Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®) is the world’s largest hospitality technology exposition and conference brand. HITEC Dubai 2018, co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba. The show will give Middle East buyers currently worth over USD 75 billion, access to global top solution providers in hospitality market, through a top-notch education program planned by the expert HITEC Dubai Advisory Council, as well as an exhibition debuting the latest in hospitality technology, and a summit with one-to-one business meetings.
The Middle East is fast becoming a favourite tourist destination to MICE and shopping travellers given its investment in airports and infrastructure as well as planned future mega events such as EXPO 2020.
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), says Dubai is expected to have 155,000 new rooms by 2020, with a further 10,000 plus rooms that need to undergo refurbishment prior to the Expo 2020.