Malaysia’s Langkawi Island will host the PATA Travel Market from 12 to 14 September; 2018 at the Mahsuri International Conference and Exhibition Center (MIEC), said a press release from Media Hub International LLC, Dubai.
The association will host more than 60 destinations worldwide and a wide range of China, Japan, Korea, ASEAN countries, Australia, the Pacific Islands and South Asian countries. Many tourism and products related to Asia Pacific countries will be reviewed at the exhibition.
The event will also have more than 300 international tourism buyers and tourism industry professionals and an access to more than 1,000 delegates.
This year the exhibition will also feature a forum for young students and professionals to familiarize them with the tourism potential of participating countries and exhibitors. Apart from this, the exhibition will also feature awards for outstanding business in the Asia and Pacific travel industry.
Langkawi is the main island in the archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea. It is described as one of the world’s best sanctuaries and a global attraction for ecotourism. It has been designated as a global geological reserve by UNESCO. It is home to many tourist attractions and luxury hotels and retains Malaysia’s ancient heritage and historical charm.
The Malaysian Tourism Authority has been a member of the Asia-Pacific Association for Tourism and Travel (PATA) since 1959, and this year’s exhibition is a good opportunity to explore the potential of the island of Langkawi and enhance its global presence.