Tourism sector pledges to support South Africa’s economic recovery given the opportunity

Kunene-Msimang underscores 5 key enablers that have been highlighted by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa, some of which are reiterated in the National Department of Tourism’s Recovery Strategy: Air Access As a catalyst for Tourism, South Africa is in desperate need of air liberalisation and an immediate national initiative to drive route take-up. […]

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SANBC works with the industry to fast track business events recovery in South Africa

The impact of COVID-19 was felt in all industries and sectors around the world. The business events industry which includes Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) was one of the hardest hit. The industry experienced large scale cancellations and postponements and had to adopt a safety-first approach. 2020 was meant to be a bumper year […]

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Arabian Travel Market 2021 to run live event in Dubai as new dawn beckons for travel & tourism industry

Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), has announced that the 2021 edition of its annual showcase, will take place live at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) on Sunday 16 to Wednesday 19 May. Now in its 27th year and working in collaboration with DWTC and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce […]

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Short leisure breaks to drive a 38% increase in visitors to KSA by 2024, says new ATM research

Visitors to Saudi Arabia are predicted to increase 38% from 15.5 million in 2019 to 21.3 million by 2024, according to new research by Colliers International, commissioned by Arabian Travel Market (2020), which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 19—22 April 2020. This increased demand will be driven by an increasing number of […]

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ATM to launch inaugural in-destination forum Arival Dubai @ ATM

Travel, tourism and hospitality professionals from around the world will have an opportunity to explore the next generation of in-destination trends and innovations at the Middle East’s first-ever edition of Arrival Dubai ATM which will take place alongside Arabian Travel Market at Dubai World Trade Centre from 19 – 22 April 2020. The dedicated forum, […]

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