Dubai Tourism

Arabian Travel Market to focus on $140b family travel market

News   •   Sep 06, 2014 08:52 GMT

KHALEEJ TIMES: Family-centric travel, which accounted for more than 12.5 percent of the $1.07 trillion global tourism market, has been selected as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2015, which takes place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 4-7 May 2015. According to Thomson Reuters’ data, the value of the global family tourism market was $140 billion in 2013. That figure is set to rise to over $180 billion by 2018 with growth expected to continue at a rate of 4.79 per cent annually until 2020, compared with just 3.8 per cent overall tourism growth.