What's on at ATM

A place for networking and knowledge sharing

As well as the networking and business opportunities at our exhibition, it is also a time for you to develop your knowledge and understanding of the industry. Seminars run across four days and feature a variety of speakers from the travel industry to help you gain better insight on the latest industry trends. Beyond the live event ATM Virtual will host a full programme of webinars for you to view from the comfort of your home or office.  

Travel Forward - the travel technology exhibition at ATM

Taking Travel Technology to a new level at ATM - meet innovative technology and solution providers showcasing the next generation in travel technology. Plus a cutting-edge seminar programme packed with inspiring presentations and case studies from industry leaders.  And don’t miss the Startup Showcase - featuring the very latest tech innovations from some of the brightest minds in the travel & hospitality Industry.

Travel Forward Theatre

These live sessions will bring together a cutting-edge, inspiring line up of industry experts, providers and influencers to deliver a rich programme of experience. Gain insights about how technology can make a real difference to your organisational bottom line. The seminars features a mix of panel sessions, interviews and presentations all with the goal of inspiring and educating with actionable takeaways. You’ll hear from hotel chains, OTAs, infrastructure partners and technology providers from across the global travel industry.

ATM Global Stage

Develop your knowledge and understanding of the travel industry in seminars, featuring a variety of speakers and influential figures from the travel industry covering the latest insights. Kicking off with an opening session exploring ATM's annual theme of ‘A New Dawn for Travel and Tourism’, the spotlight will be thrown onto the current state of the industry and more importantly, what the future holds. It will also look at the emerging trends and how innovation can drive the industry forward.  Programme highlights will include the Hotel Industry Summit, 2021 Programme Coming Soon.  Watch on demand sessions from ATM Virtual 2020 (directing to ATM Virtual https://hub.wtm.com/atm-virtual/)

ATM Virtual Webinars

Both Travel Forward and ATM Seminar content will continue on the ATM Virtual platform a week later continuing the discussion and presenting new webinars including the ATM Hotel Industry Summit, the Saudi Arabia Tourism Summit, plus sessions on Responsible Tourism, ARIVAL seminars, Exhibitor Destination Briefings, Aviation, Cultural and Luxury Tourism.

Influencer Speed Networking

Taking place as part of ATM Virtual, the Influencer Speed Networking event will provide an opportunity for exhibitors to take part in 5 minute meetings with leading travel influencers to explore ways to work together in the future.  Exhibitors - make sure whoever in your company is responsible for working with bloggers or researching potential blogger relationships is in attendance.

Arival Dubai @ ATM 2021

ARIVAL Dubai @ ATM is a series of unmissable sessions covering current and future trendsfor operators of tours and attractions. Taking part with ATM Virtual, the focus is to look to the future and grow business through marketing, technology, distribution thought leadership, and executive level connections. 

Arival advances the business of creating amazing in-destination experiences by providing insights and a community for creators and sellers of tours, activities and attractions. 

Session highlights include:

  • Exclusive research on sector trends in the Middle East from Arival Co-founder and CEO Douglas Quinby
  • “As Me Anything” interviews with senior executives from leading attractions and online travel agencies in the region
  • Roundtable discussions on key trends and challenges in distribution, technology and changing customer behavior, featuring executives from tour operators, attractions, distributors and destinations
  • Roundtable discussions on key trends and challenges in distribution, technology and changing customer behaviour
  • Insights on technology trends in online booking, connectivity, mobile ticketing, revenue management and more
  • Digital marketing best-practices designed specifically for tour and attraction operators

priohub is an omni-channel ticketing platform that enables global connectivity between resellers and suppliers and provides ticketing solutions to reach customers via multiple channels.

At Arival Dubai @ ATM, you can reach a targeted audience of creators and sellers of the Middle East Region's Tours and Attractions sector.

Responsible Tourism

Building a sustainable and responsible future for travel and tourism, ATM aims to unite the global travel industry, companies, organisations and professionals alike, to share sustainable practices and ethical methods and drive the responsible tourism agenda.  Through the World Responsible Tourism Awards we recognise those businesses doing most to develop and implement responsible practices. Our focus is on raising the issues and spreading knowledge about practical solutions to the sustainability challenges our sector faces.

During ATM, we established valuable partnerships and new business relationships that are crucial for our business.

Angelo De Guzman
Central Hotels - Dubai, UAE

Register now for 2021

Keep an eye out in the coming months for the latest ATM programme and suppliers.