Reed Journey Exhibitions will launch Arabian Journey Week – an umbrella model comprising 4 co-located reveals – throughout the 2019 version of Arabian Journey Market.
The occasion opens its doorways on Sunday, April 28th for 4 days of enterprise networking alternatives and insightful seminar periods at Dubai World Commerce Centre.
Arabian Journey Week includes ATM 2019 and ILTM Arabia in addition to Join Center East, India and Africa 2019 – a brand new route growth discussion board launching this 12 months and new consumer-led occasion ATM Vacation Shopper which occur on Saturday, April 27th.
Claude Blanc, WTM portfolio director, Reed Journey Exhibitions, mentioned: “The success of both ATM and ILTM Arabia has provided us with the platform to not only introduce two new events for 2019 – but to create a travel week which encompasses the Middle East’s inbound and outbound markets for general leisure tourism and luxury travel as well as introducing an exclusive consumer event and providing a dedicated networking forum for the region’s top airline specialists, aviation authorities, tourism boards, airports and tour operators.”
Based on the World Journey & Tourism Council, the direct contribution of journey and tourism to the UAE’s economic system is predicted to rise 4.1 per cent each year to AED108.Four billion by 2028.
“Building on these figures, we are confident Arabian Travel Week will be a key driver attracting top international destinations to the attention of the Middle East’s travel trade and consumers and equally, marketing the Middle East to strategic overseas tour operators and travel professionals,” Blanc mentioned
Now in its 26th 12 months, ATM will welcome over 2,500 exhibiting firms and an anticipated 40,000 trade professionals, with over 150 nations represented, 65 nationwide pavilions, and greater than 100 new exhibitors set to make their ATM debut.
Figuring out the highest tourism developments exhibiting the best progress potential is without doubt one of the most respected insights Arabian Journey Market has to supply, and this 12 months’s occasion will probably be no completely different because it adopts cutting-edge expertise and innovation as its official present theme.
Operating all through the occasion, professionals from throughout the trade spectrum will talk about the continuing unprecedented digital disruption, and the emergence of progressive applied sciences that may essentially alter the best way through which the hospitality trade operates within the area.
Additionally new to ATM 2019 would be the Arabia China Tourism Discussion board which is able to happen on the International Stage on Sunday, April 28th.
With China set to account for 1 / 4 of worldwide tourism by 2030, an knowledgeable panel will talk about how locations around the globe can capitalise on this progress.
The discussion board can even embrace a 30-minute networking session with over 80 Chinese language consumers.
Issam Kazim, chief government of Dubai Company for Tourism & Commerce Advertising and marketing, mentioned: “Our presence at Arabian Journey Market varieties a core a part of our efforts to lift consciousness of Dubai as a various journey vacation spot to international audiences, and we’re happy to increase our help as soon as once more to the 26th version of this influential occasion.
“We stay targeted on strengthening collaborations with our community of trade companions, in flip underlining the large variety that the emirate provides international travellers.
“Holding in thoughts this 12 months’s theme of innovation and expertise, Dubai as a vacation spot has already embraced a ‘digital, mobile and social first’ agenda that locations future readiness at its core whereas selling the adoption of disruptive expertise.
“As a worldwide hub of innovation, we are going to proceed to help public-private sector partnerships to evolve our product providing and the best way we interact with in the present day’s digitally-savvy customers.
“Keeping ahead of the global competition, we are anchored by an unwavering vision of establishing Dubai as the number one most-visited and innovative city in the world.”