January 16, 2020

Jeddah International Travel and Tourism Exhibition 10th Highlights Family Tourism

Jeddah hosts the eighth edition of the Jeddah International Travel and Tourism Exhibition from 26 to 28 February 2020 at the Conference Hall - Jeddah Hilton, the leading exhibition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that attracts local and international travel industry leaders.

This international event will showcase during the three days a wide range of accommodation options, amazing travel destinations, travel technologies, medical and educational tourism, airlines to the world's most popular tourist destinations as well as tourism and travel service providers.

It also provides a unique opportunity for investors and managers in this vital sector to meet under one umbrella and communicate with each other to share experiences, services and do business, and to directly market their services to visitors.

This edition of JTTX exhibition will attract more than 200 exhibitors from more than 25 country and will attract more than 30,000 visitors including managers of travel and hospitality industries, and public visitors interested to discover personally the displayed travel services in the planning period for the next trip.

Maya Helfawi, president of the organizing committee and manager of 4M Event Management the organizer of the event said: "the next edition will highlight family tourism in the World and in the Middle East".

She added: "the statistics of the Middle East travel market has shown that more than two-thirds of the population prefer luxurious hotels to spend their holidays, also the size of the family tourism sector has grown significantly in recent years, prompting tour operators to design special holiday packages for families and showcase this product directly to the exhibition visitors to familiarize them with its features

and advantages.

Eng. Hamza Nasser, Executive Director of the exhibition said: "this event is organized for the eighth consecutive year in time when the sector is witnessing rapid growth thanks to the efforts of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage in addition to the various efforts and support provided by the relevant government sectors".

"The integration of the tourism sector into the priorities of the Saudi Vision 2030 will enable the acceleration of this growth and increase its efficiency in supporting the national economy".

He pointed out that "local and international statistics confirm this growth, where the tourism information and research centre "MAS" recently revealed in its statistics that the number of jobs in the tourism sector has exceeded 880 thousand jobs, also the number of inbound tourist trips has exceeded 18 million trips and spending $ 22 billion, while the number of outbound tourist trips approached 21 million trips and spending $ 22.4 billion".

The exhibition is always working to develop its performance in a way that satisfies all sponsors and participants and also to diversify the tourist destinations and services offered to meet the needs and wishes of visitors from both individuals and families. The Organizing Committee announce that the exhibition will be open free of charge throughout the three exhibition days from 4 pm to 11 pm.

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Aya Nasser

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