These co-located events represent the fastest growing sectors in the international tourism market and are designed to deliver an all-encompassing event exclusively focusing on new tourism revenue opportunities.

ITW Abu Dhabi combines a week of exlusive activities including an exhibition at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre , insightful seminars with experts sharing insider tips and industry expertise, tours, offsite meetings, first class networking opportunities and a glittering gala awards evening celebrating outstanding achievements in the international tourism arena.

In addition, the 2016 event is supported by the global travel industry's largest ever-hosted buyer programme.

The summit will have specific trade and consumer timings enabling participants to benefit from new business opportunities with both a trade and consumer audience.

If you are looking to grow your international travel portfolio and discover new revenue streams then ITW Abu Dhabi is a summit where the global travel market comes to do business with you.

Now in its second year, The World Halal Tourism Summit brings together the global family friendly tourism community in a unique summit dedicated to the needs of family friendly travel.

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The World Halal Travel Awards exclusively represents the booming global family friendly travel sector. The awards celebrate outstanding products and services within the family friendly tourism sector.

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High level debate of ministers and key stakeholders on Intra OIC tourism co-operation and the real world challenges of implementation.

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Participating in the Family Vacation Show puts you face to face with high net worth UAE travelers eager to see the world!

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International Travel Week and The World Medical Tourism Congress Unite In Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Shopping has become one of the largest and most important components in international tourism.

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Industry News

UAE to represent 90pc of ME leisure tourism market

The UAE is forecast to make up 90 per cent of the leisure tourism market in the Middle East by 2020,.. [+]

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59% UAE residents prefer staycations

A recent survey by Emaar Hospitality Group conducted by YouGov stated that staycations are very popular during the summer. 63% of respondents... [+]

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Medical Tourism Industry Valued At $439B; Poised For 25% Year-Over-Year Growth By 2025

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ITW Abu Dhabi to address tourism safety issues

International Travel Week-Abu Dhabi (ITW-Abu Dhabi) has officially announce to host the inaugural World Halal Tourism Summit.. [+]

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Taiwan turns up charm to woo Muslim travellers

Taiwan is going the extra mile to woo Muslim travellers from South-east Asia and the Middle East to boost tourist arrivals even .. [+]

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ITW Abu Dhabi to address tourism safety, security issues

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Next stop for Rixos Hotels: Abu Dhabi

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DFertility Treatments in UAE Surge Thanks to Medical Tourism

HEALTH speaks with Dr. David Robertson, Group Medical Director and IVF Consultant,. [+]

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Dubai is a hub of reproductive medicen

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Abu Dhabi Summer Season is back

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CASE STUDY- 'Muslim Airbnb'

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The halal tourism opportunity in China

Muslim-friendly or halal tourism has yet to take off in China but the foundations are there. China has a long Islamic heritage... [+]

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Vietnam eyes $30 bln tourism revenue by 2020

The tourism sector targets annual revenues of US$30 billion and a 10 percent share of GDP by 2020,. [+]

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Non-Gaming Tourists

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Halal-certified airline caterers witness growth

Growing demand for halal-certified food by airlines is encouraging suppliers worldwide.. [+]

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TAT sets sights on Myanmar

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Muftiate looking for $25m for halal holiday and medicine among Tatars and oil workers

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Oman travel firm capitalises on halal travel market growth

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Qatar Airways on a buying spree: 49% of Meridiana and 10% of LATA

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(Yonhap Feature) S. Korea eyes Muslims for tourism growth

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Chinese tourists spend record amounts but Australian

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TAT sets revenue targets for 2017

Tourism Authority of Thailand projects the country's tourism revenue will reach THB2.84 trillion in 2017 from both domestic and international markets... [+]

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Dusit Thani Manila is now Halal ready

Dusit Thani Manila recently received the distinction of being the first 5-Star luxury hotel in the Makati.. [+]

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'Shopping festival aimed at jolting tourism, trade movement'

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Healthy growth of Muslim-friendly medical tourism

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The economic benefits brought by foreign tourists who come to Korea

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Halal tourism becoming popular among tourists travelling from Oman

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WHTS wins Salam Standard award for Muslim travel excellence

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More hotels go extra mile for Muslim guests

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Can Turkey's Tourism Sector Survive This One?

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Dental Tourism – Trends, Growth, Opportunities and Challenges – An insight by Dr Prem Jagyasi

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Exhibitors and Partners Statements

I think it will grow every year and hope 2016 will be bigger with more seminars and we will do our best to support it.   Read More

Hizmet Turizm

As a hosted buyer I found the event to the very beneficial, Abu Dhabi is a wonderful location.      Read More

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

We are pleased to express that we are absolutely delighted with the outcome of the participation of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center at the World Halal Travel Summit. Our stand had noticeable traction with a big number of official VIPs and a lot of Halal tourism   Read More

Bella Tours

The educational seminars were very strong - I attended many sessions and found the whole event to be excellent-for sure I will be attending again in 2016 and look forward to receiving the hosted buyer invitation.    Read More

Kamraan Siddiqui
Holiday Bosnia

We found the event well organised and an extremely useful platform to share ideas and best practice approaches towards the concepts of halal/ Islamic tourism. It was also a great opportunity to network with a wide range of stakeholders from all over the world.    Read More

Indonesia Ministry of Tourism

Indonesia participates again in 2016 but this time bigger than 2015 as we want to bring more sellers. we found the event excellent for business networking and we now need to follow up with all the business leads and contacts we achieved.    Read More

Jannah Hotels & Resorts

For Jannah Hotels & Resorts WHTS15 was a successful show & we'll increase the size of our stand in 2016.    Read More

Legend Tours South Africa

Im really happy i attended the show. I got some good new destinations to add to our product offering, good networking and met some exciting tour operators that will appeal to our clientele.    Read More

Zied Kammoun
Director of Sales, Marjan Island Resort & Spa

One of the major and fast growing event concept that gather all the tourism & hospitality experts in the region.It's a great occasion to meet with a new source and specific source market,   Read More

His Excellency Dr.
Rami Hamdallah
Prime Minister of the State of Palestine

Palestine, the cradle of religions and civilizations, participates in the International Travel Week in Abu Dhabi. This event is of great importance to promote Palestine as a major destination for Halal tourism    Read More