JAKARTA, INDONESIA January 16, 2024 — MG Connect 2024, the leading B2B hospitality event in Southeast Asia, brought together over 400 hoteliers and front line travel buyers from across Southeast Asia. The B2B channel has emerged as one of the most profitable and MGConnect provides an opportunity for hoteliers to grow their B2B distribution.
The event featured seminars from industry leaders including "Tourism Outlook 2023," led by Redha Widarsyah, Phd. - Head of the Tourism Faculty at Prasetiya Mulia University as well as “Capitalizing on Indonesia's Travel Growth” with Riyanti Teresa - Google's Industry Manager.
New Business Opportunities
Following the seminars, participants engaged in a speed-dating format connecting travel buyers with participating hotels. Hoteliers use these session to educate the front line buyers on their properties as well as to develop B2B buyer relationships for growth. The day ended with a cocktail and dinner reception, facilitating continued discussions and relationship-building.
Brett Henry, President Director at MG Group, said, “B2B is the new black for hoteliers. The B2B Channel is now more squarely focused on high end leisure as well as corporate travel - two segments highly valued by hoteliers. B2B distribution has also become one of the lowest cost distribution channels for hotels. MG Connect Jakarta marks the beginning of a prosperous 2024. It shows our commitment to collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation in the hospitality sector. We aim to empower hoteliers & travel buyers with the tools and insights needed for success in our industry."
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