Newsletters — February 8, 2017

Invitation: Arabian Travel Market 2017 in Dubai, UAE

Middle East and Arabian peninsula especially offers interesting target market area where family travel, MICE and luxury products are commonly requested by the locals.      Tour operators from UAE see Baltic Sea region as a new, interesting, and competitive product, compared to othercountries. To market the area, we have to promote events especially like travel fairs, where you can meet people from various sectors to understand the current trends. There are some challenges too. Hence to market Northern Europe in Arab countries, one must be familiarized with the needs of the target groups especially the Arab family travelers. The most important market areas are Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In these cities operates several professional tour operators which have offices also in neighbor countries. Local airline companies Emirates and Qatar Airways have been active to expand their operations and frequencies to Nordic countries. The latest news is Qatar Airways to open it’s route from Dohan to Helsinki. All local airlinecompanies are having frequent routes to other parts of Asia, which makes Qatar and the United Arab Emiratesimportant hubs too. Time and Place24.-27.4.2017; Dubai in UAE. Participation fee4.900 € + VAT 24 % (company, max. one representatives                                     from the company).    550 € + VAT 24 % (additional representatives from the                                      same company, max. 3 are aloud) Price includesOrganizing the sales events among local tour operators and travel agencies; manuals, pre-registred meetings,  English speaking ToolBox partner assistance. Price doesn’t includeFlight tickets in/out Dubai, accommodation or transportation expenses, or meals during the fair. Sales Visits Possible to organize Sales Visit among Dubai or Abu Dhabi based tour operators. Max. 4 companies/day. Price 350 euros/person. Note!Minimum amount of participants is 4 company representatives. The registration order is; first booking, first service. Registration the latest 15.2.2017, office [at]