Now in its 25th year, the doors to Arabian Travel Market will soon be thrown open wide to an estimated 100,000 visitors from 150 countries. If you’re planning your trip to this annual exhibition, find out what’s on offer at this premier event, and the best hotels to stay in while you’re here.
What is Arabian Travel Market?
Arabian Travel Market is the Middle East’s largest travel exhibition. This year, it takes place from 22 to 25 April 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Tourism destinations from around the world exhibit at the event, showing off a diverse range of accommodation options, tourism attractions, travel technology, and key airline routes. It’s a huge event in the travel industry calendar, with travel professionals, government ministers, and members of the press visiting every year.
What’s on offer at the event?
If you’re in the travel industry, this is the place to find out what’s happening in the industry and see over 2,800 products and destinations from around the world. It’s also a place to meet new contacts and learn new ways to help your business to succeed.
What’s on at the Arabian Travel Market?
A series of useful conference sessions take place across the four days of Arabian Travel Market. From selling and using social media to advice on developing your business, you’ll find a packed programme of talks to help your travel business to thrive. It’s also a fabulous opportunity to network with your fellow professionals.
Places to stay for Arabian Travel Market
Dubai is well known for its premium, welcoming accommodation. Whether you want a convenient location, a comfortable room with en-suite bathroom, or a chance to unwind in a pool or gym, you’ll find what you need when you stay at Premier Inn.
The Premier Inn Dubai Silicon Oasis Hotel provides everything you need for a successful visit to the Arabian Travel Market. It’s just a short journey between the hotel and the exhibition centre, so you can be one of the early birds at the exhibition when the doors open. Back at the hotel, free Wi-Fi means you can keep up with your correspondence or skype your colleagues. When you want to relax, take head to our pool for a leisurely swim, enjoy a fresh coffee at Costa, or explore our exclusive menu in the hotel’s excellent Nuevo restaurant.
If you’re flying in, the Premier Inn Dubai International Airport Hotel is conveniently located opposite terminals 1 and 3. Our free shuttle bus runs 24 hours a day to take you to and from our door, giving you one less thing to organise. That means more time at the conference or to enjoy relaxing at the pool or gym.
Staying at Premier Inn’s Ibn Battuta Mall hotel and not only will you have all the usual advantages of a top-quality hotel, but you’ll be right in the middle of the largest themed mall in the world. That means there’s no shortage of places to eat either at the hotel or within easy walking distance. And it couldn’t be simpler to get to the show either. The Metro stop is right outside the hotel’s lobby for quick connections to the Metro stop at Dubai World Trade centre next door to Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Relax when you book your stay at Premier Inn Dubai Investments Park Hotel. Set away from the fast-pace of city living in the quiet Green Community, there is a pool and gym for making the most of downtime. A free shuttle bus to the Metro station means quick and easy connections around the city.