Asia on display at the Travel Industry Exhibition

first_imgThe Travel Industry Exhibition has today announced a number of new international exhibitors from Asia to its industry event at Luna Park.Travel Industry Exhibition event director exhibition and trade fairs David McCarthy, said it’s great to see a high quality and new range of exhibitors from Asia adding value to the show.“The close proximity to Asia for Australian travellers, its affordability and frequent flight routes make for a popular destination choice. We are pleased to have them involved,” Mr McCarthy said.Tourism boards, International wholesalers and airlines from Asia will be amongst the types of exhibitors at the Travel Industry Exhibition this year.One of the exhibitors is Korea Tourism Organization, along with them is Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) who has also confirmed their participation at the event.JNTO Sydney executive director Hiroshi Kuwamoto, said this year JNTO is delighted to represent Japan for the first time at the Travel Industry Exhibition.“We invite visitors to stop by and visit our stand C17 to discover what makes Japan a leading destination for Australian travellers, with record visitor numbers in 2014. We look forward to the opportunity to meet with our valued travel industry partners and strengthen our relationships further with them,” Mr Kuwamoto said.Other tourism boards, international wholesalers and airlines from Asia include Tourism Thailand, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Mandarin World Tours, Indochina Legend Travel, Thai Airways and Air Asia X.Source = ETB Travel News: Lewis Wisemanlast_img read more

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2 Vietnam Hanoi from £447 Unspoilt and undevelo

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