ITW Abu Dhabi is the world’s only dedicated Muslim majority travel event. The exhibition combines 4 tourism exhibitions, conferences and the Halal CEO forum, each addressing the needs of the fastest growing and most important sectors for Muslim majority travelers. These sectors for 2017 are Halal tourism, medical tourism, shopping tourism and family friendly travel.
ITW Abu Dhabi offers 5 days of exclusive activities including sector specific exhibitions, insightful seminars with experts sharing insider tips and industry expertise, facility tours, offsite partner meetings and first class networking opportunities. The combined events are supported by the global travel industry's largest ever hosted buyer programme. At ITW Abu Dhabi, we match buyers with sellers. We qualify and host the world's top tourism buyers to ensure that all participants maximize their participation and network with the industry’s key decision makers and budget holders.
The Muslim majority travel market continues to be one of the fastest growing segments in the global travel industry. In 2015, it was estimated that there were 117 million Muslim international travelers. This is projected to grow to 168 million by 2020, where the travel expenditure by Muslim travelers is expected to exceed USD 200 billion.
* Source: MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index 2016