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Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the best tourism and travel event for inbound and outbound tourism professionals in the centre East, has renewed its host hotel partnership with Emaar Hospitality Group.
Emaar Hospitality Group, the leisure and hospitality subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties, managing the hotel brands Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Resorts and Hotels, and Rove Hotels, will still be the state Hotel Partner for Arabian Travel Market’s 2019 and 2020 events.
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The renowned hospitality group will officially accommodate a select amount of key media and industry buyers attending the annual event in Dubai in addition to host the state ATM Welcome Party.
Commenting on the announcement, Nick Pilbeam, Divisional Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions, said: “Arabian Travel Market is focused on the center East as a respected international travel and tourism destination and our partnership with Emaar Hospitality Group and its own hotel brands represents a perfect possibility to align among the region’s leading hospitality brands with this unique event platform.”
Properties of Address Hotels + Resorts, Vida Hotels and Resorts, and Rove Hotels, located in a few of Dubai’s most sought-after locations, will welcome the ‘Hosted Buyers’ programme, which include senior travel industry decision makers with direct purchasing responsibility, and selected international press.
Commenting on the renewal of the partnership, Olivier Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, said: “Arabian Travel Market is really a significant platform that underlines the vibrant tourism and hospitality landscape of the UAE and the spot. As Official Hotel Partner, we have been focused on showcasing the exceptional breadth of hotels and resorts we’ve in Dubai in addition to in other key markets around the world. We have been expanding our footprint, with over 50 hotel projects, including 13 operational hotels. Through our partnership with ATM, we will offer guests a genuine connection with our hospitality standards.”
Danielle Curtis, ME Exhibition Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions, added: “The host hotel programme is really a pivotal aspect in the ongoing success of Arabian Travel Market, and the correlation between attracting quality buyers and delivering an excellent host hotel experience is a major element in driving interest and guaranteeing the attendance of key travel industry players during the last 25 years.”
ATM – considered by industry professionals as a barometer for the center North and East Africa tourism sector, welcomed over 39,000 visitors to its 2018 event, including 2,545 exhibiting companies, with representation from 141 countries on the four days.
Arabian Travel Market 2019 will undoubtedly be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, april to Wednesday 28, 1 May 2019. To learn more, head to www.arabiantravelmarket.wtm.com.