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Travel Meet Asia 2023: Linking Global Suppliers

Travel Meet Asia (TMA) 2023 is taking place on 7-8 June 2023, targeting Malaysia as its major focus. The event in Kuala Lumpur will be held live for the first time since 2019. The show provides the platform for travel industry players to break into new market, gather industry insights and explore the possibilities that the region has to offer.

This year’s TMA features exhibitors from over 20 different destinations including Maldives, Phuket, Miami, Western Australia, Singapore, Jordan, Iceland, India, Georgia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Indonesia, UAE, Gold Coast, Cambodia and Malaysia, who will be showcasing their products and services to more than 200 attendees in Leisure, MICE, and Corporate travel segments.

TMA boasts a traditionally diverse buyer portfolio, this year’s edition will bring about around 50% of guests from Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries, the rest representing the global clientele. Intense business matchmaking and networking, sharing and exchanging insights at conference panels, and direct B2B contacts at TMA will contribute to the revitalisation of the region’s travel market in 2023.

The conference program for TMA 2023 features more than 30 world-class industry speakers. During the two days, the conference attendees will exchange expertise and share their industry insights on key topics revolving around the themes of Market Overview and Trends; Travel & Destination Marketing; Hotels & Alternative Accommodations; MICE & Corporate Travel; Travel Technology; Transportation & Logistics.

Cleland Robertson, Country Director, Malaysia & Brunei at Agoda will deliver the keynote speech ‘Redefining Travel in an Ever-Changing World’. Other conference highlights include Richard Soo, Chief Guru @ Creative Marketing (Managing Director) at MEP Meeting & Exhibition Planners, presenting his vision of ‘MICE Reimagined – The New Growth Indicators and Opportunities Ahead’; Fazal Bahardeen, CEO at CrescentRating & HalalTrip, and his overview of ‘Growing Asia’s Halal Travel Market’; and ‘Hotel Leaders’ Fireside Chat: Building Resilience in the Hospitality Industry’ with Datin Christina Toh, President of Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), and Yap Lip Seng, CEO at RIYAZ Hotels & Resorts, as leading speakers.

To register for a trade visitor pass, visit https://www.travelmeetasia.com/visitor.

TMA paves the way towards ITB Asia 2023 – Asia’s leading travel trade show to be held in October in Singapore. TMA will be back in May 2024, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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