Tag: ATM

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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Qatar to showcase major tourist and venue attraction in ATM 2015

Qatar at ATM (Arabian Travel Market) 2015 will be represented by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), Qatar Airways, Al Rayyan Hospitality, and Katara Hospitality, occupying over 815 sq mts of floor space at the dedicated Qatar stand this year. Projects totalling USD 8.48 billion are currently underway that will set Qatar up as a major tourist […]

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Oman to showcase US$ 3.3 billion worth of projects at ATM 2015

The annual Arabian Travel Market roadshow series kicked off as the team headed to The Chedi Muscat on 19 February to meet with key industry players to discuss how to optimise Oman’s tourism development showcase at this year’s ATM. With more than US$ 3.3 billion worth of high profile tourism projects currently under development in […]

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ATM to focus on $140 billion family travel market

Family centric travel, which accounted for more than 12.5% of the $1.07 trillion global tourism market, has been selected as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, which takes place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 4-7 May 2015. According to Thomson Reuters’ data, the value of the global […]

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ATM 2014 honours India with the New Frontiers Award

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2014 has honoured India with the New Frontiers Award 2014. “The people of northern India were faced with widespread devastation last year in the aftermath of not one, but two life-changing natural disasters, with the Uttarakhand floods and Cyclone Phailin causing wholesale destruction in the space of just five months,” said […]

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ATM: High spending travellers on target

Participants of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) trade show targeted high-spending Middle Eastern travellers this year. Source: Euronews

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ATM 2014 opens with revised Tourism Vision 2020

During the inauguration of the ATM 2014 seminar series at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai’s goal of welcoming 20 million visitors by 2020 was once again highlighted. It was also mentioned that this goal is the collective responsibility of all industry stakeholders. ATM Dubai has grown to become the largest showcase of its […]

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OTA sales in Middle East hit $2.3 billion in 2013

Once again the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Travel Technology Theatre has returned for the year and will take place from May 5 to 8, 2014 in Dubai. It has been stated by PhoCusWright last year that online travel agency (OTA) sales in the Middle East hit $2.3 billion last year, and this figure is expected to […]

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7th UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit to focus on better policy making

The seventh UNWTO & WTM Ministers’ Summit will focus on how governments can better align their tourism and aviation policies for the benefit of both. Tourism ministers and industry leaders attending the November 5 Summit – How to Bridge the Gap between Tourism and Aviation Policies – will discuss new ways of ensuring greater joined-up thinking when […]

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