The Ajman tourism delegation reported a successful participation in this year’s ITB Berlin, returning with encouraging investment opportunities from the European market.

 

The Ajman stand attracted high levels of interest from visitors and exhibitors who would like to discover the destination because of the new logo that was also unveiled at the world’s largest travel trade fair.

Dignitaries and VIPs visiting the Ajman stand including UAE Ambassador to Germany HE Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi; Director General of the National Council for Tourism and Antiquities Mohammed Al Muhairi; officials from UAE tourism authorities and other participants praise the new logo and slogan that reflects Ajman’s true identity.

Majority of the meetings conducted between the tourism department, hotels, tour operators, travel agencies and key destination management companies (DMCs) were focused on promoting the emirate of Ajman as both leisure and investment destination.

HE Faisal Al Nuaimi, General Manager of ATDD who heads the delegation said: “The result of this year’s participation in ITB was very promising. The members of the Ajman delegation were able to close important deals, met new partners and the new destination logo gave us more exposure not only in Germany but in the whole European market. ITB Berlin offers us a precious opportunity to promote Ajman on the global stage and highlight the Emirate’s business potential and investment opportunities.”

The hospitality sector conducted a series of B2B meetings with members of participating delegations and representatives of leading international travel agencies, hoteliers and investors who are seeking to close deals with the industry.

Ajman tourism also introduced the mobile application which provides the latest news about the tourism industry in the Emirate as well as a detailed guide of hospitality sector and culture heritage, travel agencies, events in Ajman and more. The application supports both English and Arabic languages and visitors to the stand received detailed information about the application through a video presentation.

Al Nuaimi added that the delegation is keen to participate in the most and major travel exhibition next year to get more exposure and better deals because “ITB gives us a great opportunity to meet and network with key industry leaders to support and realise the vision of Ajman.”

The Ajman delegation included Ajman Tourism, Ajman Saray, Fairmont Ajman, Crown Palace Hotel, Kempinski Hotel Ajman, The Ajman Palace Hotel, Ramada Hotel, Travel Center, ITL and Anta Travel and Tours.

 

About Ajman Tourism Development Department:

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) was established by His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashed Al-Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman.

ATDD aims to highlight the importance of tourist attractions available in the Emirate of Ajman, and lay down strategic plans for tourism promotion, locally, regionally and internationally, via holding/participating in conferences, exhibitions, and international promotion campaigns. ATDD also works on organizing and developing the tourism industry in the Emirate of Ajman, improving the potentials and services of tourism facilities with the aim of increasing national income.

ATDD is also responsible for preparing legislations, rules and regulations needed to organize and develop the tourism sector in the Emirate in cooperation with competent authorities. It also supervises tourist attractions in the Emirate, and makes sure that the facilities provided go in line with world standards with aim of luring tourists from around the world.

Classification of hotel establishments and facilities and supervising their tourist-oriented services, licensing and classification of tourism and travel agencies and supervising their performance also come high on the agenda of ATDD.

 

Source: The Idea Agency