ATM 2017 opens celebrating 24 years of industry milestones

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is an international travel and tourism event in the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. ATM 2016 attracted almost 40,000 industry professionals.

The 24th edition of the show welcomes over 2,600 confirmed exhibitors with 100 exhibiting for the first time– representing more than 150 countries, across 65 national pavilions. The show also extends across an additional hall, in order to meet growing demand.

During the opening H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai toured the event visiting various pavilions. He was joined by dignitaries including HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman and CEO of the Emirates Group; and His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director-General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM).