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China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

China, Saudi Arabia and travel tech dominate Arabian Travel Market 2019 agenda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:54 0

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors to the event, which was ... Read More

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

German National Tourist Board wraps up successful participation at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:22 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) together with a host of leading German tourism trade partners, has wrapped up another highly successful participation in this ... Read More

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 18:30 0

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) along the partner participating companies have offered the diverse tourism products and services to the travellers and the tour operators / ... Read More

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

ATM: Machine learning and AI will revolutionize the way GCC tourism firms do business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 16:17 2

Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the GCC’s hospitality and travel sectors, but regional operators must strike ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

ATM to launch inaugural M.E. edition of Travel Forward in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:06 0

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry innovations at the Middle East’s ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12 1

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka Tourism discusses measures taken ... Read More

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

ATM: Tourism crucial for reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 19:40 0

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi Arabia’s dependence on oil revenues. ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21 1

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 20:10 0

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to become future market leaders, according ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 2

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:55 0

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) conference which gets underway tomorrow ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned to Arabian Travel Market with ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:04 1

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, officially inaugurated Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:15 0

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, April 28) ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 16:35 0

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 ... Read More

Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina opens at the end of April

Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina opens at the end of April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 19:19 0

Dusit International has signed a Franchise Agreement with Al Masar Hotel Management LLC, to upgrade the former Dusit Residence Dubai Marina to the Dusit Princess ... Read More

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 18:00 3

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:23 0

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has announced that it will be showcasing a range of key destinations at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, which ... Read More

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 13:30 0

Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion (SAR 263.1 billion) in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03 0

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Bots, A.I, wearables and VR to create billion-dollar savings in the tourism industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 07:12 0

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence (A.I), ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12 0

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and ... Read More

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Europeans travel to GCC in record numbers: 29% increase by 2023 expected

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 09:13 0

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:20 0

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to 3.5 million, according to data ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019 09:04 3

WTM London 2018, the event where ideas arrive, will generate a record £3.4 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, surpassing the figure of £3.1 ... Read More

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