“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
Tag: Events and Venues in Dubai
Dubai Government outlines plans to combine Dubai’s rich cultural and latest attractions to build on Q1 2017 visitor numbers of 4.57 million – travel technology to play major role
All Expo assets and infrastructure to remain operational Siemens AG to re-locate global headquarters to Expo site Expo 2020 Dubai, the first mega-event to be hosted in the region, will lay the foundations for a diversified and sustainable tourism industry through a series of initiatives designed to support the UAE’s plans for diversification to a […]
Moderated by CNN Becky Anderson, the UNWTO/ATM Ministerial Forum concluded that the main priorities for the region include human resources development, public/private sector cooperation, connectivity, technology and sustainability. Issues on discussion included the development of domestic tourism by engaging repeat travellers, the support to innovation and entrepreneurship, the need to improve the quality and ‘perception’ […]
Middle East’s largest travel trade event will feature 2,600 exhibitors, 65 national pavilions, over 35 seminar and technology theatre sessions and anticipates 30,000 trade visitors
The event will bring together specialists and experts in the field from around the world to build innovative solutions
The event supports Dubai Plan 2021 to enhance energy efficiency and reduce carbon footprint Dubai, UAE – March 6, 2017 – An electric car that is on a 34,000 kilometre zero-emission road trip – from the Netherlands to Australia – and has been driven through 22 countries, stopped by at Dubai International to refuel and […]
New leisure facilities forecast to fuel domestic tourism at over 7.5% per year until 2020 61,224 hotel rooms currently in the pipeline to meet projected demand from domestic and religious tourism Arabian Travel Market to showcase the best of the Kingdom’s tourist attractions Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute more than […]
Caps off 2016 with a record 83.6 million passengers
UK to see highest level of overseas consumer spending since 2012 Olympics, with Middle East travellers expected to lead the way; Arabian Travel Market to showcase Great British destinations This year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), a sister event of World Travel Market London, will provide the perfect platform for UK destinations, hotels and attractions, […]
ATM 2017 to return with dedicated Wellness & Spa Lounge as global spa market set to top US$104 billion by 2020 according to Global Wellness Institute report MENA market research highlights the UAE as the region’s top performer with spa market value expected to top AED1.85 billion by 2020
Creative design and people skills among the five categories in the popular award programme, back for a third year running; panel of top industry and design personalities set to reprise their judging roles; all exhibitors eligible to participate
Dubai reaches 100,000 room milestone through continued investment in mid-market and luxury hotel offering.
Dubai’s tourism industry celebrated the city’s milestone achievement of reaching 100,000 rooms across its expanding hotel and hotel apartment inventory following the opening of Westin Dubai in Al Habtoor City.
Dubai won a record 129 bids and proposals, representing a 79% increase from 2015
His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri to give keynote address Preferred Hotels & Resorts triples its Middle East hotel portfolio with 22 properties More than 100 delegates from 60 member hotels around the world will be attending the Preferred Hotels & Resorts 2016 Global Conference taking place for the first time in the Middle East, at […]
London, September 27th, 2016 World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016 at The St. Regis Dubai on September 29th. The event is the latest stop on the Grand Tour 2016, with previous hosts including Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Tanzania, Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in Jamaica, Swissôtel Lima, and Italy’s […]
Events secured by Dubai Business Events to date set to generate AED344m in economic impact and attract 65,000 delegates to the emirate
The city’s official convention bureau is delivering one of its strongest year’s to-date, with 86 new international business events secured in 2016
Dubai-based luxury hospitality developer Seven Tides Hospitality signs partnership deal with Preferred Hotels & Resorts to showcase British themed DUKES Dubai
British themed luxury hotel and residential project on track for Q4 handover with just handful of units still available for sale; also on show Anantara The Palm Dubai Residences
Expo 2020 Dubai recently revealed its master plan at the Arab Media Forum held in Dubai from 11-12 May 2016. The site was unveiled through the use of augmented reality and leading-edge digital technology. The Expo pavilions will be dedicated to sub-themes Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability under the main theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.
The Dubai Association Centre (DAC) has announced a 44% rise in the number of regional and international associations it has licensed in the first quarter of 2016 which takes the Centre’s total number of licensed associations to 23 from last year’s 16.
Dubai brings global insights to the region through first-ever ICCA Middle East International Meetings Forum
ICCA Middle East International Meetings Forum established to increase knowledge sharing and address future growth potential for the business events industry in the region
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 Group records 28th consecutive year of profit, and new record profit of AED 8.2 billion (US$ 2.2 billion); Steady business growth in line with capacity increases, significant investment in the business at AED 17.3 billion (US$ 4.7 billion) Declares a dividend of AED 2.5 billion (US$ 681 million) to the Investment […]
New ATM Global Stage opens with high profile panel session on future outlook for UAE tourism; each emirate to focus on own USPs but committed to shared vision for sustainable growth
Al Khoory Hotels to exhibit at ATM 2016 announcing the launch of the 227-room Al Khoory Atrium Hotel Al Barsha, due to open in July 2016; group plans to offer 1,100 rooms in Dubai by end of 2019
Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend Middle East’s largest travel trade event with 2,800 confirmed exhibitors, 64 national pavilions, over 50 seminar and technology theatre sessions, and several new show features including the launch of the first ever Wellness & Spa Lounge and ATM Global Stage
Dubai, UAE – April 13, 2016 – Passenger traffic continued to grow steadily at Dubai International (DXB), with over 6.3 million passengers registered in February 2016.
Meeting & Incentive Forums sees record delegate number return to Dubai for expanded 2016 Europe Spring edition
More than 600 international meeting industry professionals gathered in Dubai for the second year in a row due to wealth of business events products the emirate has to offer
With the aim to repeat last year’s success, Dubai Business Events kick started its annual programme of study missions and welcomed 85 guests from Europe in its first of many study missions scheduled throughout the year. From February 12-14, 70 meeting and incentive planners and a further 15 of Europe’s leading media experts from the […]
A new icon will define Dubai’s skyline with Emaar Properties unveiling the design and architectural features of a magnificent tower in Dubai Creek Harbour.
• Glorious architectural tribute to the city’s cultural and artistic heritage • Complements the goal of Dubai Plan 2021 to establish Dubai as a ‘City of Happy, Creative & Empowered People’ • To offer ultimate flexibility of a proscenium arch theatre, an acoustic concert hall and 2,000 sq m floor event space with 2,000-strong capacity […]
DUKES Dubai hotel spices up its culinary offering with the signing of award-winning Indian restaurant Khyber
Iconic fine dining restaurant direct from Mumbai will receive a quintessentially English spin; specialising in traditional northern Indian cuisine, the new venue will have capacity for 210 guests; high-profile fans of the concept include Sir Paul McCartney, Aamir Khan and the Kuwait Royal Family
Luxury hotelier and forthright hospitality veteran, to address key regional players from the travel and tourism sector during inaugural closed-door networking event
Dubai, UAE – March 15, 2016 – Dubai International (DXB) started the New Year with record monthly traffic of 7.3 million passengers in January, surpassing the previous benchmark of 7.2 million passengers which was set in August 2015.