Gulf Cooperation Council

Report suggests Middle East online travel market set to double in next three years

The Middle East is a growing region with potential to grow even further. Its online travel market value...

UNWTO Forum at ATM spotlights technology as means to foster travel

Amadeus participated in the UNWTO Ministerial Forum during Dubai’s Arabian Travel Market, with...

ATM Dubai 2015 highlights big plans to shape the future of travel in the Gulf region

Family travel is the theme for this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai. It makes sense considering...


Integration of transport and technology to enable personalised travel in Gulf region

We’ve identified five ‘Big Effects’, which will shape the future of travel in the Gulf Cooperation...

Abundance of information will empower travellers in the Gulf region

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are experiencing changes in the travel landscape brought on by the ‘population...

Evolution of Gulf states as free travel zone will fuel regional growth

A multitude of forces – including the ‘population effect’, the ‘beyond oil effect’, and the ‘infrastructure...


Gulf regions’ massive scale-up in infrastructure set to drive travel industry

We’ve blogged about the ‘population effect’ and the ‘beyond oil effect’, which are two of the five...

Gulf states’ economic diversification beyond oil industry will significantly impact travel

Previously, we discussed one of five big travel effects looming for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries,...

Population growth near 30% will shake up GCC travel landscape

Our report on the Gulf region, Shaping the Future of Travel in the Gulf Cooperation Council, explores...


Air traffic volumes confirm the Middle East as the next worldwide travel hub

I had the opportunity to share the latest Amadeus insight on this region with the press at the Arabian...