The intention behind the show was to promote Sri Lanka more exclusively in the segment of MICE and corporate events.
The show made its biggest USP by inviting the Indian buyers all the way to Sri Lanka, hosting them and making them having the real experience, familiarization and feel of the destination.
The show witnessed the participationfrom the potential MICE, Wedding and Event agenciesfrom India who were keen to gather more knowledge about the destination and to discover the potential of Sri Lanka in the context of MICE.
Whereas, the Seller’s side was represented bysome of the premium hospitality brands from Sri Lanka such as Hilton Colombo, DoubleTree by Hilton Weerawila, Galle Face Hotel, BMICH, Movenpick, Shangri-la, Anantara Resorts, The Kingsbury and Serendib Leisure along with some of the top listed DMC’s such as Walkers Tours, Diethelm Travel, Antiquity SL.
Nishant Gulliya, Managing Director& CEO,Qrius Connect shares, “I see this show as a best blend of Familiarization, Business Networking and an Overall Destination Promotion”.
The show was intended togive a platform to build and strengthen the relation between the participating Indian buyers and the Sri Lankan hospitality brands along with giving a real taste to the buyers by inviting them to travel all the way to Sri Lanka.
“The MICE sector in Asia continues to thrive, with an anticipation of acontinuous rise in demand and growth rate in the next half a decade. Considering Sri Lanka as an emerging MICE destination, we have been noticing the fast-growing demand for thecorporate travel, incentives and wedding segment from India. MICE Connect Sri Lanka 2019 hasshowcased itself at a right time with right set of participants and have assured the exclusivity and value addition through this show” and we are optimistic to host a bigger edition in 2020. Let’s Stay Q’rius, concludes Nishant.