Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at Dubai from April 28 to May 1, 2019

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the global meeting place for the travel trade, will be held at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre, from April 28 to May 1, 2019.

ATM is the market leading, international travel and tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals for the last 25 years. Tourism destinations from around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breath taking tourism attractions, travel technology and key airline routes.

The event generates more than $2.5 billion of travel industry deals. The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition showcases over 2,800 products and destinations from around the world to over 28,000 buyers and travel trade visitors across four days at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).

Over 39,000 travel professionals, government ministers and international press, visit ATM every April to network, negotiate and discover the latest industry opinion and trends at Arabian Travel Market. Beyond the event it helps professionals in the Arabian travel industry to drive commercial success with all year round opportunities to make connections and access to industry news and developments, trends and technologies from around the world.

Through the industry networks, global reach and regional focus, ATM creates personal and business opportunities providing the customers with quality contacts, content and communities.

Arabian Travel Market helps to discover a world of opportunities all under one roof. The emphasis of the event is firmly on interactivity, encouraging global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business through a series of areas, stages and sessions.

Following the huge amount of business conducted at ATM, it is clear that the event delivers the right business contacts, gives the Arabian travel industry a face and encourages the investment and future growth of tourism in this region.

ILTM Arabia
ILTM Arabia connects international luxury suppliers with key luxury buyers through mutually matched appointments and networking over the four days of ATM. Luxury buyers can pre-scheduled appointments with high calibre luxury suppliers, matched to their business needs. Dedicated areas in ATM’s exclusive luxury lounge provide the perfect place to meet and conduct business with suppliers.

ATM Global Halal Tourism Summit
The Global Halal Tourism Summit takes place on the Global Stage, featuring a range of different seminars that include halal destinations and how to sell halal travel.

Halal tourism is defined as the provision of services and facilities that address the specific needs of Islamic travellers, such as halal food, dry hotels and separate male/female facilities. However, it can mean different things to different people, thus creating both challenges and opportunities for the regional and global tourism sector when it comes to servicing the needs of halal tourists.

Responsible Tourism
World Travel Market Responsible Tourism unites the global travel industry, companies, organisations and professionals alike, to share sustainable practices and ethical methods and drive the responsible tourism agenda.

World Responsible Tourism Day (WRTD) is now the largest day of responsible tourism action in the world. This day focusing on responsible tourism efforts in the travel industry takes place in November during World Travel Market London, one of the biggest travel and tourism exhibitions in the world.

Accounting for the majority of the audience, travel trade professionals attend ATM to meet new and existing suppliers, gain industry insight and keep up to date with the latest travel trends representing 141 countries and regions.

ATM’s Buyers’ Club provides a forum for senior travel industry decision makers with direct purchasing responsibility. The club facilitates networking, providing the opportunity to meet, grs perception thus tweak your communication style for better outcomes

The History of Arabian Travel Market
Arabian Travel Market first opened its doors in 1994 at the Dubai World Trade Centre with 52 nations, 300 exhibitors and 7,000 trade visitors. 26 years later, ATM now facilitates $2.5 billion in industry deals and attracts 2,500 exhibitors from 153 countries and over 28,000 influential visitors.

ATM Buyers’ Club
The ATM Buyers’ Club provides a forum for senior travel industry decision makers with direct purchasing responsibility. The club facilitates networking, providing the opportunity to meet, greet and discuss business, leading to contracts being signed whilst expanding connections. The ATM Buyers’ Club is going from strength to strength and is considered one of the best places in Dubai to conduct business and find new business partners.


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