why a festival?
An epic yet personal experience
We know that large events can feel impersonal, while smaller events provide the best environment for building relationships. Through technology, TFest brings the whole luxury travel world together while keeping the small-scale spaces that make connections strong. Connect with the right people, in the right places, at the right time. This is why we created TFest.
WHAT IS TFest?
A free-flowing festival of connections, ideas and inspiration
Get to know the brightest and boldest minds. With inspiring workshops, dynamic thought leaders, fresh insights, personalised meetings and hundreds of connections, let’s reimagine luxury travel together.
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wHY a fESTIVAL?

An epic yet personal experience

We know that large events can feel impersonal, while smaller events provide the best environment for building relationships. Through technology, TFest brings the whole luxury travel world together while keeping the small-scale spaces that make connections strong. Connect with the right people, in the right places, at the right time. This is why we created TFest.

WHAT IS TFest?
A free-flowing festival of connections, ideas and inspiration
Get to know the brightest and boldest minds. With inspiring workshops, dynamic thought leaders, fresh insights, personalised meetings and hundreds of connections, let’s reimagine luxury travel together.
YOUR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE
The programme
mornings

More connections, more opportunities

meetings

Guaranteed one-to-one meetings

You get 40 guaranteed one-to-one meetings with the people perfectly matched to your business needs, in a laid-back setting where conversation flows.

workshops

Inspiring Workshops

Workshops, led by industry influencers, showcase the freshest brands, ideas, and destinations in luxury travel.

Afternoons

Take connecting to a new level. TFest afternoons are yours to design.

THE FESTIVAL hub
Your six festival zones
CIRCLES

Insights into top trends in luxury travel with inspiring thought leaders.

social ZONE

Where the festival gets together to unwind, socialise and have fun.

FREE-FLOW
MEETINGS

Relaxed meeting spaces to keep connecting beyond your scheduled meetings.

co-work & collaboratE

Fully equipped workspaces to plug in, switch on and make things happen.

ZEN DEN

Switch off and relax with others though activities from yoga to mindfulness.

Explore

Discover Dubai with shared experiences in the destination that never stops.

YOUR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE
The programme
YOUR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE
The programme
Mornings
More connections, more opportunities
meetings
Guaranteed one-to-one meetings
You get 40 guaranteed one-to-one meetings with the people perfectly matched to your business needs, in a laid-back setting where conversation flows.
workshops
Inspiring Workshops
Workshops, led by industry influencers, showcase the freshest brands, ideas, and destinations in luxury travel.
afternoons
Take connecting to a new level. TFest afternoons are yours to design.
THE FESTIVAL hub
Your six festival zones
CIRCLES

Insights into top trends in luxury travel with inspiring thought leaders.

SOCIAL ZONE

Where the festival gets together to unwind, socialise and have fun.

FREE-FLOW
MEETINGS

Relaxed meeting spaces to keep connecting beyond your scheduled meetings.

co-work & collaboratE

Fully equipped workspaces to plug in, switch on and make things happen.

ZEN DEN

Switch off and relax with others though activities from yoga to mindfulness.

Explore

Discover Dubai with shared experiences in the destination that never stops.

evenings
Where the festival comes alive

Let the festival spirit work its magic with stunning entertainment, spectacular themed nights, culinary delights and a host of surprises.

The six festival zones
inspiration
Learn about the top trends and challenges in luxury travel from inspirational thought leaders who’s insights may change your world.
Experiences
Where Dubai adventures start. High-octane thrills, nature, exclusive boutiques and culinary delights in the destination that never stops.
Wellness
Unwind and spend time on you with a range of treatments and activities from massage and mindfulness to yoga.  
Beach scene
From beach volleyball to cocktails at sunset, this is where TFest loosens up and has fun. Live music, interactive games, watersports- it’s all here.
Connection
Relaxed meeting spaces to keep connecting beyond your scheduled meetings. Take advantage of every opportunity you choose.
Co-work & collaboration
Fully equipped work and collaboration spaces to plugin, switch on and make things happen, either alone or with your fellow luxury travellers.
Your morning
You get 40 guaranteed one-to-one meetings with the people you need to meet, perfectly matched to your business needs, in laid-back outdoor settings where conversation flows freely.

Between meetings, drop into a host of workshops showcasing the freshest brands, ideas, destinations, properties and technologies in luxury travel.
Your afternoon
TFest epic afternoons are yours to design. Continue your conversations, meet hundreds more matched connections or drink in the vibe of the TFest hub, the vibrant heart of the festival where you’ll find an activity for every mood.  
Your evening
TFest’s spectacular evenings are where the spirit of the festival is ignited, with stunning entertainment, spectacular themed nights, culinary delights and a host of surprises.  
Evenings

Where the festival comes alive

Let the festival spirit work its magic with stunning entertainment, spectacular themed nights, culinary delights and a host of surprises.

WHITE BEACH, ATLANTIS, THE PALM, DUBAI
Where the festival comes together
The festival takes place on White Beach, Atlantis, the perfect setting for relaxed business and enjoying all that The Palm has to offer.
WHITE BEACH, ATLANTIS, THE PALM, Dubai
Where the festival comes together
The festival takes place on White Beach, Atlantis, the perfect setting for relaxed business and enjoying all that The Palm has to offer.
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