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Renew your connections over 2 days at the Gulf Travel Show

Two days of collaboration between the travel trade on March 31st and April 1st 2021, once again promises a great line up of speakers with insightful sessions about the industry at the second edition of the Gulf Travel Show. Tourism Malaysia will be the diamond partner at the Gulf Travel Show 2021 with some of their key partners in their very own pavilion. Successfully concluded in 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Travel is in the DNA of the Middle Eastern travellers, the moment the lockdowns eased and hotels started welcoming guests, it was the UAE, KSA and other countries in the region that welcomed travellers and went on to boost domestic tourism or staycations which was a partly unexplored territory. However, these staycations became a regular fore hence industry experts started building the confidence of the travellers since last summer which actually saw a bold approach in the Middle East as they opened with great care and precaution to the world. At the Gulf Travel Show experts will add their predictions and research findings to ensure to build confidence of the travellers. The past one year was a test for survival of the fittest, proactive and wide open minders and those who actually looks beyond just short term goals but prepare for a more longer term revival. As the world order kept changing from an overload of misinformation, TravTalk Middle East ensured that the right message and information was passed on to the trade partners which in turn …

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Grand Hyatt to unveil its grandeur at the Gulf Travel Show

We are just a few days away from the biggest show of the first quarter of 2021, the renowned Gulf Travel Show will kick off on 31st March and 1st April from 10 am to 6 pm. Partners from across the globe are ready to showcase their many offerings to the Middle East agents for two whole days. Nour Zayati, Sales Manager, Grand Hyatt Dubai shares their reason to participate and expectations from the event. “At GTS 2021 we will be showcasing our property. The Grand Hyatt Dubai is the only City    Resort in the UAE. Renovated 682 luxury rooms including 38 suites, Grand Resort Facilities including extensive landscaped gardens, 4 swimming pools and 2 tennis courts. 13 F&B  bars and restaurants with various cuisine from around the world. It is important for us to participate in GTS 2021 in order to establish new strong relationships with various TO, TA  in our neighboring countries and around the world. We will be able to create awareness and display our property to a fast-growing market. Building various win-win partnerships with other travel experts.”

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Reconnect at the Gulf Travel Show on March 31st and April 1st

Gulf Travel Show unveils its second edition on 31st March and 1st April 2021 with Tourism Malaysia as the diamond partner with some of their key partners in their very own pavilion. Many hotels and resorts have partnered at the Gulf Travel Show 2021. Alexander Suski – Commercial and Business Development Director  – ISHRAQ Dubai LLC shared their vies about the participation at the Gulf Travel Show. “Ishraq Hospitality in Dubai is part of Mohamed & Obaid AlMulla Group of Companies, and both owns and operates its own portfolio of properties.   We are showcasing a portfolio of 7 hotels under the IHG franchise including our uplifted Holiday Inn Express brand, the upcoming Crown Plaza Jumeirah that will open 1st of May and the newly opened Staybridge Suites and Holiday Inn Dubai Maktoum Airport ready for the upcoming Expo 2020. Our reason to participate this year is to connect with existing and new travel trade partners and also future partners and investors to expand our Holiday Inn Express brand for which we have a master development agreement for UAE, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Bahrain. Our current hotels have prime locations in Dubai. This year we are reopening Holiday Inn Express in Airport, DIC, Jumeirah and Business Bay and upgrading them to 3 star whilst also incorporating new features and attractions like a sports bar or new coffee lounges.” Successfully concluded in 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Travel is in the DNA of the Middle Eastern travellers, the moment the …

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PARKROYAL Penang Resort to showcase at GTS 2021

Gulf Travel Show unveils its second edition on 31st March and 1st April 2021 with Tourism Malaysia as the diamond partner with some of their key partners in their very own pavilion. Doris Hor – Director of Sales and Marketing – PARKROYAL Penang Resort, “We will be showcasing about our resort unmatched services we provide to our guest and making the guest experience a one to remember. Your home away from home with magnificent views of the Straits of Malacca. It is important for us to partner with Gulf Travel Show as it provides an opportunity for us to showcase our resort to other parts of the world. The ability to reach different audiences, attract tourism awareness, excite interest to visit Penang, Malaysia will bring a huge impact to our travel industry.” Successfully concluded in 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Travel is in the DNA of the Middle Eastern travellers, the moment the lockdowns eased and hotels started welcoming guests, it was the UAE, KSA and other countries in the region that welcomed travellers and went on to boost domestic tourism or staycations which was partly unexplored territory. However, these staycations became a regular fore hence industry experts started building the confidence of the travellers since last summer which actually saw a bold approach in the Middle East as they opened with great care and precaution to the world. At the Gulf Travel Show experts will add their predictions and research findings to ensure to build the confidence …

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Korea Tourism Organisation partners at GTS 2021

As the days close in on the greatest networking event in the first quarter, Gulf Travel Show to be held on March 31st and 1st April 2021, Korea Tourism Organisation pledged their support for the second time. Hyunsun Hong – Regional Director, MENA – Korea Tourism Organisation, “KTO has continued to maintain a strong presence across digital platforms over the last one year – staying connected with the travel trade and consumers via webinars, interactive consumer sessions, live footages from Korea, as well as a VR travel experience right from home. Gulf Travel Show presents a valuable opportunity to network, educate and update the trade as we prepare our tourism relaunch.”

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GTS 2021 introduces the next generation of business meetings

Travel trade will re-convene in one platform, connecting with partners from across the globe on 31st March and 1st April 2021 at the Gulf Travel Show from 10am to 6pm UAE time. The one and only virtual trade show that provides the opportunity to conduct business by networking on one on one basis to proactively re-establish relationships ensuring that business will soon follow with the new rules and regulations that will be in place with news of borders to open up soon with vaccinations being a key driver to the travel industry as a catalyst. Pledging support for the second time is Tourism Malaysia as diamond partner with many new tourism boards, hotels, travel management companies, international agencies, tour operators etc. The specialized sessions will feature key travel, tourism and hospitality experts from across the Middle East share their insights on the industry through one on one sessions and panel discussions. The first edition of the Gulf Travel Show successfully concluded  in November 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries. A brand new digital experience awaits you with a platform which depicts that of a real live event, with our state of the art technology. As you enter the event, you will be transported to the venue with a very easy to manage menu that enabled you to really enjoy the event without any hassle. The hosted buyers will have the opportunity to earn points while visiting each booth and increase chances of making connections and at the end will be incentivized.

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Re-engage with the travel trade at GTS 2021

As we reach halfway in the month of March, the countdown has already begun for the greatest show of the quarter; Gulf Travel Show scheduled to take place 31st March and 1st April 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm GST. The only virtual networking event in the Middle East that connects the globe on one single platform providing an opportunity to each proactive travel partner to re-establish their relationships and capitalize on business over two days. Tourism Malaysia will be the diamond partner at the second edition of the Gulf Travel Show. The first edition of the Gulf Travel Show successfully concluded in November 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies, and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Once again, the show promises some of the key travel, tourism, and hospitality experts from across the Middle East share their insights on the industry through one on one sessions and panel discussions. A brand new digital experience awaits you with a platform that depicts that of a real live event, with our state-of-the-art technology. As you enter the event, you will be transported to the venue with a very easy-to-manage menu that enabled you to really enjoy the event without any hassle. The hosted buyers will have the opportunity to earn points while visiting each booth and increase chances of making connections and in the end will be incentivized.  

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Malaysia becomes diamond partner at GTS 2021

Tourism Malaysia pledges partnership for the second consecutive time at the second edition of the Gulf Travel Show to be held on March 31 and April 1, 2021 as diamond partners. Shahrin Mokhtar, Director of Tourism Malaysia – Dubai shared, “Tourism Malaysia Dubai, Jeddah & India join forces with major tourism partners to spearhead Malaysia promotion in Virtual Gulf Travel Show 2021. Tourism Malaysia has become the Diamond partner in GTS 2021 to further communicate the “Malaysia Truly Asia” brand to the travel industry fraternity in MENA and India markets. This time we are planning to showcase Malaysia with our 10 selected tourism partners who will engaged with Middle East & India potential buyers during the 2 days virtual show. This a great opportunity for us to interact with the industry players and plan for the New Normal once Malaysia opens its borders to welcome tourists. For this year, we are promoting the hashtag #WeMissYou to the market indicating that we miss the tourists coming to our beautiful country and can’t wait to see them again at the Malaysian shore soon.” The first edition of the Gulf Travel Show successfully concluded in 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies, and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Once again, the show promises some of the key travel, tourism, and hospitality experts from across the Middle East share their insights on the industry through one on one sessions and panel discussions.

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Tourism Malaysia partners with GTS 2021

The second edition of the Gulf Travel Show will kick off on March 31st and April 1st, 2021, Tourism Malaysia pledged its partnership once again with some of its key partners in their very own pavilion. Successfully concluded in 2020 with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies and international agencies encouraged the emergence of a second edition. Once again, the show promises some of the key travel, tourism and hospitality experts from across the Middle East share their insights on the industry through one on one sessions and panel discussions. Shahrin Mokhtar, Director of Tourism Malaysia – Dubai shared, “Tourism Malaysia Dubai, Jeddah & India join forces with major tourism partners to spearhead Malaysia promotion in Virtual Gulf Travel Show 2021. Tourism Malaysia has become the Diamond partner in GTS 2021 to further communicate the ‘Malaysia Truly Asia’ brand to the travel industry fraternity in MENA and India markets. This time we are planning to showcase Malaysia with our 10 selected tourism partners who will be engaged with Middle East & India potential buyers during the 2 days virtual show. This a great opportunity for us to interact with the industry players and plan for the New Normal once Malaysia opens its borders to welcome tourists. For this year, we are promoting the hashtag  #WeMissYou to the market indicating that we miss the tourists coming to our beautiful country and can’t wait to see them again at the Malaysian shore soon.” The past one year was a test for survival of the fittest, proactive and wide open minders and those who …

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Meet partners virtually at GTS 2021 on March 31 & April 1

The much awaited Gulf Travel Show (GTS), the perfect platform to meet and greet industry partners in virtual space will take place on March 31 and April 1 2021. Last November the first edition received a tremendous positive impact from the industry partners as they were provided the opportunity to network with partners from across the globe which targets the Middle East as one of their source markets. You can save your space today, Contact: crisna@ddppl.com +971 55 470 4200; sonia.butalia@ddppl.com +91 96503 11774; nikhil.jeet@ddppl.co It concluded with 40 plus exhibitors, 6000 one-to-one meetings, and 2,500 visitors from 59 countries which included travel agents, tour operators, tourism boards, airlines, hotels, travel management companies and international agencies. Local and international industry leaders attracted viewers with their insightful and engaging panel discussions. The hosted buyer programme along with the leader board motivated buyers to have meetings till the late hour. GTS with its proprietary exhibition software will help you recover, rebuild and reimagine relationships and products. Our first edition which concluded with great success was an affirmation of the need of the hour for the travel fraternity to ensure they maintain their connections and proactively search for new connections and/or partners that will help them grow their business help grow their brand and build long-term profitable business connections. At the onset of the first virtual event, we provided the platform which depicted that of a real live event, with our state of the art technology. As you enter the event, you were transported to the venue with a very easy to manage menu that enabled you to really enjoy the event without any hassle. The hosted buyers had the opportunity to earn …

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