What's on at ATM

A place for networking and knowledge sharing

Events at Arabian Travel Market

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.

Travel Forward at ATM

Co-located with Arabian Travel week, here you will meet innovative technology and solution providers showcasing the next generation in travel technology. Cutting-edge conference programme with inspiring presentations and case studies from elite industry leaders plus don’t miss the Start-up Showcase featuring innovations from some of the brightest minds in the travel and hospitality industry. 

Travel Forward Conference

This free-to-attend conference brings 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 conference features a mix of panel sessions, interviews and presentations all with the goal of inspiring and education with actionable takeaways. You’ll hear from hotel chains, OTAs and infrastructure partners and technology providers from across the global travel industry.

Seminars & Workshops

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.

Buyers’ Club Speed Networking

At our Buyers networking event we want to help you establish long lasting business partnerships, and we do this inviting exhibitors to hold five minute meetings with buyers of their choice. If the meeting has been successful we can arrange a more in-depth meeting at their stand during the show.

Influencer Speed Networking

The Influencer Speed Networking event will provide an opportunity for exhibitors to take part in mini-meetings with over 50 travel bloggers to explore ways to work together in the future. Bloggers and Influencers will be grouped by geography and by travel sector such as luxury travel, family travel, food and more. 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. 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.

The Travel Agents' Academy

The ATM Travel Agents’ Academy is a series of 2 half day programmes of free training and networking specifically aimed at Travel Agents who are attending ATM.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, morning session at 10:00, afternoon session at 13:30
Location: ATM Global Stage

The academy will include:

  • Briefings on emerging destinations 
  • Plus refreshments and course completion certificate 
  • Briefings on emerging destinations 
  • Plus refreshments and course completion certificate 

Responsible Tourism

World Travel Market Responsible Tourism unites the global travel industry, companies, organisations and professionals alike, to share sustainable practices and ethical methods and drive the responsible tourism agenda.

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.