According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the Middle East’s travel and tourism sector are expected to rise by over 27%. Despite the sector coming to a near standstill in 2020, it is now recovering with a heightened focus on consumer-centricity. The hospitality sector is making considerable efforts toward elevating people’s experiences and making sure that their travel journey is personalized by engaging in customer-centered practices.

Forbes Middle East in partnership with Rotana Hotels & Resorts will gather hospitality & tourism leaders to discuss the innovative strategies being put forth by the sector to boost & promote tourism in the region. Join us as the leaders will provide their industry-leading insights on the recent developments & advancements that are being made to transform the hospitality sector in the Middle East.


Basmah Al-Mayman

Regional Director of the Middle East

World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)

Guy Hutchinson

President and CEO


Hala Matar Choufany


HVS Middle East, Africa and South Asia

Tony Douglas

Group Chief Executive Officer

Etihad Aviation Group


Ramia Farrage

Senior Presenter / Producer

Forbes Middle East

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    Forbes Middle East is a licensee of Forbes Media and extends the Forbes brand of journalism across the Arab world. Forbes Middle East’s distinctive editorial style attracts a readership of Arab leaders, entrepreneurs, C-level executives, government officials and investors united by a belief in the spirit of free enterprise and entrepreneurial values.Across the region, Forbes Middle East sets the pace for preemptive business journalism. By uncovering trends and anticipating opportunities in the regional marketplace, each monthly issue brings top executives the information critical to their success – in both Arabic and English language editions. The magazine researches and publishes original rankings, based on methodologies set by Forbes Media.

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