Published on : Thursday, September 30, 2021
Saudi, the authentic home of Arabia, has been confirmed as Official Partner Country of TTG Travel Experience 2021, cementing its presence as a leading tourism destination in the international marketplace. The Italian Exhibition Group event will be held at Rimini Expo Centre (Italy) from October 13 to 15 and is the most important Italian marketplace for the tourism industry, a significant platform in stimulating supply and demand on a global scale.
The event will bring together more than 20 countries with The World section featuring Saudi, Qatar, Morocco, Tunisia, Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Cuba, Colombia, Jordan, Maldives, Seychelles and, for Europe, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Norway, Poland, Belgium, Austria, Malta, Ireland and Cyprus.
Fahd Hamidaddin, Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) said, “As the world continues to reopen and travel safely resumes, our participation in TTG Travel Experience is in line with our international strategy to inspire, engage and convert, bringing to life Saudi’s diverse offering of cultural adventures, world class heritage sites and authentic Arabian hospitality.”
STA is responsible for raising awareness of Saudi as a tourism destination. The organization is focused on developing partnerships with travel trade partners around the world, to expand the reach of Saudi’s tourism offer and to drive conversion in key source markets.
He further mentioned, “Saudi has a wealth of iconic sites for travellers to experience, the pristine Red Sea, the awe-inspiring Arabian dunes, the rich cultural and heritage sites and the exciting line up of entertainment offers. Now that our borders are open, we look forward to welcoming international visitors with open hearts and open minds.”
Corrado Peraboni, CEO of Italian Exhibition Group added, “We are honoured by Saudi’s participation as TTG Partner Country. The involvement of 23 countries confirms the international market value that our event has for Italian organized tourism companies and the matching potential for foreign buyers. On the four cardinal points of the globe, from Ireland to the Seychelles, from Cuba to Japan, for the 2021 edition of IEG’s event, confidence is the fundamental driver of the international tourism industry.”