Brazil holds for the fourth consecutive year among the top ten destinations for the realization of international fairs and Congresses of the world, one more example of the important role that the country plays in the celebration of international congresses and events…
Brazil holds for the fourth consecutive year among the top ten destinations for the realization of international fairs and Congresses of the world, one more example of the important role played by the country in the holding of international congresses and events, as well as Of the good business climate that is breathed in the face of the realization of the 2014 soccer World Cup and the Olympic Games of 2016, according to the latest ICCA ranking (International Congress and Convention Association).
During 2010, 275 events were held in Brazil, which has led the country to consolidate in the ninth position of this international ranking. The number of international events in the country has shifted from 62 in 2003 to 275 last year, with an increase of 443%. Similarly, it has managed to duplicate the number of cities that came to host meetings of this type (from 22 cities in 2003 to 48 in 2010).
For the president of Embratur, Mário Moysés, this result shows the power of the Brazilian event sector in a highly competitive international scenario.
According to communiqué sent to arecoa.com, Brazil maintained leadership in South America and ranks second in the continent, surpassed only by the United States. Seven other Brazilian destinations were among the 50 most attractive (Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Florianópolis, Porto Alegre, Foz do Iguaçu, Belo Horizonte and Salvador). Buenos Aires, with 98 events, is the city that occupies the first place in South America, followed by São Paulo, with 75 events organized annually.
Mário Moysés has stated that Embratur will continue to collaborate with Brazilian cities and their convention and event offices to “offer all technical and institutional support, as well as to provide all the promotional tools that allow Enhance the image of Brazilian cities. ”
of the Tourist Promotion Trust of the Riviera Maya… expects 3.5 million of tourists this year
The pretensions of converting the Mayan Riviera into a city within the Mexican Caribbean with economic diversification would be achieved in the long term; This was said by the director
The pretensions of converting the Mayan Riviera into a city within the Mexican Caribbean with economic diversification would be achieved in the long term; This was said by the director of the Tourist Promotion Trust of the Riviera Maya, Darío fleet Ocampo who also estimates that this year the destination will reach 3.5 million tourists, a growth that could be higher if alternative projects are detonated to tourism.
Events such as the Tianguis Turistico, whose headquarters will be defined in the coming weeks by the Secretariat of Tourism (Sectur), could be carried out in solidarity, especially if the projects that emanated from the first Investment forum organized by the Mexican Association of Professionals and Investors (AMPI), such as the Convention Center.
For the former undersecretary of tourism, the concretion of the Convention center would project the Riviera Maya as a destination for meeting tourism.
In information that released the AMPI, and to which he could have access, was exposed the realization of the partial plan of tourism Development of the Municipality of solidarity, between what is the Museum of the Mayan culture in Playa del Carmen, as well as the installation of a ofic INA Regional of the World Tourism Organization, in addition to installing a technological incubator at the University of Quintana Roo Riviera Maya, among other projects.
“We are prepared to do this type of project, we require necessary income to carry out these projects, and for the income and the tourist flow that we have, the Rivera Maya has it guaranteed; Even the same diversification is a channel to increase the number of visitors, ‘ he said.
The Riviera Maya experienced an influx of visitors of three 1.2 million people and for this year it is expected that the amount of other 300,000 tourists will be joined to reach the 3.5 million visitors.
Fleet Ocampo said that the tourism of meetings that would take place in low season, would help that the Riviera Maya had in the next years a greater growth with the installation of the Convention center that was raised in the Forum of investment.
“However we will work with the group department, and by the end of this month we will have meetings with hoteliers and group operators, to teach them what we are doing and how we are going to win venues to bring events to the Mayan Riviera” Announced.