Over the past decade, the GCC region has transformed from a business destination to an experiential one, evidenced by an increase in international arrivals, private investments and government visions, initiatives and developments. Hala Matar Choufany, president for HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia, and managing partner of HVS Dubai, outlines the market developments and what’s on the horizon.
SIAL Paris’s figures were close to those of 2018 — 265,000 professionals, of whom 85 percent came from overseas.
During an awareness campaign around travel accreditation, the Association of Travel and Tourist Agents in Lebanon (ATTAL) held a press conference in partnership and in the presence of Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism, Eng. Walid Nassar, and the chairman of the board and director general of Middle East Airlines, Mohamad El Hout, where the association unveiled its revamped website. The event was attended by VIPs, the press, associations, tourism syndicates, as well as ATTAL’s board and members.
Taking place from November 8-10, 2022, at DWTC, Gulfood is set to be 40 percent larger than the previous years, with 25 percent of exhibitors new to the show.
HORECA Oman provides a platform for key buyers to network with investors, retailers, distributors and stakeholders.