Looking for a weekend staycation, long-haul getaway or the perfect Eid break on a budget? Visit the first ever ATM Holiday Shopper where hundreds of exclusive travel and tourism deals will be on offer for one day only.
“Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre on April 27 – the day before the official opening of Arabian Travel Market – travel agencies, hotels and far-flung destinations will be offering a wide range of incredible deals to consumers attending the show,” said Danielle Curtis, exhibition director ME, Arabian Travel Market.
With itineraries for thousands of hotels and resorts across the world, Middle Eastern holiday website HolidayMe will be providing 20 per cent off package holidays to the first 100 visitors to its stand. While, Holiday Factory, a leading tour operator in the UAE market, will be offering 10 per cent off package holidays to 25 destinations across the Indian Ocean, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Those looking for a relaxing family break over Eid can visit Ras Al Khaimah’s stand and receive up to 20 per cent off on hotel stays or a complimentary room upgrade at various properties across the emirate as well as up to 20 per cent off on spa treatments and food and beverage during your stay.
Experience warm, welcoming and authentic Arabian hospitality with up to 35 per cent off when booking a package holiday at one of Time Hotels’ various properties across the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Other deals on the day will include 10 per cent off when booking a trip to Lebanon with Nakhal; up to $50 off per adult on all escorted tours booked through Cox and Kings plus free visa and travel insurance on European escorted tours and 10 per cent off when making a booking with coach travel company Globus and Cosmos and an additional 5 per cent off for repeat customers.
Consumers will also have the chance to enter into a raffle draw with the chance of winning a trip to the Czech Republic for two people – inclusive of flights and accommodation. Other prizes include two tickets to the UEFA Europa League Final in Baku, two tickets to the UEFA Nations League Final in Portugal and two tickets to a Manchester United match in the UK.
Curtis said: “The event will feature a number of talks and presentations in a relaxed environment - designed to provide travellers with an in-depth knowledge on a range of travel destinations and tour packages that cover all major attractions within any one country - as well as information on visa compliance and travel insurance.”
Attendees can immerse themselves in faraway cultures with the world’s first Virtual Reality (VR) Travel experience. Ride through the streets or soar over the sights of some of the world’s most famous cities including Rome, Tokyo, the Swiss Alps, Masai Mara Kenyan Safari, Dubai, Paris and Washington DC.
Enjoy a range of family-friendly attractions throughout the day such as cultural displays, calligraphy, henna and falconry amongst many other activities.
Curtis added: “Holiday Shopper is a great addition to ATM 2019 and we look forward to welcoming consumers, offering them a range of attractive discounts and incentives as well as providing a complete overview of some of the world’s leading travel destinations to further whet the appetite.”
Brand new for this year’s show will be the launch of Arabian Travel Week, an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows including ATM 2019, ILTM Arabia, Connect Middle East, India & Africa – a new route development forum and new consumer-led event ATM Holiday Shopper.
Arabian Travel Week will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 27 – May 1. - TradeArabia News Service