Tag: Arabian Travel Market

New director strengthens ATM portfolio proposition

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), part of the World Travel Market portfolio, has boosted its executive team with the appointment of a new Portfolio Director, who has over 25 years of experience within the travel trade and hospitality industry. Claude Blanc takes on the overall responsibility for all events in the World Travel Market portfolio including, WTM London, Travel […]

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Ras Al khaimah sings agreement with Cox & Kings to increase arrivals from India

Ras Al Khaimah has signed an agreement with Cox & Kings Ltd to strengthen its relationship and expand its presence in the Indian market, which is one of the fastest outbound markets in the region. This agreement will focus on promoting the various aspects of Ras Al Khaimah and popularise it in the Indian market. […]

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Dubai tops YouGov luxury travel survey

Luxury travel trends will once again be a highlighted feature at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, with the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Middle East showcase matching luxury-focused exhibitors with travel buyers from around the world looking to discover the very best experiences in the region. Taking place from May 4-7, 2015 at the Dubai […]

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WTM Portfolio facilitates $6.5 billion in travel industry

The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitates more than $6.5 billion in travel and tourism industry deals. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading business-to-business travel trade events in the world which are World Travel Market, Arabian Travel Market, WTM Latin America, and WTM Africa. World Travel Market, which takes place in London every November, […]

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Arabian Travel Market roadshow comes to Beirut

The annual Arabian Travel Market (ATM) roadshow arrived in Beirut on 11th February, with key industry players gathering at Raouche Arjaan by Rotana to discuss marketing opportunities to showcase Lebanon’s tourism potential. According to Global Blue statistics, total spending by tourists to Lebanon increased by 4% in Q4 of 2013, against the same period in […]

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TTFs to have stronger focus on B2B

India’s largest network of travel trade shows will now have a stronger B2B focus, based on the feedback from the exhibitors and travel trade The TTF 2013 series, which kicks-off in July, with TTF Kolkata (5th to 7th July), followed by Hyderabad (12th to 14th July), will now have a stronger B2B focus, to encourage networking, […]

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Portugal tourism debuts at the Arabian Travel Market

As part of the mandate to position itself as a top destination in Europe, Portugal participated at the recently concluded Arabian Travel Market 2013 held in Dubai from 6th to 9th May 2013, the largest trade exhibition for travel and tourism in the Gulf region and one of the most important in the Middle East […]

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ATM 2013 closes addressing key industry issues

The 20th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which ended May 10 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, focused on the challenges in the region’s rapidly growing tourism sector, as well as technology and developments in the industry. In his inaugural address, Emirates Chairman and President of Dubai Civil Aviation HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al […]

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UNWTO calls for more cooperation between airlines, tourist bodies

In order to ensure the growth of the global travel market, the tourism and aviation sectors must work more closely together, said UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai. Speaking at the Ministerial Forum at the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai this week, Rifai said, “There were one billion travellers globally in 2012, yet we still see […]

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Lebanon offers visa on arrival for Indian tourists

Lebanon is now offering visas on arrival for all Indian travellers to the country. In an exclusive interview with Travel News Digest in the context of the Arabian Travel Market currently underway in Dubai, Lebanese Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said his country had started the new visa on arrival scheme two weeks ago and said […]

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