Reed Journey Exhibitions will launch Arabian Journey Week – an umbrella model comprising 4 co-located exhibits – 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 classes 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 improvement 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, stated: “The success of each ATM and ILTM Arabia has supplied us with the platform to not solely introduce two new occasions for 2019 – however to create a journey week which encompasses the Center East’s inbound and outbound markets for normal leisure tourism and luxurious journey in addition to introducing an unique client occasion and offering a devoted networking discussion board for the area’s prime airline specialists, aviation authorities, tourism boards, airports and tour operators.”
In line with 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 every year to AED108.Four billion by 2028.
“Constructing on these figures, we’re assured Arabian Journey Week can be a key driver attracting prime worldwide locations to the eye of the Center East’s journey commerce and shoppers and equally, advertising and marketing the Center East to strategic abroad tour operators and journey professionals,” Blanc stated
Now in its 26th 12 months, ATM will welcome over 2,500 exhibiting firms and an anticipated 40,000 trade professionals, with over 150 international locations represented, 65 nationwide pavilions, and greater than 100 new exhibitors set to make their ATM debut.
Figuring out the highest tourism tendencies exhibiting the best development potential is without doubt one of the most beneficial insights Arabian Journey Market has to supply, and this 12 months’s occasion can be no completely different because it adopts cutting-edge know-how and innovation as its official present theme.
Operating all through the occasion, professionals from throughout the trade spectrum will focus on the continued unprecedented digital disruption, and the emergence of revolutionary applied sciences that may basically alter the way in which wherein the hospitality trade operates within the area.
Additionally new to ATM 2019 would be the Arabia China Tourism Discussion board which can happen on the World Stage on Sunday, April 28th.
With China set to account for 1 / 4 of worldwide tourism by 2030, an professional panel will focus on how locations world wide can capitalise on this development.
The discussion board may even embrace a 30-minute networking session with over 80 Chinese language patrons.
Issam Kazim, chief govt of Dubai Company for Tourism & Commerce Advertising, stated: “Our presence at Arabian Journey Market types a core a part of our efforts to lift consciousness of Dubai as a various journey vacation spot to world 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 big range that the emirate presents world travellers.
“Maintaining in thoughts this 12 months’s theme of innovation and know-how, Dubai as a vacation spot has already embraced a ‘digital, cell and social first’ agenda that locations future readiness at its core whereas selling the adoption of disruptive know-how.
“As a worldwide hub of innovation, we’ll proceed to help public-private sector partnerships to evolve our product providing and the way in which we interact with in the present day’s digitally-savvy shoppers.
“Maintaining forward of the worldwide competitors, we’re anchored by an unwavering imaginative and prescient of creating Dubai because the primary most-visited and revolutionary metropolis on the planet.”