Who Exhibits At Bali & Beyond Travel Fair ?
BBTF is a B2B event and aims to advance the tourism industry through business sessions and direct promotion of best practices in MICE and Leisure management. Together with exhibitors and buyers from numerous countries around the world, BBTF facilitates Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) and business sessions for buyers and sellers to negotiate on their long-term leisure and corporate travel needs. Corporations, travel agents, hotel & resort chains, cruise operators, convention planners, venue operators, and travel buyers can leverage the two and half days of business to business sessions to enhance their respective brands in the Indonesian and Asia Pacific markets.In addition to the B2B sessions, the travel fair will have an extensive program of activities for all delegates. From the fantastic networking events to the inspirational knowledge program, the business of meetings has never been so rewarding. Bali itself was chosen as the venue because it is the gateway to Indonesia’s Archipelago for global travelers and the island contributes up to 40% of all visitors to the nation each year.
There are many ways to promote travel destinations from advertisements to direct sales trips to targeted markets, but when it comes to promoting a vast nation, with its endless beauty and hidden paradises, perhaps the best way is to bring the audience here to see for themselves. This exactly is what the Committee of BALI & BEYOND TRAVEL FAIR (BBTF) 2016 has envisioned for their upcoming event. It will be Indonesia’s very own travel and tourism fair that brings sellers and buyers together in a single forum.BALI & BEYOND TRAVEL FAIR (BBTF) 2016 will take the date from 22 – 26 June 2016 and the main venue will remain the same places as every year’s event which is at Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia and located within a secured beachfront enclave surrounded by many branded international hotels and resorts that are all within walking distance. Every year participated by exhibitors and buyers from numerous countries around the globe, making the BBTF 2016 is WHERE THE WORLD COMES TO MEET.The Bali & Beyond Travel Fair is an annual travel and tourism expo in Bali that brought in buyers and sellers from around the world in a single forum and it provides the attendees with the opportunity to meet Travel wholesalers, Retailers and agents, Convention and incentive organizers, and Other Tourism related professionals.
What To Find At Bali & Beyond Travel Fair ?
Tourism activities that linked to sustainable have become, in many countries, initiators and enablers for regional development, representing a growing segment with immense opportunities to diversify demand, attract new investments in increase regional employment, moreover, it provides another innovative approach to the sustainable preservation of cultural heritage to be developed in destinations. The 6th BBTF 2019 has chosen the theme for this year's travel fair not only to raise awareness nationally or regionally but as well to bring the participants in the global tourism movements.As noted, that Indonesian Travel and Tourism is growing as twice as fast as a global average. Tourism growth in Indonesia was recorded as one of the best in the world and among the top 20 fastest-growing travel destinations which means that the nation’s growth rate is on par with the global standard recorded last year. All efforts are choreographed by the Minister of Tourism in collaboration with tourism stakeholders. Indonesia to become a global player by exposing untouched natural wealth, cultural, arts, traditions and the latest as the shopping and gastronomy destination across the country.
Based on the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) this year’s research has shown that: Travel & Tourism in Indonesia grew at 7.8% in 2018 – double the global average of 3.9% and ahead of Indonesia’s wider economy. This contributed 6.0% to Indonesia’s GDP, worth IDR 890,428 bn (USD$62.6 billion) when all direct, indirect and induced effects are taken into consideration.Travel & Tourism supports 10.3% of all Indonesia’s employment, or 13 million jobs GDP contribution is projected to grow by 5.2% in 2019. One in three of all tourism jobs in the ten countries that make up South East Asia are located in Indonesia. This makes Indonesia the third-largest Travel & Tourism economy in South East Asia after Thailand and the Philippines. There was a remarkable increase in business spending last year, which now accounts for 30% of tourism spend in Indonesia compared to 70% of leisure.In total, international tourists spent nearly IDR 221,000 bn (USD $15.5 billion) in Indonesia last year, accounting for 6.8% of total exports. The largest inbound international markets were Singapore (15%); Malaysia (14%); China (13%); Australia (11%); and Japan (5%).
“BALI & BEYOND TRAVEL FAIR 2019” is proud to take part in the growth of tourism in Indonesia and be recognized as Indonesia’s leading International Travel Fair. We have chosen the theme “Journey to Sustainable Tourism” for this year’s event because we believe in Indonesia’s potential and Bali as the market place” I Ketut Ardana, the chairman of BBTF shared his thoughts. This year BBTF 2019 will have 232 sellers and 303 buyers from 46 countries with an estimation of transaction IDR 9,06 Trillion. BBTF 2019 will also host speakers who address the opportunities, trends and industry insights as well as highlight the diversity of Indonesia’s cultural heritage.Renowned as Indonesia’s leading International Travel and Tourism Fair. BBTF brings sellers and buyers together in a single forum annually. This is the 6th year of BBTF – the event was initiated and organized by The Association of Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) Bali chapter and until now is consider to be one of the important Tourism fairs in Indonesia. BBTF 2019 will be held at a prestigious leading convention and exhibition Centre from 26-28 June 2018 – Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) Bali – located within a secured beachfront enclave surrounded by many branded international hotels and resorts that are all within walking distance.
BBTF is known as a leading international travel and tourism exhibition in Indonesia that presents domestic and foreign sellers and buyers in horror. BBTF 2019 was held on 25 to 29 June 2019 as a market place to explore business, opportunities, trends and industrial concepts as well as the diversity of Indonesia's cultural heritage that displays a complete spectrum of tourism at all levels including the hotel sector, travel agents, national tourism organizations, and MICE.Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) 2019 returns for its sixth year, from 25 – 29 June at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). Organized by the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Association of Travel Agents (ASITA-Bali), this year’s event adopts the theme “Journey to Sustainable Tourism”, reflecting the desire of the Indonesian tourism industry to preserve and protect its unique cultures and natural environment.Like last year’s successful event, Bali and Beyond Travel Fair 2019 is on target to attract over 200 sellers with the closing deadline falling on 8 May 2019. Meanwhile, sellers are registering at a record pace with some 300 buyers expected to register. Most of the buyers for this year’s event come to Europe, with 30 UK buyers already registered, followed by France, Netherlands, Italy, German as well as Eastern Europe like Bulgari, Estonia, Poland, and Russia.
In keeping with past editions of the Bali and Beyond Travel Fair, this year’s event is intended to truly promote “Bali and Beyond” with destinations, Indonesian provinces, and travel products from areas outside Bali joining the increasingly popular B2B tourism promotional event. They welcome you to register interest in joining us as a Hosted Buyer. All registrants must undergo accreditation before confirmation as a Hosted Buyer in one or more of the following categories:
Retailers and Agents
Convention and Incentive Organizers
Other Tourism related buyers
Over five days you will meet all the key people from Bali and Beyond to and learn about the exciting experiences and destinations that you can build into your programs. You will attend B2B sessions, enjoy local hospitality and attend very special events and optional post-tours.The annual Bali & Beyond Travel Fair is recognized as Indonesia's largest industry exhibition focused on promoting the burgeoning tourism sector in Indonesia by bringing together global buyers with sellers under one roof at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre. Initially, the fair was designed for Bali-based travel industry players to sell their destinations to domestic and international buyers. Then it began inviting sellers from other parts of Indonesia. This year, the organizer – heeding advice from Tourism Minister Arief Yahya – also invites sellers from other countries to pave a way to become a global marketplace for international tourism.
The annual travel fair, BALI & BEYOND TRAVEL FAIR (BBTF), is recognized as Indonesia’s leading international travel fair that focuses on promoting the tourism in Indonesia to the world by bringing together with buyers and sellers in a single B2B (Business to Business) forum. Bali, Indonesia - Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) 2019 returns for the sixth year from 25 – 29 June at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC), targeting to attract over 200 sellers with the closing deadline on 8 May. Of the total 300 expected, some 250 buyers from 52 countries have already registered for the event. The majority are from Europe, including the UK, France, Netherlands, Italy, German as well as Eastern Europe like Bulgari, Estonia, Poland, and Russia.Qualified buyers are being lured with incentives that include subsidized airfares, complimentary accommodation including daily breakfast, hosted receptions and selected meals, and special price offers on a range of pre and posts fair familiarization trips in Bali and destinations beyond the popular holiday island.
Organized by the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Association of Travel Agents (ASITA-Bali), this year’s event has adopted the theme of “Journey to Sustainable Tourism" reflecting the desire of the Indonesian tourism industry to preserve and protect its unique cultures and natural environment. The Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre (BNDCC) remains the venue for BBTF 2019 located within Bali’s world-renowned Nusa Dua Complex operated by the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) on the southernmost tip of the island of Bali. In addition to being home to the BNDCC, the ITDC Complex is home to some 5,000 starred hotel rooms; a wide range of dining, shopping and entertainment venues; and a championship 18-hole golf-course – all scattered along a pristine white-sand beach. The sixth BBTF 2019 is supported by the Ministry of Tourism. A gala dinner will open the event on 26 June. The Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation will host the farewell dinner on 28 June.
BBTF presents travel content from hotels, destinations, and tour operators to overseas travel buyers, but there is also a section of the show for national tourist offices from other countries to promote travel content. Timor-Leste, Cambodia, Uzbekistan, Thailand, and Singapore had booths at this year’s event, but the main focus of the show continued to promote travel to Bali and Indonesia.Together with exhibitors and buyers from numerous countries around the world, BBTF facilitates Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) and business sessions for buyers and sellers to negotiate on their long-term leisure and corporate travel needs. Corporations, travel agents, hotel & resort chains, cruise operators, convention planners, venue operators, and travel buyers can leverage the two and half days of business to business sessions to enhance their respective brands in the Indonesian and Asia Pacific markets.In addition to the B2B sessions, the travel fair had an extensive program of activities for all delegates. From the fantastic networking events to the inspirational knowledge program, the business of meetings has never been so rewarding. Bali was chosen as the venue because it is the gateway to Indonesia’s Archipelago for global travelers and the island contributes up to 40% of all visitors to the nation each year. BBTF 2018 attracted over 500 attendees including partners, exhibitors, travel trade buyers, trade visitors and journalists from around the world.
The biggest tourism exhibition for Bali and Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) will be back again. This time, the event will be held on June 25-29 2019. The 6th activity has been held at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC).This annual international event is organized by the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Association of Tours & Travel Agencies (ASITA-Bali). This event was also supported by the Ministry of Tourism (Kemenpar) and various stakeholders. BBTF is a business to a business meeting in the national and international tourism industry."The theme reflects the involvement of the Indonesian tourism industry. To preserve and protect the distinctive culture and natural environment as a joint responsibility," said Chairman of the BBTF Committee & Chair of ASITA Bali, I Ketut Ardana, Monday (6/17).Bali as a center for exhibiting activities and attention is directed to the 4 new destinations as a priority. There are Mandalika on the island of Lombok, Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Borobudur in Central Java, and Komodo Labuan Bajo on Flores that are ready with infrastructure, accessibility, attractions, facilities, and human resources.In terms of digital tourism, technological trends that are developing very rapidly at this time are believed to have a big influence on the world of Indonesian tourism in the future. In an effort to keep abreast of the current digital era, BBTF uses registration, database, and presence in a cloud-based system so that all participants, both buyers, and sellers, can conduct business transactions according to their schedule.
BBTF represents the full spectrum of tourism at all levels including the hospitality sector, tour operators or travel agencies, National Tourism Organizations, Convention and Visitors Bureaus, travel technology firms, MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions) and corporate travel representatives as well as regional’s new destinations.BBTF trying to bridge and facilitate the perpetrator as well as the international tourism industry, also introduce Balinese culture and the cultural wealth of the archipelago in the eyes of the international community. Companies, travel agents, hotels & resorts, cruise operators, convention planners, and venue operators will gather here to introduce their own brand.In addition, the event consisting of B2B and B2C sessions will have a program very much, even touted as a B2B travel & tourism program is the most comprehensive in Southeast Asia. Bali & Beyond Travel Fair (BBTF) organized by the Association of the Indonesian Tours and Travel Agencies (ASITA) Bali and fully supported by the Ministry of Tourism and tourism stakeholders in Bali.BBTF last year followed by 450 sellers by bringing 350 buyers from around the world with a total business transaction reached Rp 5 trillion. BBTF 2015 will be different because it is focused on three market segments over the leisure, MICE and special interest tours. This year, BBTF also more efficient, productive and designed as simple as possible.