Global travel sales, marketing & outsourcing

Saudi Arabia

Russel Sharpe

Russel Sharpe

  • Discover the World since 2010  
  • Senior regional posts with
    - Holiday Inns
    Meridien Hotels and Resorts

Contact details


Disccover the World
No 105 Executive Offices
Building Number 8

City: Dubai Media City
Postal code: 502068
Country: United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 4465703
Fax: +9714 390 2525

Description of Market

General Information:

  • Outbound travel: (Source: World Travel Organisation) Outbound vists from the Middle East: 12.1 million annually
  • 80% of all outbound visits are expected to be made by the six GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE)
  • By 2020, this is expected to rise to 35.8 million
  • Trend is to two trips per year (families): one long-haul and one intra-regional
  • On average, the Middle East visitor spends three times more than any other visitor and stays for an average of 14 days
  • An extended Arabic family could consist of up to 20 people
Also covering: UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt

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