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Travel Meet Asia 2024 concludes with 80% growth in Jakarta

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Photo Credit: Travel Meet Asia, Indonesia 2024

Travel Meet Asia 2024 saw an 80% growth, attracting 1,300 attendees, 140 exhibitors, and 180 top buyers in Jakarta for over 7,507 business appointments.

Travel Meet Asia 2024, held at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) in Jakarta, successfully concluded with a remarkable year-on-year growth of 80%, attracting over 1,300 attendees, over 140 exhibitors, and over 180 quality top buyers scheduling over 7,507 business appointments for 2 days. Key exhibitors included the Singapore Tourism Board, Czech Tourism Authority, Korea Tourism Organisation, Royal Caribbean International, among others. Notable speakers from Agoda, Cathay Pacific, FCM Indonesia, Intrepid Travel, SABA Hospitality, tiket.com, and many more.

Travel Meet Asia 2024 has developed into a comprehensive 2-days travel trade show and convention, connecting Southeast Asia’s expanding travel market to global opportunities. The sold-out B2B event aims to provide a robust platform for travel industry stakeholders to break into new markets in the Southeast Asia region, gather critical industry insights, and explore the rich possibilities the region offers.

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Photo Credit: Travel Meet Asia, Indonesia 2024

This year’s exhibition saw numerous business appointments and participation from key exhibiting companies like Singapore Tourism Board, Czech Tourism Authority, Korea Tourism Organisation, Business Events Sarawak, Royal Carribean International, AYANA Hospitality, Frasers Hospitality, Meliá Hotels International, ONYX Hospitality Group, Pullman Hotels and Resorts, NagaWorld Limited, Rembrandt Hotel & Suites Bangkok, Bintan Resorts, Jambuluwuk Hotels & Resorts, Golden Lotus Hotel Group, Munduk Moding Plantation Nature Resort, Nandini Jungle by Hanging Gardens, Global Destination Management Corporation, ONLYONE Africa, Vio Travel, Smailing Tour DMC, VM Travel, come2indonesia.com, GMTC, DidaTravel Technology, SiteMinder, and SUNRATE.

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Photo Credit: Travel Meet Asia, Indonesia 2024

The conference featured 560 minutes of high-powered content across 22 sessions. The conference is led by 38 industry leaders including Enric Casals Brufau, Regional AVP, Agoda; Johanes Chang, Founder & CEO, BiztripsEvents; Tony Sham, Country Manager Indonesia, Cathay Pacific; Fazal Bahardeen, CEO, Crescentrating & HalalTrip; Yusno Yunos, CEO & Founder, Evenesis; Staphine Suwardjo, Head of Operation, FCM Indonesia; Askar DG KAMIS, CEO, IDHotelier; Arief Gunawan, Chairman, Indonesia Luxury Travel & Hospitality Association; Brett Henry, President Director, MG Group; Andy Khen, Owners Representative and Corporate Director of Revenue & Distribution, PMG Hotels & Resorts; Stefan Renziehausen, Executive Director – Operations, SABA Hospitality; Alpha Poh, CEO & Co-Founder, The Moment Collective; George Hendrata, CEO, tiket.com, and Adam Piperdy, Founder and Chief Experience Officer, Unearthed Productions.

Travel Meet Asia 2025

Looking ahead, Travel Meet Asia 2025 will return to Jakarta, Indonesia, on 11-12 June 2025. The event will continue to foster regional and global business ties through strategic partnerships and high-level networking opportunities.

Five heavyweight travel associations have already pledged their support for Travel Meet Asia 2025, recommending top travel agents from regional markets to Travel Meet Asia, Jakarta. The Association of the Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) and the Indonesian Travel Agents Association (ASTINDO) will bring key decision-makers and top outbound travel trade buyers from across Indonesia, leveraging their extensive networks and industry expertise to connect stakeholders and promote cross-border business opportunities and deals. Additionally, the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA), the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS), and the Thai Travel Agents Association (TTAA) will bring Southeast Asian outbound travel trade buyers from Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. These collaborations will foster global business ties through networking and knowledge sharing, further cementing Southeast Asia and Indonesia travel potential.

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