Inaugural WTM Connect Asia Features 50 Exhibitors

June 7, 2016

The inaugural edition of WTM Connect Asia was held from 18th to 20th May 2016 at Straits Quay Convention Centre in Penang, Malaysia, and featured 50 exhibitors and more than 70 hosted buyers from 25 countries.

Organised by Reed Travel Exhibitions, WTM Connect Asia also received support from the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and Penang Global Tourism. More than 1,800 meetings were held on 19th and 20th May between hosted buyers and suppliers.

Charlie Cracknell, Senior Exhibition Director for Reed Travel Exhibitions commented, “We have been delighted with the feedback from both exhibitors and buyers alike who report highly productive and quality business meetings providing real ROI. The event has been enhanced further from exceptional service from our hosts and partners. Attendees have been wowed by a variety of cultural experiences, beautiful hotels, delicious food and breath-taking scenery. WTM Connect Asia has brought together leisure travel buyers and sellers in a truly unique setting.”

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