Trebds and Challenges in Tourism - Middle East

Venue: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Feb 20, 2007 End Date/Time: Feb 21, 2007
Registration Date: Feb 18, 2007
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Fleming Gulf is organizing a conference on Trend and Challenges in Tourism – Middle East which will take place on 20th & 21st February 2007, in Dubai.

“Trend And Challenges in Tourism – Middle East” Forum will bring industry leaders as well as senior government officials who will together provide a platform for positive interactive discussion, essential to the sustainable development of a competitive national tourism product in a five star setting. Complimenting this programme will be a dedicated networking session enabling partnerships between local, regional and international counterparts. This is an exclusive event that will assist in the development of successful mechanisms for national tourism.

Making progress beyond imagination, oil driven Middle East is today a major hub of tourism. The landscape may not provide much variance, but modern attractions in the form of skyscrapers, gorgeous shopping malls, luxurious hotels and artificially created islands are among its highlights. In 2005 the Middle East was the second fastest tourism growing region after China. Abundant liquid cash from higher petroleum prices and prudent investment are likely to see the region’s tourism industry booming and hence the significance of such a conference.

Some of the speakers include: Sultan Abu Jaber, Secretary General, Al Marai CoArab Tourism organization, who will be speaking on destination management in tourism services; Mr. Abdul Aziz Mohammed Al Rafaei, Head of Planning and Development – Tourism Affairs, Government of Bahrain, will be speaking about tourism in Middle East and it’s economic sustainability; Daniel Hajjar, Corporate Vice President – Sales and Marketing, Rotana Hotels, who will be speaking on trends, challenges and the Future. The speaker panel also includes Mohammed J Dahlan, Vice President, Jordan Travel Association; Dr. Ian Michael, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Zayed University; Maan Hamzi, Managing Editor, Middle East Travel; and many more…..

Fleming Gulf is a part of Jacob Fleming Group, who specializes in strategic B2B conferences for the Middle East market. Fleming Gulf conferences provide highly prestigious environment to discuss questions of the day with the regional and global leaders from the real estate, banking and finance, telecom, oil and gas and marketing industries.