Officially open: Arabian Travel Market Dubai ATM 2016


The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) opened today in Dubai, UAE.

It was the launch of the brand new ATM Global Stage, showcasing the very best industry speakers discussing a wide range of strategic issues.

Throughout today this 200+ seat theatre was packed, with audiences gaining valuable insight on topics such as emerging markets and the millennial generation.

A look at the future of the UAE as a global tourism hub with Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce CEO, Issam Kazim, proved very popular indeed. Following the session we caught up with Issam to find out more.

Day one at ATM2016 saw buyers and exhibitors from around the world come together to do business in the first of the week’s Buyer Club Speed Networking events.

500 plus exhibitors and more than 100 senior buyers got five focused minutes together to talk leads, deals and business.

Tomorrowland – The Future of Travel Refresh was also on today’s agenda, with Sabre’s Joakim Everstin taking to the stage to address this hot topic.

ATM2016 welcomed more than 2500 exhibitors from around the world, featuring a diverse and comprehensive range of products and destinations across the entire industry.

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