The third edition of the show saw more than 600 international and local exhibitors participating in an area spanning over 28,000 square metres of space. During the three days, the Expo attracted 4,000 trade visitors and some 400 local and international hosted buyers. The promise of amazing travel deals witnessed 56,000 public visitors flocking to the exhibition.
In total, 42 countries and 26 local provinces were represented at the show – the highest international representation since the exhibition’s inauguration in 2014.
Also for the first time, Sri Lanka was made the partner country for the XSRITE 2016, while the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism was the gold sponsor for the event. Both countries received widespread publicity through their collaborative efforts with the organisers, the Conference & Exhibition Management Services (CEMS) Group of Companies in China, Malaysia and Singapore.