Flights, Hotel & Visa


Dubai World Trade Centre has appointed Alpha Tours Dubai as the Official Destination Management Company to manage all exhibitor and visitor hotel, visa and flight enquiries around The Events for Speciality Food Professionals

Alpha Tours is delighted to present exclusive accommodation packages for visitors and exhibitors to this event, including preferential rates with leading Hotels.

These packages include:

  • 3 Nights’ accommodation with breakfast
  • Meet & Assist upon arrival
  • Arrival Transfers
  • Daily scheduled shuttle from/to the exhibition center during the exhibition days
  • Departure Transfers
  • Follow up contact during your stay
  • For more information please contact: Alpha Tours Dubai

Contact: Mr. Anis Aridi
Tel: +971 4 294 9888
Fax: +971 4 294 8416


We’re pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for The Events for Speciality Food Professionals.

Travel to Dubai via Emirates Airlines for the event from 18-20 September 2017 and save 10% against your flight costs.

To get special fares on Emirates, click here and enter your promo code

Promotion Code: EVE6AUN
Travel Validity: September 2017 – October 2017

Terms and conditions

Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period.
Destinations: Offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates direct flights.

Discount applicable: 10% off on the prevailing lowest online fare on Business Class and on Economy Class return fares. First Class no discount is applicable.
Offer valid ONLY for return travel to Emirates gateway cities to Dubai and not from Dubai.

Offer extends to companions travelling with attendees.
The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer.

Regular charges applies for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.

The promotion code should be displayed on a secured website which is accessed by the delegates Emirates Airline

Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 150 current destinations worldwide – and it is expanding its route network all the time.

One of the fastest growing airlines in the world, Emirates has a fleet of 113 aircrafts. Since its launch in 1985, the airline has received more than 250 international awards for excellence. Emirates currently fly to over 100 destinations in 62 countries around the world. Please note that all Emirates flights are now arriving at and departing from the new Emirates Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport.

Click here for more information on Emirates Airline


Dubai Trade Centre Hotel Apartments (DTCHA) are centrally located on Sheikh Zayed Road and  adjacent to Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC), and within the Central Business District. Within three minutes walking distance from the Metro connecting visitors to major business districts and shopping malls, DTCHA are only 1 km from Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and the famous Dubai Mall with the world’s largest fountain. Jumeirah Beach is only 5 km and Dubai International Airport 10 km away. Available as spacious one, two and three-bedrooms with balconies, the serviced apartments are comfortably furnished and can be leased on daily, weekly, monthly or even yearly basis.

DTCHA offer access to ‘The Club’ with a wide selection of indoor and outdoor recreation & fitness facilities including swimming, tennis court, gymnasium, steam and sauna rooms, and the region’s highest outdoor wall climbing facility. Kids can enjoy a dedicated pool and play area.

Dining options comprise a multi-cuisine restaurant, a relaxing lounge and al fresco dining. Trade Centre Plaza with a wide array of restaurants and cafes is only a short walk away.

Onsite retail outlets and ancillary facilities include banks, currency exchange, ATM, post office, telecommunication, supermarkets, pharmacy & medical services, car rentals, beauty salon, business and courier services.

Click here to avail special discount on your booking using Promo Code: SPL

Visa on Arrival

GCC residents can also visit Dubai without applying in advance for a visa.

For all other citizens please check with the nearest UAE embassy for the latest information or contact the Dubai Naturalisation & Residency administration department. A visa must be obtained prior to arrival in the UAE. Please click herefor more details.

All visas are subject to revision by the UAE government.

On Arrival

On arrival at the airport, visitors who have applied for a visa should collect the original visa permit at the specially designated desks.

The information given above is subject to change without prior notice. For up-to-date information on visa requirements, please visit the Dubai Department of Naturalisation and Residency website or contact the UAE Embassy or its representation in your country for further details.

Dubai International Airport

Located 5 km southeast from the city, Dubai International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Additional capacity with other airports in the UAE

Abu Dhabi International Airport – 110 km from Dubai
Sharjah International Airport – 25 km from Dubai