Riyadh Travel Fair 2020 postponed for the 2nd time this year

Riyadh Travel Fair 2021 scheduled for

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 5th of August 2020: Riyadh Travel Fair 2020 has been postponed for the 2nd time in 2020 due to the Covid–19 pandemic. The decision was made in the interest of public health and safety by officials at ASAS Exhibitions and Conference Organizing Company, the company responsible for organizing the annual travel fair.

Riyadh Travel Fair 2020 was initially scheduled to be held last March, with the date then postponed to September 2020.

Riyadh Travel Fair is planning to return in 2021, with dates fixed for 15-18 March, 2021.

Said Mr. Bandar Al-Quraini, General Manager of ASAS Exhibitions and Conference Organizing Company: “While our travel partners and visiting public were looking extremely forward to another exciting edition of the Riyadh Travel Fair, our concern for public health and safety during this pandemic necessitated its 2nd time postponement.”

He added: “We are now planning for the 2021 edition, and look forward to welcoming back all our travel industry partners and public then, once the health and safety of visitors can be fully assured and as always in accordance with Saudi government regulations and advisories.”

Riyadh Travel Fair is the largest tourism and travel exhibition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, attracting visitors and exhibitors from countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe. The 2020 edition was to see 275 exhibitors representing more than 50 countries participating, with visitors expected to surpass 30,000 during the three-day event.

About Riyadh Travel Fair:

Riyadh Travel Fair is the largest travel and tourism exhibition & congress in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia attracting visitors and delegates from countries and regions across the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Australasia, and Europe. Riyadh Travel Fair is a significant annual event where the leading travel and tourism companies and key industry players from Saudi Arabia and the region gather to meet with tourism promotion authorities, hospitality and aviation representatives as well as tourism and tour operator companies under the one roof for three continuous days. While a magnet for travel and tourism professionals, the fair is also open to the general public and is the optimal platform for destinations to introduce their tourist products, attractions, services and investments opportunities to the Saudi Arabian market.

About ASAS Exhibitions and Conference Organizing Company:

ASAS was established in Riyadh to elevate the professionalism, integrity, client care and results-driven approaches of organizers within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for exhibitions, conferences, gatherings and forums. Today its professional reach expands the whole of Saudi Arabia and extends across the countries of the Arabian Gulf.

ASAS achieved its status as the leading exhibition organizer within the kingdom based on the expertise, professional networks and local know how-of its qualified team, and its administrative and technical efficiencies and specializations. ASAS leads the industry in organizing the largest exhibitions and conferences for ministries, government bodies, authorities, companies and institutions of both private and public sectors. It provides entire turn-key services that ensure the achievement of the goals and targets of the sponsoring bodies.

As part of its vision to widen and improve the level of various industry-based exhibitions and conferences, and in response to the demands of a wide range of its clients both domestic and international, ASAS has initiated the inauguration of a number of exhibitions of its own, including the Riyadh Travel Fair and Saudi Medical Tourism Fair.