Travel Trade Maldives (TTM), the largest travel trade show to be held in the Maldives, is scheduled to host its third edition from June 11 to 13.
Over 100 resorts and 200 plus local and international travel producers are expected to exhibit and participate in the event, which has four main component, namely TTM Travel Summit, TTM Pre-scheduled Meetings, Maldives Supplier Expo and TTM Awards & Gala Night.
Themed Travel Tech & Analytics, this year’s summit will take place on June 11 at Bandos Maldives and cover topics such as analytics, dynamic pricing, digital and AI potential.
Over 150 key travel professionals are expected to participate in this platform, with speakers from organisations such as TTG Asia, Make My Trip, Axis Rooms, Padi, Booking.com, Qatar Airways, TTN Middle East and more.
The inaugural Maldives Supplier Expo which was held for first time in 2018, is an invitation-only event, where exhibiting companies can meet key decision makers including engineering directors, head chefs, procurement managers and CFOs from the Maldives. Exhibitors & Visitors can pre-schedule meetings via a software.
Over 50 suppliers and over 100 key decision makers in the hospitality industry are expected to visit the event.
As well, 2,000 pre-scheduled meetings have already been set to take place at TTM. TTM organiser Orca Media Group (previously Maldives Getaways) expects to have over 3,000 meetings scheduled by the end of the month, discussing what it estimates to be U$1 billion worth of business contracts.
A major focus of TTM is to address ways in which demand would meet the ever-growing supply planned for country’s tourism industry. It is estimated that by the year 2020, Maldives would have over 50,000 beds.