Jordan has been announced as the official host for the 6th edition of the Arab Aviation & Media Summit – the most prominent aviation and tourism event within the region focusing on trends, insights and opportunities driving the continuous growth and development of the avia-tourism industry in the Arab world.
Described as the ‘voice of the industry,’ the summit is an industry initiative launched in 2011 and is organized on an annual basis in collaboration with aviation and tourism leaders, government entities, media heavy-weights and other well-entrenched organizations, to lead the discussion on a variety of topics relevant to key stakeholders and aviation commentators.
Set to be held under the patronage of H.E Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Lina Annab, this year’s edition will take place at the Dead Sea in Jordan on 5th and 6th December 2016. The theme of the forthcoming summit will be ‘Linking Cultures, Driving Economies’ to draw attention to the interdependent roles the Aviation and Tourism sectors play in contributing to the greater economic development of the region.
Last year, the event took place in Manama, the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain under the patronage and presence of His Excellency Kamal bin Ahmed Mohamed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Kingdom of Bahrain, drawing more than 200 participants from 15 countries.
“We are looking forward to taking part in this strategic forum that connects industry experts, decision makers and media stakeholders while keeping track of all the new developments that will shape its future direction and the wider impact on the growth of the Arab economy” said Adel Al Ali, Group Chief Executive Officer of Air Arabia.
Key findings and outcomes from the Summit are compiled and developed into a white paper report, which is later presented to regulators and decision makers from both public and private sectors, and followed up by a course of action.