in …

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Rewarding trade partners at ATA

Arabian Travel Awards (ATA): In an industry that works tirelessly to ensure that people get their well-deserved breaks, industry partners being recognised for their efforts is the perfect way to complement their work. Once again, Arabian Travel Awards will return to bestow on the industry the recognition it deserves. Surviving …

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60+ countries at Arabian Travel Market

The much awaited Arabian Travel Market kicks off from 16th to 19th May 2021 at the World Trade Center after battling a pandemic over the past year. Danielle Curtis, Exhibitor Director Middle East, Arabian Travel Market shares more about the event with TRAVTALK . Shehara Rizly Q What is the …

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Revisiting Andalusia & Costa del Sol

The first session in a tri-series webinar was concluded with over 180 agents across the Middle East region attending the one-hour webinar focused on Andalusia and Costa del Sol. Daniel Rosado Bayon, Director, Spain Tourism GCC was joined by partners from the four destinations. Shehara Rizly Starting off the session, …

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