QATAR TRAVEL MART RETURNS WITH ITS THIRD EDITION

QATAR TRAVEL MART RETURNS WITH ITS THIRD EDITION By Abinaya Rajagopal - July 01, 2024
QATAR TRAVEL MART RETURNS WITH ITS THIRD EDITION

QATAR TRAVEL MART

Qatar Travel Mart extends heartfelt congratulations to Hamad International Airport (HIA) for its remarkable achievement in being named the 'World’s Best Airport' at the prestigious 2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards. In addition, Hamad International Airport was proudly named 'World’s Best Airport Shopping' for the second consecutive year and 'Best Airport in the Middle East' for a record tenth consecutive year.

Qatar Travel Mart celebrates this extraordinary achievement by HIA, further solidifying Qatar's position as a global leader in the aviation and tourism sectors. As one of the countries with the highest tourism recovery rates post-COVID-19, Qatar continues to attract travellers from around the world, drawing by its unparalleled hospitality and world-renowned attractions.

Qatar Travel Mart (QTM) the premier travel & tourism exhibition in Doha, Qatar returns with its third edition which is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the competitiveness of Qatar's tourism sector. Through strategic partnerships, engaging discussions, and immersive experiences, QTM serves as a catalyst for growth, innovation, and collaboration within the tourism industry. By bringing together key stakeholders, QTM aims to showcase Qatar's rich cultural heritage, diverse attractions, and unparalleled hospitality to a global audience. 

The success of its previous edition, Qatar Travel Mart 2023, was a testament to the collective support, effort, and dedication of all entities involved since its inception in 2020. The event hosted 60 countries, 250 exhibitors, 137 hosted buyers, and welcomed 9,620 visitors during the three-day exhibition at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). The second edition of Qatar Travel Mart was met with overwhelming positivity from exhibitors, who found the event to be immensely beneficial for their business growth and networking opportunities.

One exhibitor, Mr. Mohammed Ahmed Al Asmakh, Direct of Assest Management at Katara¬†Hospitality, commented, " The exhibition has successfully helped us achieve our objectives ‚Ästsecuring new contracts and forging new partnerships with companies we hadn't engaged¬†with before. The exhibition has successfully helped us achieve our objectives ‚Äď securing new¬†contracts and forging new partnerships with companies we hadn't engaged with before."

The third edition of the Qatar Travel Mart Exhibition is set to redefine the landscape of tourism by inviting a diverse array of participants, including the public, senior executives, decision-makers, tourism specialists, academics, researchers, government officials, and representatives from associated sectors.
QTM 2024 marks an expansion, covering twice the area of the previous edition, to accommodate a larger number of participants from different countries and enrich the experience of attendees and visitors alike.

QTM will showcase popular travel destinations and reveal the latest trends in Business, Leisure, Luxury, Medical, Cultural, Sports, & Halal tourism. It will also provide opportunities for new investments in the development of tourism and include a high-level conference for discussions and insights from regional and international tourism experts. Participants can look forward to a range of exciting features, including a media Familiarization trip, culminating in an Awards night and Gala Dinner to honour travel and tourism professionals. Moreover, Global Village performances, with the participation of more than 30 embassies, will add cultural richness and diversity to the event. Highlighting the significance of the hosted buyer’s program, which was fully funded by Qatar
Tourism, the exhibition aims to replicate the success of previous editions. This program played a decisive role in facilitating connections and fostering collaboration among industry stakeholders. 


The event will be attended by international associations, senior-level executives, and decision-makers from the tourism sector. Qatar Travel Mart will enable international buyers and visitors to discover what Qatar has to offer and consider it part of their travel plan, bringing together entities, such as DMCs, Hotels, Tour and Cruises Operators, Travel Agencies, Travel Technology Companies, Associations Tourism Boards and more.

By Abinaya Rajagopal - July 01, 2024

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