Middle East exhibitors at WTM London up 2.26% thanks to Expo 2020 preps

Published on : Monday, November 28, 2016

middle-east-exhibitors-at-wtmDriven by the positive regional potential of Expo 2020, increased numbers of travel professionals from across the Middle East, participated in this year’s World Travel Market in London.

 

There were a number of first timers exhibiting at WTM from the Middle East this year. Mention may be made of Saudia, the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and travel organization Alraqi from the Sultanate of Oman.

 

This helped the leading international travel trade to record a joint-record attendance of 51,500 and the highest number of exhibitor invitees and buyers in the 37-year history of the event, breakingtravelnews website reported.

 

The travel website further stated that the number of Middle East exhibitors showed a steady growth of 2.26 per cent compared to 2015.

 

Total visitor numbers (excluding press, ministers, ministers’ aides and students) for WTM London 2016 stood at 31,951 – a five per cent increase on WTM London 2015.

 

World Travel Market London senior director, Simon Press, said: “WTM London has grown at an unprecedented rate in recent years making it the event where the industry conducts its business.”

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