Deals Done at Travel Market in Guatemala

Af the end of the second exhibition for tour operators projections are that $5.7 million has been transacted in business deals which will materialize in the medium term.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

This was confirmed by Ana Mercedes de Lembke, president of the Guatemalan Chamber of Tourism (Camtur). The activity which ended yesterday, included 1,145 business meetings between 40 local tourist service companies and international buyers from 15 countries where Guatemala was not included as a tourist destination.

" Among the stakeholders are five wholesale travel companies (Mace), both retailers and wholesalers, and it has been estimated that from 2014 each one of them about $5000, will be received" said De Lembke .

" We hope to have more visits during 2014, the goal is to find new markets in which to promote the image of Guatemala," said Nancy Mejia, Executive Director of Camtur .

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