Riyadh Travel Fair is celebrating its 10th anniversary as ‘KSA’s Leading Travel Trade and Consumer Show’ this year, and highlighting its immense popularity, the 2018 edition of the show has completely sold out.
A total of 60 per cent of this year’s event will be made up of Middle Eastern exhibitors, including the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority, Ministry of Tourism Bahrain, Oman Tourism and many others.
Riyadh Travel Fair 2018 will additionally host Scandinavian tourism boards for the first time, from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. Other destinations marking their debut at this year’s exhibition include Tanzania and Spain, who will join other European and African tourism boards including Czech Republic, Poland, Bosnia, Greece, Turkey, South Africa, Egypt and Tunisia.
North and South East Asia will additionally have a heightened presence at this year’s event, with the participation of Japan, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.
Director of sales and marketing, ASAS Exhibition (organiser of Riyadh Travel Fair), Sheikh Hafeez commented: “As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this year, the substantial growth in exhibitors underlines how Riyadh Travel Fair has firmly established itself as the leading industry event in the country. The KSA outbound market continues to attract huge interest and we are delighted to see such levels of growth from various key markets at the show this year. As early as now, we are accepting bookings for the 2019 show.”
This year’s event, taking place from April 10-13 at Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, will explore ‘The Innovation of Travel’ and will feature industry stakeholders as well as global brand names from the technology sector.