Penang, Malaysia – Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) hosted a networking dinner for the members of the Travel Agent Association of India (TAAI) at Angsana Teluk Bahang. The breezy beach networking dinner was attended by 312 TAAI members that were on Spectrum of the Seas Cruise attending their 66th TAAI Convention.
PCEB hosted a networking dinner for the members of the Travel Agent Association of India (TAAI) at Angsana Teluk Bahang in Malaysia. The dinner was attended by 312 TAAI members, who have been on the Spectrum of the Seas Cruise attending their 66th TAAI Convention.
“Penang has been actively engaging with India since 2017 as it is one of the fastest growing markets for Penang. During our last trip in 2019, we had many in-depth discussions with Indian agents. Some of the discussion outcomes were to expand the market to Penang and facilitate direct flights to major cities in India” said Ashwin Gunasekeran, the CEO of PCEB during his welcome speech.
Ashwin Gunasekeran, the CEO of Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) said that Penang has been actively engaging with India since 2017 as its one of the fastest growing markets for Penang.
Jyoti Mayal, the president of TAAI said that the opportunity to promote regional tourism is the need of the hour to strengthen bi-lateral relations, develop trade, investments & tourism, to experience the serene beauty of destinations like Penang.
The networking event was also attended by 15 business events industry players. Ashwin also announced that the bureau will be organising its annual roadshows to India in 2023 and the team is in the midst of finalising the dates. An official announcement will be for interested industry players to participate soonest.
Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) is a state bureau established to develop the Business Events and meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry in Penang. PCEB aims to position Penang as the preferred location for Business Events activities in the region. With its rich UNESCO heritage, thriving multicultural society, state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant natural attractions, Penang offers a truly eclectic tropical experience.