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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 106% increase in visitors from China and a 20% increase in international visitors ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 8, 2019

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

Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel
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Gen Z and millennial travelers are looking for experiential travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

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

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?
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What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of industry ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

According to the experts speaking at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, tourism will play a major role in reducing Saudi ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda ... Read More

Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told
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Personalize and remove friction for customers, Gulf travel companies told

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Gulf-based travel and hospitality companies that use disruptive technologies to boost personalization and remove friction for customers are likely to ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

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

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018
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UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

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

Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 is open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai
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Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

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

Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina opens at the end of April
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Dusit Princess Residences Dubai Marina opens at the end of April

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... Read More

GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018
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GCC produces 1.8 million overnight stays in Germany during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019

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

Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019
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Saudi tourism sector worth over $70 billion in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multi-billion dollar savings through the use of ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

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

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023
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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

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

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches inaugural Arabian Travel Week
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Reed Travel Exhibitions launches inaugural Arabian Travel Week

editor editor- January 30, 2019

  Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, has announced the launch of ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’
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Arabian Travel Market launches inaugural consumer event ‘ATM Holiday Shopper’

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of the annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) showcase in Dubai, which will take place at the ... Read More

Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report
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Chinese visitors to GCC will increase 81% by 2022 says ATM report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018

The number of Chinese tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81% from 1.6 million in 2018 to ... Read More

New York to Dubai In Record Time on Gulfstream
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New York to Dubai In Record Time on Gulfstream

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018

The G650ER flew from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a distance of 6,142 nautical miles/11,375 kilometers, in ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market: New director for World Travel Market Portfolio
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Arabian Travel Market: New director for World Travel Market Portfolio

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of ... Read More

Dubai World’s Gorilla Nest Lodge suffers fire damage
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Dubai World’s Gorilla Nest Lodge suffers fire damage

editor editor- May 6, 2011

(eTN) - Information reached late yesterday that a fire yesterday has partially destroyed the luxurious Gorilla Nest Lodge, which is ... Read More