Messe Berlin (Singapore), the organiser of ITB
Asia, has signed a new three-year deal with Suntec Singapore
International Convention and Exhibition Centre to host ITB Asia
Each October since 2008, ITB Asia has attracted
over 6,000 participants from the leisure, meetings, and corporate
travel sectors. Messe Berlin (Singapore) positions ITB Asia as
“The Trade Show for the Asian Travel Market”.
Berlin CEO Mr Raimund Hosch said that the Suntec contract
extension was good news for the travel industry in Asia. “Our
ethos at Messe Berlin (Singapore) is to create the optimum
business environment for ITB Asia exhibitors and buyers. Suntec is
the right choice due its logistics, access, facilities and a
‘can-do’ mindset. ITB Asia’s exhibitors and buyers and the travel
industry across Asia will benefit from this continued excellent
partnership,” he said.
Mr Hosch added that the
continued alliance meant that exhibitors, buyers and journalists
now have planning reliability. He said that some exhibitors had
already committed to ITB Asia 2011 based on the decision to stay
“Based on our excellent first three
years, we don’t want to change a winning team, a winning format
and a winning location,” added Hosch.
attendees have a choice of over 5,000 four-star or above hotel
rooms within a 10-minute walk of Suntec.
ITB Asia 2010 will take place at Suntec Singapore 20-22
October this year. Some 21,000 buyer-seller meetings are expected.
Hundreds of buyers will meet with exhibitors who are keen to tap
into Asia’s soaring demand for travel products and services.
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