The inaugural Serviced Apartment Summit Asia 2019 took place on 21 - 22 February 2019 at Amari Watergate, Bangkok, Thailand
The region already has a fast-growing hospitality development pipeline with a wide range of projects from local and international developers and operators. The area is rapidly becoming a global hot spot for the serviced apartment, branded residence and extended stay sectors, with activity levels ramping up considerably.
Serviced Apartment Summit Asia is the response to demand for a dedicated forum for networking, education, sharing best practice and doing business.
Bangkok is a major capital in the region and Thailand is a major player in the leisure market as well as for business travellers from many industrial sectors.
Bangkok is fun, combining legendary temples and palaces with amazing food, the famous Thai smiles and superb hotels.
There are numerous Thai hotel, serviced apartment and short term rental companies active in the market, many of which are expanding throughout the world. Bangkok is also at the centre of the Mekong region, with rapidly expanding hospitality companies springing up in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.
It’s easy to get to with International airport, and excellent transport links throughout the region.
For those with a little time of their hands, a visit to the jungles of the north or the beaches of the south and east can add some colour and relaxation to the overall trip.
6.3% - the Asian economy, especially in East and South Asia is on a roll. ESA countries grew by 6.3% annually in 2018.
$380 billion USD - the value of the Asian business travel market (the world's largest)
32% - by 2025 it is estimated that 32% of global airline traffic will originate from Asia, and this positive outlook is fuelling growth across the region.
116,603 - the amount of serviced apartment units in 889 locations across Asia
33% regional serviced apartment inventory has increased by 33% in two years
96,774, 000 by 2028, Asian Travel & Tourism will account for 96,774,000 jobs directly, an increase of 2.2% pa over the next ten years.
1,628.8 billion USD - the figure Asian travel spending is expected to grow in 2018 and rise by 6.1% snnuslly to 2028
1 serviced apartment, branded residence, aparthotel, corporate accommodation and short-term rental conference and exhibition for the Asian region
Who Should Attend
Attendees include: • Serviced apartment, branded residence and corporate housing operators • Serviced apartment, branded residence and corporate housing developers • Extended stay hotel operators and developers • Corporate and HNWI hospitality and real estate investors • Bankers, private equity funds and other lenders • Advisory and consultancy specialists • Real estate brokers • Real estate support services • Corporate travel buyers • Short-term rental companies • Lawyers • Travel management companies • Suppliers / Service providers