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, is the WTM Portfolio’s largest event spanning 35 years with 5,000 exhibitors and 50,000 participants. World Travel Market 2013 was responsible for $3.7 billion in industry contracts for exhibitors negotiating business deals with more than 8,500 buyers from the WTM Buyers’ Club.
World Travel Market Portfolio, Director, Craig Moyes said, “The WTM Portfolio offers unrivalled business opportunities for its exhibitors making its events the places where the travel and tourism industry conducts its business. World Travel Market is a fixture in the global industry’s calendar, attracting the world’s most influential buyers. ATM, WTM Latin America and WTM Africa are all the leading events in their regions, running hugely successful Hosted Buyer Programmes, guaranteeing exhibitors business meetings with only the most relevant buyers. The fact that the WTM Portfolio generates $6.5 billion in industry business deals demonstrates; The WTM Portfolio Means Business.”
In total, the WTM portfolio has 1,508 Main Stand Holder exhibitors, 7,907 Stand Sharer exhibitors, 14,639 buyers (including 479 Hosted Buyers) and 46,766 visitors.