EUROPEAN VISITORS TO GCC TO INCREASE 29% BY 2023, SAYS ATM REPORT

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29% over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a growing number of millennial and middle-class travellers and competitive air fares, according to the latest data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019. According to ATM’s research partner, Colliers International, as many as 8.3 million EU residents will travel to the GCC in 2023, an additional 1.9 million travellers when compared to 2018 arrival figures.
Adding to this, figures from ATM 2018 show the number of delegates, exhibitors and attendees interested in doing business with Europe increased by 24% between 2017 and 2018.

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