Emirates, a fast growing airline, returns to the 20th edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which runs from Monday to Thursday.
A pivotal partner of ATM since its inception 20 years ago, Emirates reaffirms its commitment to the region’s foremost travel and trade show.
As with ATM, Emirates has become a remarkable success over the past 20 years, achieving milestones that have contributed to Dubai’s development as an aviation and tourism hub.
“ATM has been a perfect platform to showcase our constant innovation and new initiatives across the Emirates Group, and our partnership in the last 20 years has been a mutually rewarding experience,” said Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ executive vice president, passenger sales worldwide.
He said: “In 2012, we saw another unprecedented growth for Emirates — we introduced 15 new destinations to our network; took delivery of 33 new aircraft including 11 A380s and 22 Boeing 777s; and opened Concourse A at Dubai International, the world’s first purpose-built facility for the A380.”
Emirates returns to ATM with the iconic Emirates globe. The spectacular globe will have a striking visual display of 30 60” large screens embedded in the circumference of the globe panels.
The 529-square meter globe features six 40” digital multi-touch screen displays, replacing traditional brochure stands on the outer edges of the platform.
These displays invite visitors to vote for their favorite Emirates destinations on an interactive world map.
On ATM’s opening day, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman and chiefexecutive, Emirates Airline & Group will give the opening address at the ATM seminar — “20 Years: Then, Now and the Future” at 13:00pm at the Seminar Theatre, Hall 1.
In addition, ATM presents “The Big Conversation” featuring Emirates Airline’s President Tim Clark and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce discussing their vision for the future development of this ground breaking partnership.
The event will be held from 14:45 to 16:15pm at the Seminar Theatre, Hall 1.