Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing in Russia, Baltic and CIS countries has become an official partner of OTM 2018: Arabian Countries online fair
From 6 to 19 August, the 5th annual B2B online fair dedicated to Arab countries will take place at Profi.Travel venue.
In 2018, the office of Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing in Russia, Baltic and CIS countries has become the official fair partner to present best travel offers and introduce latest novelties of tour products.
Number of confirmed exponents grows continuously — there are 4 tour operators among them, as well as hotels and air carriers from Dubai, Abu-Dhabi and other UAE emirates. During a week exponents will present travel novelties of one of the most in-demand destinations among Russian tourists — United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan and other regional countries, while travel professionals get ready for the sales before the peak season. About 30 participating companies will held online presentations about Arab countries along with editorial streamings dedicated to accessible and intense leisure, when fair attendees will be provided with training materials about tour products, flight programs, hotels, guided and combined tours, ets. The fair is expected to be one of the most saturated event in the world of tourism.
Profi.Travel invites travel companies representatives working with Arab East, hoteliers, DMCs and others interested in increasing sales and building new business contacts to become the online fair exponents and introduce their product to travel professionals.
Last year, 19 travel companies from 5 countries took part and 23 online presentations have been held throughout the Arabian Online Fair 2017. Over 2600 travel professionals from 13 countries have attended the fair.
This year, at least 2 000 tourism representatives are expected to attend the fair’s booths and online presentations.
Alexey Vengin, CEO Profi.Travel:
“Arab countries are traditionally considered as most inviting, favourite and in-demand leisure destination among Russian tourists, especially in winter season. According to Russian Statistics Committee, 766 000 of Russians visited UAE last year, which is 35% more than in 2016. This points to the fact that interest in Arab countries deepens and our goal is to tell about best travel offers on the market and help everyone who is eager to work with tour products of Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan and other regional countries”.