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Jakarta Post

Indonesian firms net Rp 65.9b in potential transactions at travel expo

  • Riza Roidila Mufti

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, January 27, 2020   /  12:24 pm
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Travex, the ASEAN Tourism Forum's travel trade fair held in Brunei Darussalam from Jan. 14 to 16, 30 exhibitors from Indonesia, such as tour operators, travel agents, hotel and resort operators, had business-to-business meetings with potential buyers from 43 countries, most of whom are tour operators and travel agents.(JP/Riza Roidila Mufti)

Indonesian enterprises have recorded Rp 65.9 billion (US$4.7 million) in potential sales at Travel Exchange (Travex), a business-to-business exhibition in Brunei Darussalam, as Indonesia moves to boost the tourism sector’s contribution to the economy. Around 30 Indonesian exhibitors—tour operators, travel agents, hotels and resorts—booked potential deals with international buyers from 43 countries at Travex, which runs from Jan. 14 to 16 as part of the 2020 ASEAN Tourism Forum. At Travex, potential buyers flocked Indonesia’s booth, which was decorated in Javanese style and offered free Indonesian coffee, traditional food, herbal drinks and traditional massage. Visitors enjoy food and beverages at the Indonesian booth at the Travex trade fair held in Brunei Darussalam from Jan. 14 to 16. People could taste Indonesian coffee, herbal drinks and traditional I...