The fourth edition of the World Travel Catering and Onboard Services Expo Middle East (WTCEME) 2017 will take place from May 15 to 17, 2017, at Zabeel Hall 6 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). It is a platform for global travel catering players looking to tap into business opportunities in the region.
Co-located with the Airport Show 2017, WTCEME is the largest travel catering expo in the MENASA region with an estimated over 70 exhibitors and more than 15 percent increase in the number of visitors. The event will feature advanced technologies, and latest products and services relevant to travel catering sector, ranging from food and beverage, travel amenities, and accessories to catering equipment and techniques.
As per the latest report by Global Industry Analysts, the world in-flight catering services market is estimated to be USD 17.6 billion by 2020 driven by growing air passenger traffic and service innovations by airlines.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said that the Middle East, with a major share in the global travel catering industry, will witness a high passenger growth and see an extra 237 million passengers a year on routes to and from the region by 2034.