I was honoured to be on the judging panel for the greatest stands at this year’s Arabian Vacation Sector, alongside with fellow judges Matt Gibson, CEO, UpThink Andrew Wingrove, Team Director, Encourage Media Group Joe Mortimer, Editor-at-Big, Places of the Globe Information and Philip Wooller, Region Director Center East & Africa – STR.
Thanks to its futuristic and eye-catching style amongst 1,500 exhibiting companies, the SAUDIA stand was topped as winner of both the Ideal Stand Structure and the People’s Decision Award at the preferred Most effective Stand Awards. Using vivid colors and futuristic design and style things, the 3-amount SAUDIA stand featured a mesmerising and immersive staircase. For the Greatest Stand Structure category, the concentrate was on figuring out a stand with a artistic style that makes the best use of available area and seems inviting from a customer point of view.
Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director ME, Arabian Journey Marketplace, stated: “Arabian Journey Marketplace is once again very pleased to celebrate the greatest of exhibition stand style and function experiences with the return of the Very best Stand Awards. A common theme highlighted all through the exhibition halls this calendar year was the ability to generate an immersive encounter that features an engaging and imaginative search into the company’s items and expert services.”
Judges selected the Department of Tradition and Tourism – Abu Dhabi stand for Very best Stand Feature for its capacity to pull in the crowds from the exhibition floor, when the Dubai Tourism, Saudi Tourism Authority and Emaar Hospitality Group stands were all extremely counseled in this classification.
The coveted award for Most effective Stand for Undertaking Organization was awarded to Jumeirah International for its inviting and aesthetically fantastic layout that incorporated a hectic and stimulating natural environment for networking and company. Runner ups in this classification incorporated Turkish Airlines, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Mousa for their artistic use of technologies and installations.
The Greatest New Stand class gain was awarded to Ishraq Hospitality, who were being creating their debut at the demonstrate this yr, for their picket structure reminiscent of the desert landscape.
The remaining award was the Best Stand inside the ATM Vacation Tech, which shines a mild on the relevance of technological innovation to the market and rewards exhibitors with a tech focus. TBS/Vbooking’s impressive structure impressed the judges for its immersive metaverse practical experience.
The winners of this year’s awards were being offered with their awards on the exhibition demonstrate flooring yesterday. Introduced in 2015, the Ideal Stand Awards have been created to recognise creative style and design, people techniques and the business-pleasant attraction of exhibiting companies’ stands at ATM.
Summary of the ATM 2022 stand award winners
People’s Preference Award – SAUDIA
Most effective Stand Style and design – SAUDIA
Greatest Stand Characteristic – Office of Society and Tourism – Abu Dhabi
Best Stand for Accomplishing Organization – Jumeirah International
Very best New Stand – Ishraq Hospitality
Most effective Stand at the Travel Tech Demonstrate – TBS/Vbooking
About Arabian Journey Sector (ATM)
Arabian Vacation Marketplace (ATM), now on its 29th yr, is the leading, global vacation and tourism event in the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism pros. ATM 2021 showcased in excess of 1,300 exhibiting providers from 62 nations throughout 9 halls at Dubai Environment Trade Centre, with attendees from additional than 110 countries about the four days. Arabian Journey Market place is part of Arabian Vacation Week. #ATMDubai