A promotion exercise is being carried out of the "Best Service" certification in the region in order to improve service and positioning of SMEs in tourism.
In order to improve the service and prestige of small and medium tourism enterprises in the region, the Federation of Tourism Chambers of Central America (FEDECATUR) is promoting the "Best Service" certification.
Tourist industry experts gathered recently in Honduras in order to petition the region's governments for 'more political will' to achieving genuine tourism integration.
Mariano Beltranena, president of the Federation of Tourism Chambers of Central America (FEDECATUR) said, "There needs to be more political will to promote tourism and carry out tourism integration in the region ... The (Central American)Presidents meet and promise, but then they forget everything that they have to do, this demonstrates a lack of political will on their part. "
The airline TACA will provide Central American passenger with some 26,000 seats at a lower price in order to promotetourism in the region.
The promotional packages include tickets, transportation, lodging, meals and tours for all countries on the isthmus, said Juan Carlos Ramos, president of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) in Costa Rica.
At the International Tourism Fair of Madrid 2012 (FITUR), the region is jointly aiming to give impetus to sustainable tourism.
The Costa Rican Tourism Minister, Alan Flores Moya said one of the objectives is to present the region as multi cultural and nature filled.
"Aside from presenting the national plans of each Central American country, Panama, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Belize will be in the Spanish capital targeting the European market as one of their preferred customers, as several ministers told Efe Tourism in the region.
In an effort to provide comprehensive medical tourism services tailored to industry best practices, the region’s chambers of tourism have come together to work on a manual to help companies in the sector.
It is hoped the regulations will empower professionals and improve the quality of services.
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