The 3rd Cambodia Travel Mart (CTM 2019) to Attract Sixty Thousands Participants from around the World
In the evening of 01 July 2019, the Ministry of Tourism cooperates with Slick Booth in holding a disseminating ceremony on the 3rd Cambodia Travel Mart (CTM 2019) to Cambodia Association of Travel Agents, national – international tour companies, at Sokha Phnom Penh hotel under presidency of H.E So Mara, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Tourism. This tourism convention will be held from 11 – 13 October under collaboration between Ministry of Tourism and Slick Booth which will be expected to have about sixty thousands participants from around the world.
H.E. So Mara said by prediction the Cambodia Travel Mart 2019 will have participations from buyer from over 60 countries worldwide; while the sellers are mostly domestic companies and some from nations in ASEAN region. This event organization is to forge the vision of the Cambodian royal government in attracting 7 million international tourists in 2020 and 15 million in 2030. Mr. Orm Parin, Director of Slick Booth, stressed that since time of opening for participants’ enrollment up to now, about 100 booths are already bought by seller companies, and will be closed for enrollment in September 2019; while companies as buyer will be also closed for registration in the upcoming August. He also expressed that the Cambodia Travel Mart 2019 has some special features:
• Provide 20% discount for sellers in Cambodia from the day of opening for enrollment up to 15 July;
• There are international buyers in which there are about 80% as new buyers out of total buyers;
• The location of exhibition is convenience to sellers, buyers, national and international guests who participate in the Cambodia Travel Mart 2019;
• There will be varieties of actions in this Cambodia Travel Mart 2019 that sellers, buyers, national and international guests are able to gain new experience;
For 2019, there will be exhibiting booths from 200 – 250 booths, and other some for Cambodia Association of Travel Agents. Beside the sellers and buyers, the Cambodia Travel Mart will be attended by over 150 national and international Medias from different media units around the world. In this event, it was expected to gain about sixty thousands participants, increased by 20% – 30%. Mr. Orm Parin called for tour companies, tourism associations and travel agents, hotels-guesthouses, resorts, restaurants – food stores and aviation companies to register in Cambodia Travel Mart 2019 to increase the selling of their tour packages or tourism products