Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019
The S Hotel Al Barsha, the famous Dubai-based hotel chain has confirmed its participation in Arabian Travel Market 2019, the international travel and tourism event offering immense business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. The event will start from April 28th and will continue till May 1st, 2019, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
To quote Shailesh Grover, General Manager of The S Hotel Al Barsha, “We are glad to take part in Arabian Travel Market. As the region’s leading travel fair, ATM offers us a fabulous platform to introduce and showcase our first The S Hotel in the Middle East, The S Hotel Al Barsha.”
“As the global meeting place for the travel trade, it is a must for us to be present. We are excited to meet our peers, share ideas with trade professionals as well as investors and developers. We also have a unique opportunity to touch base with our key partners who have been supporting the inbound traffic and to get the right mix of business share in the ensuing period.”
A recently published research report by the Arabian Travel Market ahead of the important event reveals that the UAE is all prepared to welcome 8.92 million visitors from the prominent five source markets by 2023. The report also underlines that the top three source markets of the country for inbound tourism are India, KSA and UK. The number of Indian visitors going to the UAE will increase at a CAGR of 7% to 3.01 million in 2023, as arrivals from Saudi Arabia and the UK will experience a boost of 2% and 1% to 1.76 million and 1.28 million respectively over the same period.
“Our marketing efforts are geared towards attracting guests from these high-growth segments. Our focus is to get a bigger slice of the inbound tourists from India, KSA, UK, China and Russia. We’re also targeting the GCC & Middle East, Southeast Asia, Far East Asia, Europe and Latin America,” Grover explains.