EXHIBITIONS

3.3 million visitors make it to DWTC

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Dubai World Trade Centre Authority (DWTCA), the region’s largest trade venue, witnessed 3.3 million delegates, and attendees participated in 353 MiCE and business events in 2017. This was a strong 10 per cent increase from 2016 on the back of proven participant ROI for foreign firms. The top performing events …

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ME gains prominence at ITB China

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The second edition of ITB China will open doors from May 16-18, 2018 in Shanghai. With 31 new exhibitors from the Middle East participating in this networking event, David Axiotis, General Manager, ITB China talks about how the fair is soon becoming a lucrative source market. shares with TravTalk. Shehara …

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Now, secure a career in travel

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Research shows that tourism employment in the UAE is expected to grow to 394,000 by 2026 and 781,000 by 2027 in Saudi Arabia. At Arabian Travel Market, the maiden student conference titled ‘Career in travel’ will be hosted as part of its special events lined up for the exhibition. TT …

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Shurooq for bespoke visitors at ATM

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Arabian Travel Market is the most exclusive networking platform in the Middle East. Sharjah’s investment arm, Shurooq participates every year to display its myriad offerings targeting the niche clientele. HE Marwan Al Serkal, CEO, Shurooq, talks about their plans with TRAVTALK. TT Bureau Q How important is ATM for Shurooq? …

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Setting eyes on new travel trends

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With a focus on the growing travel, tourism and hospitality trends in the region, attendees at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) share their insights on emerging market movements, and how well it will benefit the trade in the region as it heads for Expo 2020. SHEHARA RIZLY Abdulla Al Dah …

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Sustainibility to drive business

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Apart from the usual global stage and travel tech seminars, the special emphasis on Arabian Travel Market Student Conference is a way to ensure the sustainable tourism future of tomorrow, believes Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, Arabian Travel Market. TT Bureau Q) What will be new at ATM this year? …

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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

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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

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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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