Travel Mart Latin America 2015 to be Held in Guatemala

Guatemala is to host the international event Travel Mart Latin America, which will be held in September 2015.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Competing with Ecuador and Brazil, Guatemala won the position for 2015, becoming the next meeting point for travel service providers from Central and South America and buyers from around the world. It Is expected that the contract will be signed with the organizers in June.

"Maru Acevedo, deputy director of the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (INGUAT), said the fair is expected to attract 350 tour operators in Latin America and 50 international media bodies. The fair has been held for 35 years and during the two days of the event, entrepreneurs make business appointments and present the tourist attractions on offer in each country. "

"Besides this event, in October 2015 the Central American Travel Market will also be held, in which the country will be promoted as a destination for events. During 2013, the country held 33 international events, while in 2012 there were 13, according to the INGUAT. With the increase, Guatemala went from position 75 to 62 out of 114 countries in the list drawn up by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). "

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