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DTCM stand at ATM will be bigger

May 2 - Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) stand at the 17th edition of the Arabian Travel Market will be bigger this year, measuring 1225 square meters with 87 booths and 114 co-participants.  Last year’s the DTCM stand measured 1125 square meters and there were 105 co-participants. 

The ATM is taking place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center (DICEC) from May 4-7.  Dubai’s DTCM stand UAE 2300 is located in hall 3 of DICEC.  The events organizers said the first three days are exclusively for travel and tourism industry professionals, and the last day is for the general public.  Last year’s ATM had an exhibition space of 20,228 square meters and attracted 2,180 exhibitors and 15,026 visitors. The ATM is the world’s third largest travel and tourism fair and is being held under the patronage of Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, and the auspices of DTCM
 

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