Arabian Travel Market, is the leading global event for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry. The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition showcases over 2,800 products and destinations from around the world to over 26,000 buyers and travel trade visitors across 4 days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).
What's happening in the world of the major low cost airlines serving the Gulf19/05/2016 Duration: 49min
27 Apr 2016, 10:10 - 11:00 ATM Global Stage In our panel discussion, we discover what's happening in the world of the major Low Cost airlines serving the Gulf. John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting Paul Byrne, CEO, FlyNas
The Future of the UAE As A Global Tourism Hub19/05/2016 Duration: 01h20min
25 Apr 2016, 13:00 - 14:30 ATM Global Stage What is the grand vision for the UAE as one of the world’s leading tourism hubs and how will it evolve over the next decade and beyond? What are the tourism development plans and targets for each major destination within the UAE and how will they collectively achieve the country’s long-term vision to diversify its economy? This top-level discussion will identify the markets the UAE should be targeting and what infrastructure is being put in place to broaden its appeal to achieve individual and collective tourism goals. From the role of the UAE’s enviable aviation infrastructure and airline industry and the preservation of its cultural and historical assets, to the development of more world-class attractions and accommodation options, this session looks at the plans and initiatives in place that will take the UAE’s tourism offering to new heights during the next decade. Moderator: Zeinab Badawi, Presenter, BBC World News, BBC Panellists: - Gerald Lawless, Head of
Finding Your Niche19/05/2016 Duration: 51min
27 Apr 2016, 11:10 - 12:00 ATM Global Stage This session is designed to help travel agents think outside of the box to identify new source markets for business by putting together new imaginative packages, collaborating with industry partners and looking at geographical and special interest groups. This panel of travel specialists will give you hints and tips on how to find your niche. Moderator: Gemma Greenwood, Moderator, Director, Content Inc Panalists: - Nabeel Shariff, Founder & Director, Serendipity Tailormade and Luxury Halal Travel - Debbie Duncan-Stuart, General Manager, Abercrombie & Kent - Helen Beck, Vice President, International Sales and Marketing, Crystal Cruises - Michael Marshall, Chief Commercial Officer, Minor Hotel Group - Robin Parry, Vice President, Emirates Holidays