Annual PATA Travel Mart 2014 took place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from the 17th -19th of September 2014 with over 1,000 delegates from around 60 countries around the world. The event was generously hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia.
450 seller delegates representing 233 organizations had booked over 3,000 square meters of floor space. In total, some 31 seller destinations (countries and territories) were present. Additionally, the International Conference on Community Development Through Tourism held two days before the Mart attracted over 300 delegates, and the ASEAN Tourism Investment Forum attracted nearly 200 delegates. The Mart has also attracted 266 buyer delegates from 252 organizations across 48 countries and territories. The 300+ trade visitors on the last day of the Mart kept the exhibition hall bustling with added business discussions and activities.
PATA Nepal Chapter participated with a team of 4 leading companies; Asian Bhrikuti Holidays, Explore Himalayan Travel & Adventure, Himalayan Holidays Treks & Tours and Soaltee Crowne Plaza. Each enjoyed pre fixed appointments with the sellers and expectations are high for PTM 2015 as well. PATA Travel Marts are well organized and the networking events during the Mart are an added value for the participants, is the feedback from the satisfied participants.
Conference, press meets, forum and youth symposium were held in conjunction with the event. PATA Travel Mart 2015 will be hosted in Banglaore, India.