Published on : Saturday, March 16, 2019
The eleventh Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2019, the prominent travel industry show of Saudi Arabia, will be organized from March 28-30 at Al Faisaliah Tower Hotel. It is anticipated to offer business networking opportunities, seminars, ministerial discussions, and showcase the achievements of the tourism sector in the last 12 months. Furthermore, the fair will be a major opportunity for the general public to have first-hand information on the newest offerings for the tourists and special deals across the globe.
This year’s edition will be the biggest one to date, with a growth in both the number of exhibitors and anticipated higher visitor numbers.
More than 300 exhibitors representing 55 countries will take part this year.
“Last year the RTF featured 270 exhibitors with visitor attendance at 28,695,” said Bander Al Gryni, General Manager ASAS Exhibitions – RTF organiser. “That was an increase of 39 per cent compared with the 2016 edition just three years ago. This year, we will continue our year-on-year growth as exhibitors cross the 300 mark and expected number of visitors goes beyond 30,000.”
The RTF is for the travel professionals as well as the general public who are looking for thorough information related to the destination and special deals. Visitors to the 2019 edition will be able to act together directly with tourism authorities, hotels, airlines, destination management companies and travel agents from world over.
At the fair, authorities of tourism from around the Arabian Gulf region will again have a powerful presence, including pavilions sponsored by Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority. Other national pavilions include those from Mauritius, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, South Africa, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Bosnia Herzegovina, Czech Republic, South Korea, Hungary, Poland, France, Romania, Bulgaria, Jordan, India, Ethiopia, Sweden, Spain, Norway, and Denmark.
Important travel agencies like Al Riyadh Travel and Tourism will be there, as well as hospitality brands like Centara Hotels and Resorts and Rotana Hotels to name just a few.
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