PTM 2018 attracts 1,400 delegates
LANGKAWI: YB Tuan Mohamaddin Ketapi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia, oficially inaugurated Paciic Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2018 in Langkawi, marking the start of the third edition of the show in Malaysia.
PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018), hosted by Malaysia, has attracted over 1,400 delegates from 70 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 389 sellers from 208 organisations and 33 destinations with local sellers comprising 32% of the total, along with 252 buyers from 241 organisations and 53 source markets.
PTM 2018 oficially opened in Langkawi, Malaysia on Wednesday. Welcome Reception, presided by Dato Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Dr. Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, taking place at the Langkawi International Convention Center (LICC).
YB Tuan Mohamaddin bin Ketapi said during the press conference : “We are pleased that PATA has chosen us in 2018. We are convinced that stock exchanges bring us a lot of exposure.
That is why I am also pleased that I can announce that in 2019 Malaysia will be partner country of the ITB in Berlin. In addition to participation in the fair, our marketing & promotion strategy until 2020 will focus on digital. We will especially opt for communication and image building via social media. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube are the 4 largest channels. “