Global travel sales, marketing & outsourcing


Russel Sharpe

Russel Sharpe

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

Contact details


Discover UAE also covers the following territories: Kuwait, Saudia Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt
Discover the World
Shatha Tower, Office 2605
Dubai, P.O. Box 502456

City: Dubai
Postal code:
Country: United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 4465703

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



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