The event will take place in Expo Center Norte in São Paulo from 4 – 6 April
Registration for the fifth edition of WTM Latin America, the main global event in the travel industry in Latin America, is now open. The event will be held from 4 – 6 April in Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, jointly with the 47th Braztoa Business Event.
This business-to-business event, which is entirely for networking and business generation, will welcome the main tour operators, travel agents, journalists of all nationalities and buyers who are interested in getting to know what’s new in the industry in terms of products, services and technologies and to do business deals.
WTM Latin America & Braztoa Business Event estimates that the 2016 edition was responsible for generating US$ 370 million in commercial agreements. It is expected that 2017 will generate an even greater amount of business, as it adopts a new online tool that will connect all the visitors and exhibitors even before the event begins.
The event will also present and debate trends, while talks and seminars with the main names in the industry will increase understanding about technology and marketing as applied to tourism. It will also foster meetings between exhibitors and buyers in the hotly-disputed Speed Networking and Meet the Media and Bloggers sessions.
WTM Latin America 2017 & 47th Braztoa Business Event will also continue to offer its successful Hosted Buyers Programme, including the Braztoa Caravans, which sine the first edition have been bringing selected buyers to the event from Brazil and the world to boost the business done at the show.
“WTM Latin America, which has had Braztoa as its main partner since the beginning, is coming up to its fifth edition with the mission of offering visitors, exhibitors and buyers the best experience possible for discovering the opportunities that Latin American tourism has to offer. It brings together in Expo Center Norte the industry’s main representatives and the best initiatives for consolidating business deals”, says WTM Latin America’s director, Lawrence Reinisch.
Until 3 April visitors from the tourism industry, journalists and buyers can register free of charge for WTM Latin America 2017 & 47th Braztoa Business Event at http://latinamerica.wtm.com/en/visit/Register/. After this date registration can be done on arrival at the location, when the charge for entering the event will be R$ 150.
About WTM Latin America
WTM Latin America, now in its 5th year, attracts almost 9,000 unique senior executives interested in the Latin American travel industry. The 2016 event generated US$ 370 million of new business which was conducted between exhibitors and buyers. WTM Latin America is part of WTM Portfolio of events, which also includes World Travel Market London, World Travel Market Africa, Arabian Travel Market, WTM Connect Asia and International Golf Travel Market. www.wtm.com. http://latinamerica.wtm.com.
Braztoa (the Brazilian Tour Operators Association) brings together tourism operators, collaborators and companies representing products and destinations, along with guests, which account for an estimated 90% of the tour packages sold in Brazil. A leading, non-profit organization, Braztoa promotes actions and partnerships that highlight its members’ business activities, supporting the sustainable development of the tourism market. In 2015, operators associated with Braztoa registered a combined turnover of R$ 11.01 billion and embarked five million passengers during the course of the year. These companies generated an economic impact of R$ 10 billion for the domestic economy during the same period (this amount includes the total value of the packages sold for domestic destinations, along with the tourists’ average daily spending on extras at the destinations).
About Reed Travel Exhibitions
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) is the world’s leading provider of exhibitions in the travel and tourism industry. Its wide-ranging portfolio of events around the globe covers leisure travel, luxury travel, meetings, incentives and business travel. RTE, which organizes more than 20 events around the world, includes three portfolios: World Travel Market, IBTM Events and International Luxury Travel Market. RTE is a business unit of Reed Exhibitions. www.reedtravelexhibitions.com.
About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2015, Reed brought together over seven million events participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are hold throughout Americas, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Oceania, and organized by 40 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. www.reedexpo.com.
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