Arabian Travel Market
The exhibtion was officially opened by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Inspecting the revised plans for Nakheel’s Palm Deira. This year was the 14th edition of the exhibition. There are 2600 exhibitors from 64 countries. Exhibitor numbers are up 24% from last year’s show. The first day of the exhibition saw 5000 people attend. First day visitor numbers were up over 5% from last year. Apart from the UAE, countries with an increased number of visitors were Egypt, India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UK. First day visitors arrived from 88 countries worldwide. Countries exhibitiing for the first time included Croatia, Peru, Swaziland and Taiwan.