Guatemala Travelmarket 2013

From 10 to 16 October there will be a meeting of wholesalers and tour operators to promote the country's tourist destinations.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

The event will be held at the Hotel Barceló Guatemala City. So far 1,600 appointments have been arranged , and projections are that deals will be closed worth $4 million, according to the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (INGUAT).

S21.com.gt reports: "The cost of the event will be $285,760, the INGUAT's investment is 20%, ($59,000) and the rest is from private sector entities such as the Chamber of Tourism, Camtur, Gremial TTOO, Funaguat, Avianca, and Al Invest, among others. "

During the event there will be an opportunity to do business with professionals from the tourism sector such as five-star hotels, boutique hotels, agritourism farms, tourism operators and others.

Currently there are 40 confirmed wholesalers attending from countries including Germany, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Holland, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, the USA and Venezuela.



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