Attracting over 1,000 delegates from more than 60 countries, PATA Travel Mart is Asia Pacific’s premier travel trade show, featuring unparalleled networking and contracting opportunities to help travel and tourism organisations access decision makers, meet new clients, expand their networks and build or maintain existing relationships. Held in September every year, PTM showcases travel products and services from the Asia Pacific regional market, drawing interest from a broad cross-section of experienced, pre-qualified buyers. PTM 2016 takes place at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) and is kindly hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia in partnership with Banten Province and PATA Indonesia Chapter. Why join PTM?
- Maximise business opportunities: Two full days of over 10,000 pre-matched appointments across the event facilitated through PATA’s custom business matching software.
- Meet the industry’s A-list buyers: Exclusive access to the 300+ community of qualified hosted international buyers.
- We bring the world to you: Engage with more than 1,000 delegates from over 60 destinations across the globe.
- Exciting side events for networking: Socialise throughout the events at the Network Lounge, dinner receptions, late night functions and during the complimentary pre- or post-tours.
- Cost effective: Special airfare and accommodation rates are available to all participating delegates.
- Learn something new: Keep abreast of industry updates at the Travel Innovation Forum and the new Blogger Forum, alongside PTM Talks, a series of 20-minute ‘power’ workshops/seminars on topical issues. PTM also features the PATA Youth Symposium – a half day forum offered to students and young professionals to engage with industry professionals during plenary talks and roundtable discussions.
- Be inspired: The prestigious PATA Gold Awards Ceremony is also held during the Mart, an event that recognises and rewards outstanding achievements in the travel industry in the Asia Pacific region in a broad range of categories.
Experience a new destination Unlike other travel trade exhibitions, PTM offers delegates a different host destination each year, showcasing the rich cultural diversity of destinations across Asia-Pacific while bringing together a new set of buyers and sellers to every show. View the wrap-up video of PTM 2015 in Bangalore, India below:
Dress Code: Business attire is the official dress code during PTM2016 business sessions. Dress code for evening social functions, unless otherwise specified within the programme, is smart casual attire or national costume. About Banten ICE is Indonesia’s biggest convention and exhibition centre with eco-friendly and energy-efficient features. It is located in Bumi Serpong Damai, or BSD City, one of the most advanced planned cities in Jakarta and features a range of lifestyle amenities including numerous 3- and 4-star chain hotels. The centre of Jakarta can be reached in 40 minutes via Jakarta-Merak toll road. With its dedicated train station, the city is part of Jabotabek’s rail network. The TransBSD feeder bus lines in the city link into the bus-way lines that cross the region. The surrounding province of Banten enjoys rich cultural heritage and pristine natural resources – from the archaeological remains of the Banten Kingdom to secluded islands and landscaped resorts, including spectacular golf courses. Key attractions in Banten include the Tanjung Lesung, an unspoiled and serene peninsula boasting a 15km shoreline offering some of the most beautiful beaches on Java including access to a range of natural attractions, adventure travel activities and plenty of luxurious facilities; the Old Banten Complex, the former capital of the Banten Sultanate, a once-thriving kingdom and prominent trading centre, this archaeological site offers many historical attractions including the Kaiboon Palace; and the Ujung Kulon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stands as an outpost of prime rainforest and untouched wilderness featuring one of the world’s most pristine natural eco-systems of flora and fauna, boasting virgin beaches and healthy coral reefs.
- Official Language: The official language is Indonesian, locally known as Bahasa Indonesia, which is primarily used in commerce, administration, education and the media, but most Indonesians speak other languages, such as Javanese, as their first language. Most books printed in Indonesia are written in the Indonesian language.
- Time: Seven hours ahead of GMT (+7 GMT)
- Religion: You should respect local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and be aware of your actions to ensure that they do not offend other cultures or religious beliefs, especially during the holy month of Ramadan or if you intend to visit religious areas.
- Weather: Banten Province has a hot and humid tropical wet and dry climate (Aw) according to the Köppen climate classification system. Despite being located relatively close to the equator, the city has distinct wet and dry seasons.
- Currency: Indonesia’s official currency is the rupiah (Rp). Notes come in denominations of Rp100,000, 50,000, 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 1,000 and 500. Coins come in denominations of Rp1,000, 500, 100, 50 and 25.
- Telephone: The Indonesia country code 62 will allow you to call Indonesia from another country. Indonesia telephone code 62 is dialled after the IDD. Banten Province code is 25. As in many other countries, for domestic non-local calls in Indonesia always dial 0 before the area code. For local calls just dial the subscriber number.
- Electricity: Electricity in Indonesia is 220 volts AC and 50 Hz cycle power. While your 110 volt appliances from your home country will work with a transformer and plug adapter, you may not be able to service them or get spare parts in Indonesia.
- Arrival procedure: All passengers arriving with international flights must go through immigration first to board any domestic flights. Your baggage may be checked-in through depending on your airline. Note that you must scan your carry-on luggage at the customs after you claim your checked in luggage. A lot of countries are eligible to apply for a Visa on Arrival (VOA) at the airport, see the main Indonesia article for the details of the rules and which countries are eligible. The visa on arrival counters are available at both the left & right hand side of the end of the corridor after you exit your gate; do not ride the travelator or you will miss the counter!
- Departure procedure: For departure, you will have to go through security screening twice. At the check in hall, you must scan both your carry-on & checked luggage. With the exception of Terminal 3, only passengers are allowed beyond this point. The second screening is for your carry-on bags at your respective concourse before you board your flight. Note there are no shops after the second security screening! Immigration, unless if you are using a premium check in facility, is right in front of Concourse E.
Please visit Expat or World Travel Guide for more useful tips and information. ENQUIRIES For assistance with registration, please contact: Pack Nararat Vachiramanaporn (Ms.) Telephone: +66 2 658 2000 EXT 122 Email: Nararat@pata.org / PTM@PATA.org
Who qualifies as a PTM Buyer? * First time travel agents that provide both inbound and outbound services should register as a Seller and select an appropriate package for floor space.* The qualifying process for Buyers is based upon the following criteria:
- Experience in the tourist or travel business, particularly in the Asia Pacific region.
- Decision maker or consultant, negotiator and influencer with high level responsibilities.
- Purchase record in the Asia Pacific Region that shows continuous purchase of products or a strong intention to purchase.
- Buyers must attend all business appointments scheduled throughout the event (entire 2 days of business sessions).
PTM buyer registration packages We have 3 categories for buyer registration: Package A, B and C Primary Buyer Package A includes registration fees, economy class round-trip airfare to Jakarta, four nights’ accommodation, complimentary airport transfers and sightseeing programmes (limited to ONE Buyer delegate per organisation). Primary Buyer Package B includes registration fees, four nights’ accommodation, complimentary airport transfers and sightseeing programmes. Primary Buyer Package C covers registration fees only. Price Summary
|Primary Buyer||PATA Member||Chapter Member||Non-Member|
Why exhibits at PTM?
- Maximize business opportunities: Total of 10,000+ pre-matched appointments within 2 days
- Meet the industry’s A-list buyers: Exclusive access to the 300+ community of qualified hosted international buyers
- Bring the world to you: Engage with 1,000+ delegates from 60+ destinations
- Exciting side events for networking: Network Lounge, dinner receptions, late night functions and during the complimentary pre- or post-tours.
- Cost effective: Special airfare and accommodation rates are available to all participating delegates.
- Learn something new: Industry updates at the Travel Innovation Forum, Responsible Tourism Forum, the new Blogger Forum, PTM Talks and PATA Youth Symposium.
- Be inspired: The prestigious PATA Gold Awards Ceremony is also held during the Mart, an event that recognizes and rewards outstanding achievements in the travel industry in the Asia Pacific region in a broad range of categories.
- DMC/Tour Operators
- Transportation Services
- Event Companies
- IT/Technology Companies
- NTO/State, City Tourism
- Others: Attractions, Restaurants, Airports, Venues, Media, etc.
- Early bird discount: March 31, 2016
- Pre-matched appointments: June 30, 2016, any registration received after this date will not enjoy the benefit of pre-matched appointments with Buyers
Rental booth type
|Shell Scheme 9 Sqm.(3×3 metres)||
|Raw Space 18 Sqm. (3×6 metres) Minimum Requirement||
|Micro Enterprise 4 Sqm. (2×2 metres)||
|Shell Scheme 9 Sqm. (3×3 metres)||
|Raw Space 9 Sqm. (3×3 metres) Minimum Requirement||
|Raw Space 9 Sqm. (3×3 metres) Minimum Requirement||
|Step 1||After the completion the registration process and settlement of payment, a seller will be given username and password to log in the pre-matched appointment system.|
|Step 2||Appointment Request: A Seller can review the company profiles of the buyers in the PATA Pre-matched Appointment System.
|Step 3||Rejection Unwanted Requests: A seller allows rejecting 10 requests (maximum). It is strongly recommended that you fully utilise the rejection process to avoid unwanted appointments.|
|Step 4||Appointment Matching: Requests from the buyers and sellers will be collected and processed which based upon three criteria: (i) mutual requests, (ii) buyer’s requests and (iii) seller’s requests.|
|Step 5||Business calendar (business appointment list) will be released by mid-August. Existing appointment CANNOT be changed after the Business calendar release.|
|Step 6||Available Slot: For sellers who want to fill in empty slots, an unmatched appointment, they can log in the PATA Pre-matched Appointment System to check for available buyers in particular time slots. Sellers need to communicate with buyers directly and if both parties agree, the appointments shall be noted manually by seller organization.|
All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage. Free Tourist Visa As of March 2, 2016, the government of Indonesia has granted special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia. Tourist Visa Free Facilities are valid for 30 days, are non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of stay permit. This visa-free facility has no restriction on the number of visits in a year. For a list of countries please click here. To obtain this visa-free facility, visitors can enter and exit from 124 immigration check points throughout Indonesia. For a list of immigration check points, please click here. The visa exemption facility can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibition, meetings with head office or representative office in Indonesia, or transit. For details and enquiries please contact the Indonesian Embassy in your home country. If the 30 days of Visit Visa Exemption facility feels insufficient, visitor still can apply for Visa on Arrival (given for 30 days and extendable for another 30 days) or Visit Visa. Visa-on-Arrival: The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 61 countries which can be obtained at designated entry airports and sea ports. Visa-on-Arrival are valid for 30 days and are extendable with another 30 days to be applied at Immigration offices in Indonesia. Visas cost US$35. If possible, provide an exact payment of US$35 for a 30-day visa and ignore any requests for additional fees. The Visa on Arrival is payable in cash or by credit card, albeit slower (and sometimes payment by credit card is “broken” and only cash is accepted). VISA Application at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates Visitors from other countries must apply for visa at Indonesia Embassies or Consulates in their home country. In addition, visas cannot be replaced with any other immigration letters. The visa shall then be administered by the Visa Officer in the presence of the applicant concerned. You may find information on Indonesia embassies and consulates contact details at the Ministry of Foreign Affair website on the following direct link: http://www.kemlu.go.id/ For further information on applying for visa to Indonesia please visit http://www.indonesia.travel/info/detail/12/entry-points. Airport Tax An airport tax of Rp 150,000 is levied by airports on departing passengers on international flights and Rp 40,000 for those on domestic routes. Most airlines today incorporate airport tax into their total tickets cost on purchase. Do make sure that this is already included.
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PTM 2016 takes place at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) and is kindly hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia in partnership with Banten Province and PATA Indonesia Chapter. ICE is Indonesia’s biggest convention and exhibition centre with eco-friendly and energy-efficient features. It is located in Bumi Serpong Damai, or BSD City, one of the most advanced planned cities in Jakarta and features a range of lifestyle amenities including numerous 3- and 4-star chain hotels. The centre of Jakarta can be reached in 40 minutes via Jakarta-Merak toll road. With its dedicated train station, the city is part of Jabotabek’s rail network. The TransBSD feeder bus lines in the city link into the bus-way lines that cross the region. The surrounding province of Banten enjoys rich cultural heritage and pristine natural resources from secluded islands to landscaped resorts, including spectacular golf courses.
Arrival: Airport Transfers on September 6-7 (Tuesday-Wednesday) to PTM2016 official hotels. Departure: Airport Transfers from the official hotels on September 10-11 (Saturday-Sunday). All self-paying delegates arriving CGK on these dates are requested to send flight details by the latest August 22. To; Mr Dhanny Suntoro Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +62 878 6088 3666 OR +62 812 8855 5420 Upon arrival at CGK, delegates can contact the PTM2016 Arrival Service Desk at CGK arrival lounge. PATA and the PTM2016 host cannot guarantee arrival transfer without receiving flight information from the delegates.
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