ITB Asia wrapped up on a high today as the annual event achieved record-breaking numbers.
Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, the three-day conference and exhibition recorded an impressive 25,000 business appointments this year.
Having hosted more than 1,000 exhibitors and over 1,000 buyers this year, ITB Asia 2018 has also recorded an increase of 8.9 per cent of total visitors representing more than 127 countries from last year’s event.
This year, ITB Asia 2018 welcomed new exhibitors as it unveiled its largest exhibitor showcase yet.
This included Abu Dhabi, Botswana, Canton Sarajevo, Croatia, Fukuoka, Kansai, Mauritius, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Rovaniemi, Slovakia and Ukraine among many others.
“Having surpassed last year’s impressive milestone, we have yet again achieved record-breaking numbers as we continue to see the show flourish.
“As we look forward to next year’s ITB Asia, we continue to build and strengthen our efforts in maintaining ITB Asia as the premier event of the year and the go-to hub for remarkable travel content and inspiring experiences.
“My greatest thanks and appreciation go out to all our supporters across the industry and the teams involved for their endless hard work in making this event happen,” said Katrina Leung, managing director of Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organiser of ITB Asia.
Following yet another successful edition, the show is already receiving high exhibitor re-bookings for ITB Asia 2019.
ITB Asia 2019 will be held from October 16th-18th 2019 at Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands.