Arabian Travel Market is located at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This is an exhibitions and international convention centre located on the city’s main highway and commercial skyscraper corridor, Sheikh Zayed Road.
How to get to Arabian Travel Market
Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road
Tuesday 2 May: 10.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 3 May: 10.00 - 18.00
Thursday 4 May: 10.00 - 17.00
Passports & visas
A visa is required to enter the UAE except for Nationals (Citizens) from the following countries that will be issued entry permits upon arrival at the airport in the UAE. If you require a visa prior to your arrival, there are three options available: Expatriate residents from the gulf states (Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain & Saudi Arabia) who are on the resident visa category of businessmen, company managers or representatives, auditors, accountants, doctors, engineers or employees working in the public sector can obtain a non-renewable 30-day visa upon arrival in UAE. For more information on the UAE visa, click here.
- UAE Consulate in your Country: We can issue a visa invitation letter should you wish to apply through the UAE consulate in your country. Please click here to facilitate this.
- Hotel: Request your hotel to arrange your visa. Not all hotels offer this option, please check prior to booking.
- Airline: if you travel by Emirates Airline, they will be able to assist with your visa.
Finding your way to DWTC
A range of transport options are available to get you wherever you want to be and these include:
- By train: Dubai Metro links DWTC to all major tourist attractions – including Dubai’s major business districts, major malls and hotels
- By taxi: Metered taxis across the city are easy to find, well-regulated, clean and comfortable, and provide a great opportunity to take in the sights of the city. Those that prefer to can opt for ladies-only taxis driven by women.
By car: There is direct access from the city’s main highway and commercial skyscraper corridor, Sheikh Zayed Road - giving you a direct gateway to all areas of Dubai and the wider UAE. Within the DWTC complex, take advantage of the extensive multi-storey parking facilities for around 5,000 cars as well as several free parking areas around the venue. See the parking map here.
For more information about how to get to the venue for ATM visit the Dubai World Trade Centre website.
Food & Drink
At the Dubai World Trade Centre there is a range of dining, retail and business services, whether you are an organiser, exhibitor or visitor. From car rental to pharmacies; coffee shops to banks.
Outlets are open from 6am for breakfast and throughout the day for lunch and dinner until event closing time.
Restaurants and cafés include: Caffe Nero, French Bakery, Hatam Restaurant, I love Juice, Japengo Café and more.
WiFi – free for visitors
The complex offers WiFi as a paid business service.
Dubai World Trade Centre offers wheel chair access throughout the complex, including a number of reserved parking spaces for disabled visitors.
Take a look at the current floorplan which is organised by regions.
Are visas affected by coronavirus/COVID-19?
Please check your visa requirements and your country’s travel advisory before going on your trip
Do I need a visa to enter Dubai?
Whether you need a visa or not is dependent on your country of citizenship. Most passport holders are eligible for a visa on arrival at no cost. However, others may need to apply for a visa beforehand. Select your nationality from the dropdown above to find out the visa requirements.
How do I apply for a Dubai tourist visa?
If you require a visa to enter the UAE, you can apply via approved airlines, hotels, travel agencies or tour operators. You can also be sponsored by a UAE resident or company. Use the dropdown above to find out more
How long can I stay in the UAE?
Your length of stay depends on your visa type starting from 14 and up to 180 days. Please select your country of citizenship from the dropdown menu above to find out more
What is the validity period of my visa?
All visas are valid for 60 days from the date of issue until entry to the UAE, except the 48-hour and 96-hour visa Transit Visa (valid for 30 days)
What nationalities are entitled to a visa on arrival in Dubai?
Citizens of more than 50 countries do not require a pre-arranged visa to enter Dubai. Use the dropdown above to check the requirements for your nationality.
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