Arabian Travel Week comprises ATM 2019 and ILTM Arabia as well as CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa 2019 and new consumer-led event ATM Holiday Shopper.
Global Muslim-travel segment is currently valued at an estimated USD 180 billion. This figure is forecast to reach USD 220 billion by 2020, while the number of Muslim travellers globally is expected to increase from the current 131 million to 156 mill
Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure & Entertainment business currently has 127,000 m2 of operational and upcoming snow entertainment facilities.
The country’s visa facilitation improvements including allow nationals of 88 countries to enter visa-free and free-of-charge.
Finalists will be notified in December 2018, with the award winners to be announced in January 2019.
The industry is gearing up for the huge influx of tourists for mega events, the report said.
Confidence in global tourism remains strong according to the latest UNWTO Panel of Tourism Experts survey.
According to Arabian Travel Market’s (ATM) research partner, Colliers International, arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 17 percent over the period 2018 to 2020. Data shows that 24.6 million EU residents will travel to the GCC between now and 2020, an additional four million travellers when compared to...