Malaysian virtual roadshow attracts Indian travel agents

Chennai: Malaysia’s Penang Convention and Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) conducted its 4th Annual Penang Roadshow in India for travel agents in Chennai on 20 January 2021.

According to a press release, this year’s show was carried out fully virtually followed by a Penang Night special dinner hosted for Indian travel agents.

The virtual business meet connected Penang and Malaysian sellers to qualified Indian buyers from different industry segments including business events, leisure travel, weddings, team building events and filming. The show had a total of 25 registered sellers from Penang and the larger Malaysia travel and business events industry, and welcomed more than 200 buyers in total.

“The partners and participants for the roadshow who are present shows our commitment in ensuring the sustainability of the India – Penang travel business,” said Ashwin Gunasekeran, CEO of PCEB.

Penang State Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Yeoh Soon Hin said, “Penang is ready to welcome you and all Indian travellers back to Penang”.

“The Penang State Government has also taken a number of initiatives to help the industry recover, which also includes a 3-year long Business Events Penang Rejuvenation Plan 2021 – 2023,” shared Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang.


NT Bureau