Travel Meet Asia (TMA) 2024, a leading gathering for travel networking and business insights for individual travel markets of key Southeast Asian destinations, will be held in the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in Jakarta on July 3-4.
In a press statement, the organisers, Messe Berlin (Singapore) which also organises ITB Asia in Singapore, says that the Travel Meet Asia is being organised in collaboration with the Association of Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) and Indonesian Travel Agents Association (ASTINDO).
It adds that the B2B event seamlessly integrates enlightening conferences and dynamic business matchmaking, fostering lasting connections and influencing the future of travel. With over 500 attendees, it features a carefully selected group of over 200 Indonesian buyers across Leisure, MICE, and Corporate segments, it adds.
The Travel Meet Asia (TMA) was in 2019 at regional locations within Asia. Originally organised as a conference and a networking event, TMA had since expanded to a B2B trade show with exhibitions, conferencing, and networking opportunities for the travel trade. The statement adds that TMA brings forth opportunities for Southeast Asia buyers and sellers to unlock key potentials in specific source markets or regions.
It says that since 2023, it has blossomed into a distinguished B2B event, embracing exhibitions, conferences, and networking opportunities for travel trade professionals. Building on the success of last year’s event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the stage is now set for a grand gathering in Jakarta, as TMA paves the way towards ITB Asia 2024, Asia’s premier travel trade show scheduled for October in Singapore.
Travel Meet Asia provides diverse exhibiting opportunities for NTOs, Convention Bureaus, travel agents, tour operators, hotel groups, airlines, transportation services and travel technology, say the organisers, adding that they will establish valuable connections with Indonesian buyers through a personalised business matching system, ensuring 100 pc pre-scheduled guaranteed meetings with top buyers and all other attendees before the event.
The statement adds that key exhibitors at the event include Bintan Resorts, Frasers Hospitality, Galagents Galapagos Cruises, Global Destination Management Corporation, Mize, Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort, Pullman Hotels and Resorts, Royal Caribbean International, Singapore Tourism Board, SiteMinder, Sunrate, Vio Travel and VisaGenius.
The organisers say that Travel Meet Asia Conference delves into the Southeast Asian travel market, where industry leaders discuss trends sparked by today’s travellers. Presenting a curated conference programme discussing crucial insights to capture the Indonesian and South East Asia outbound market, covering significant topics such as market overview, sustainability, wellness tourism, hospitality, experiential events, corporate travel and travel technology. The conference envisions a two-day agenda dedicated to exploring the outlook and opportunities within the Southeast Asian travel landscape.