Day three at Arabian Travel Market was more of the same, quality and quantity of exhibitors, visitors and buyers, plus another packed day of education across the ATM Event Programme.
First up was a look at how the Middle East can do more to attract the European consumer, when Richard Singer, Managing Director of Travelzoo Europe gave the Tech Theatre audience a valuable set of top tips on the topic.
Hotels, hotels, hotels…
What gaps in the GCC market need to be filled? Family and low cost properties are top of the list cording to Ali Abu Monassar, CEO of The Vision DMC.
Ali sums up why Dubai in particular is not just about 5 Star and Luxury property in the video below
20 slides, 20 seconds, 20 questions…
Prizes were up for grabs in the Showcase Theatre when destinations gave quick fire presentations to a lively group of Travel Agents. Points meant prizes, and that's exactly what the agents who could remember the most about each destination got!
Hear Kim Thomson from TTN MIddle East tell us more about the concept the video below:
The worlds fastest growing source market…
Mario Hardy, CEO of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) put the spotlight on the worlds fastest growing source market, Asia later this afternoon in the Showcase Theatre, giving a comprehensive overview of the trends that are driving this development.
The final day still to come…
With just one day to go, we caught up with Arabian Travel Market's Exhibition director, Mark Walsh this afternoon to hear his thoughts on progress so far and for more info on what's still to come tomorrow
So, those are some of the best bits from day 3 at Arabian Travel Market 2014. There is one more day to go. Day 4 kicks off at 10am tomorrow. Don’t miss it!
- For more from today take a look at the Show Daily for Day 3
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