Arabian Travel Market is a travel and tourism b2b event unlocking business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals. Tourism destinations from the Middle East and around the world showcase a diverse range of accommodation options, breathtaking tourism attractions and new airline routes at this major event, with over 28,000 visitors meeting with over 9,000 exhibiting personnel in 2019. The 26th edition of the show had an overall 20% increase in international visitors with Chinese visitors increasing over 100% from the year before. Over 100 new exhibitors participated in ATM 2019 with 150 different countries represented over the largest amount of floor space the show has ever seen.
Middle Eastern Travel to U.S.
U.S. inbound travel from the Middle East reached over 1.2 million visitors in 2019. (Source: NTTO)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The FITUR show organizer has rescheduled FITUR 2021 to May 19-23, 2021, based on the current risk evaluation of the COVID-19 epidemic by local and global authorities.
FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. FITUR 2019 welcomed an astounding 135,838 trade participants and 109,134 people from the general public, who met with more than 9,000 exhibiting companies during the 5 day event.
There were 943,000 total arrivals to the U.S. from Spain in 2019, and is expected to increase to more than 1 million by 2024. (USDOC/OTTI)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: WTM Latin America has been postponed until August 3-5, 2021. Please find more information HERE
USA Pavilionat WTM Latin America 2021
International travel and tourism shows offer some of the most cost-effective opportunities for developing overseas markets, introducing new products and finding buyers, and the USA Pavilionprovides U.S. exhibitors with a choice of economical and hassle-free participation alternatives.
The United States welcomed 2.1 million visitors from Brazil in 2019 and is expected to reach 2.6 million by 2024. (Source: NTTO)
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The IFTM Top Resa show organizer has rescheduled IFTM Top Resa 2020 to October 5-8, 2021, based on the current risk evaluation of the COVID-19 epidemic by local and global authorities.
IFTM Top Resa is France’s leading international B2B tourism exhibition, attended by over 34,000 trade professionals. IFTM Top Resa 2018 was held at Paris Porte de Versailles from September 25-28, with over 1,700 exhibitors.
The French Market
France was the ninth-ranked overseas market for U.S. inbound travel in 2019, reaching over 1.8 million visitors, which is a 2% increase over 2018. Visitation numbers are projected to increase an additional 2.2 million by 2024. (USDOC/OTTI)
FESTURIS Gramado is one of the largest tourism events in South America. The 2019 edition of FESTURIS hosted 2,700 brands from 65 international destinations exhibiting with over 17,000 industry professionals and 450 journalists and digital influencers attending.
The United States welcomed 1.9 million visitors from Brazil in 2017 and is expected to increase an additional 29% by 2023. Brazil accounted for 14.1% of total international arrivals to the United States in 2016. (Source: NTTO)
Messe Berlin launched an international offshoot of one of its most successful B2B travel trade fairs (ITB Berlin) in China, May 2018. Partnering with leaders of China’s travel industry such as Ctrip, Alitrip, Tuniu, Utour, and Caissa, ITB China 2019 attracted 800 exhibiting companies from 84 countries, 17,000 trade professionals, and 850 buyers to the show.
“Buyers and trade visitors from China will be able to meet international exhibitors and business partners. Visitors to ITB China can also take the opportunity to attend the ITB China Convention, which runs parallel and will be jointly organized with TravelDaily China.” ITB Berlin – an export success story
The USA Pavilion at ITB China 2021 will provide some of the most cost-effective opportunities for developing overseas markets in a single USA-branded environment. Professional show coordination, access to the USA Hospitality Lounge and participation in all supporting activities allow you to focus on presenting your destination, products or services to show attendees.
China remained in the top 5 for overseas travel to the United States in 2019 with 2.8 million visitations. Visitor volume from China is expected to reach 3.5 million by 2024.
OTTI Top 21 Countries Forecast
Tourism Expo Japan , held in Osaka, will provide exhibitors with the opportunity to meet with tourism industry professionals and buyers in appointment-based sessions as well as a consumer facing component.
The Japanese Market
U.S. inbound travel from Japan reached over 3.753million in 2019 which is a 7% increase over 2018. (USDOC/OTTI)
ITB Berlin is the world’s premier travel and tourism event, covering the entire range of destinations and travel suppliers, including tour & receptive operators, airlines and airports, cruise lines, car and RV rentals, restaurants, hotels and resorts, shopping, attractions, sightseeing, transportation, travel technology, and more. ITB 2019 attracted over 113,500 buyers and trade visitors doing business with more than 10,000 exhibitors. According to estimates by Messe Berlin, the volume of sales at the world’s leading travel trade show increased from around 6.5 billion euros in 2014 to 7 billion euros in 2019.
The German Market
The United States welcomed over 2 million travelers from Germany in 2019 and is expected to increase an additional 10% by 2023. (Source: NTTO)