Meeting Point International Meets with Industry Stakeholders at the 24th Annual ATM as it Fortifies its Presence in the Region

Fourth day into the ATM, Meeting Point International, a leading global destination management company, and Meeting Point UAE continue to expand partners and client base with major announcements about the group. 


April 26, 2017 Munich, Germany – Based in the Bavarian capital, Munich, Meeting Point International recognized the major potential of the UAE destination for the German market, hence it opened the first office of the group in 2009 in Dubai. Due to its major success, the company managed to grow in over 40 destinations in 19 countries and currently services more than 450 business partners.


“Given the value of the region and provided the growth potential for the group, it is imperative for us to participate in the leading global event for the travel industry in the region.” said Roula Jouny, CEO Meeting Point International. “Due to the rise of demand to the UAE, we are thrilled that our owning company, FTI group had recently announced that as of November 1st 2017 it will increase its flight program to Dubai and will provide 98 non-stop weekly flights and access from 13 airports reaching a total coverage of the German speaking markets to the emirate. As such and to supply this increase with the right products and services, ATM provides us with the right platform to drive our commercial success, reinforce and increase our supply, develop regional partnerships and grow global clients.” Ms. Jouny added.


Meeting Point International is a subsidiary of FTI Group, the fourth largest tour operator in Europe, it offers clients unique resources, purchasing power, financial stability and state-of-the-art travel technology. The company’s philosophy of always putting people and growth at its center was the driving force to its success. Meeting Point International had a record year in 2016 reaching over 4 million guests in 40 destinations from over 20 source markets. Meeting Point International’s 20th subsidiary Meeting Point Global has been established in Dubai last year as a leading B2B provider for all possible sourcing of dynamic content.


Khaled Jouny, deputy CEO of Meeting Point International added: “Since the establishment of Meeting Point UAE, our target has been to increase our business in the GCC and MENA region. We always thrived to find solutions to grow the demand for the region through international marketing efforts with our partners and clients. Moreover and to fortify our services in the region,, a subsidiary of MPI, just announced its expansion plan of offering its extensive portfolio of more than 12,000 hotels world-wide to travel agents around the GCC and Middle East.”


Meeting Point International is determined to invest further in dynamic hotel rates to further improve their products, building a 360 degrees approach to business partner’s needs, covering all aspects of DMC services, such as static and dynamic hotel rates, excellent transfer services, bespoke excursions, led by multi-lingual guides and utilizing state-of-the-art travel technology.


“Although the region has its challenges, we as a group believe that touristic development of the MENA region is an important aspect of its social and economic wellbeing. As more people travel around the world, the understanding and appreciation of different cultural diversities is increasing. We as a group are doing all we can to support this process in the region and are rapidly increasing our hotel portfolio, LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts.”, concluded Mr. Jouny.



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