A total of 290 turistics businessmen from Costa Rica will attend the event to promote their services in the activity that will be on May 11 and 12 at the Kölbi Events Center, Parque Viva, in La Guácima, Alajuela
Businessmen from 34 countries will come to Costa Rica to do business with national tourism companies and promote the country as a tourist destination, at Expotur 2017.
A report sent by Expotur indicates that there are planned 5,000 business appointments during the two days, which were made between 290 local tour operators and 200 representatives of wholesalers.
Expotur will show different market niches this year, especially those through which the country has diversified as a destination.
In addition, the Asociación Costarricense de Profesionales en Turismo (Acoprot), organizer of the activity, reiterates its commitment to keep this fair as the first sustainable tourism marketing market in the region, the statement said.
“We have set out to show all the potential that Costa Rica has as a destination through the fair. That is why, in addition to nature, ecotourism, adventure and beach tourism, this year we will emphasize the cultural offer we have , The potential for birdwatching tourism, wellness tourism and, of course, meeting tourism, in the face of the impetus given by the National Center for Congresses and Conventions, “said Massi Devoto, president of Acoprot.
Alberto López, General Manager of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), highlighted the realization for more than three decades of this wholesale marketing tourism market. “The international fairs have been consolidated as showcases to enhance the offer of a destination and facilitate tourism marketing,” the official said.
The negotiations that take place in Expotur have the objective of placing Costa Rica as an attractive tourist destination around the world. The group of national and Central American entrepreneurs represent hotels, tour operators, rent a cars, airlines, event planners, medical tourism companies, chambers and tourist institutes.
Business appointments are previously established, so the agenda is already assured.