Puerto Vallarta presents itself to IBTM with an important delegation and activities

Its high-quality infrastructure and its entire value chain make the Port the best-positioned sun and beach destination, achieving between 5 and 10% additional attendance at any type of event

(Source: Fideicomiso de Turismo Puerto Vallarta)

Puerto Vallarta consolidates itself as one of the best sun and beach destinations for the Meetings Industry, during the 2023 edition of IBTM Americas, which took place this September 13 and 14 at the Citibanamex Center in Mexico City, serving 160 business meetings with buyers from Mexico, the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe.

The green pearl of the Mexican Pacific was present at the Jalisco stand, where representatives of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Promotion and Advertising Trust, hotels in the segment, tour operators, DMC's service providers, as well as the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center , carried out 6 extensive appointment agendas with organizers of events, weddings, social and sports meetings, PCOs, corporates and Associations, achieving 160 meetings during the two days of the event.

“Thanks to its excellent geographical position, air and road connectivity, hotel offerings, custom-made venues, extensive network of professionals, safe destination, among other benefits, Puerto Vallarta is an ideal venue for holding conferences, conventions, incentive trips and regional expos. That is why, together with the entire value chain, we reaffirm once again in this 2023 edition of IBTM Americas, the leadership of the Port as one of the best sun and beach destinations in attracting business for 2024 and 2025." , indicated Luis Villaseñor, general director of the Public Trust for Tourism Promotion and Advertising of Puerto Vallarta.

Vallarta Adventures, Hotel Mio, Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center, Krystal Grand Puerto Vallarta, Crown Paradise Resorts Puerto Vallarta, Velas Vallarta, Casa Velas, Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta, Pacific Bayside DMC, VTA DMC, IVI DMC, Terramar DMC and North American Travel, as well as the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center, were strategic allies that were present at this edition of IBTM, and who highlighted the benefits of this destination for Meetings Tourism.

During this important event, a leader in the field of meetings, Puerto Vallarta highlighted the added values ​​it has for the sector, such as its extensive portfolio of DMC professionals specialized in the segment, who are experts in generating experiences in travel. incentives. In addition, its International Convention Center, with capacity for up to 5,000 attendees, allows all types of events to be held and offers a wide range of services ranging from cutting-edge technology to commercial facilities and networking spaces.

At the same time, actions were added such as holding a press conference, where the destination was announced as the venue for the 8th International Congress of Industrial Cranes, organized by the Association of Cranes, Equipment and Industrial Devices (AGEDI), being the first time that this event comes to Puerto Vallarta, which will attract the participation of professionals and representatives of companies from Mexico, the United States, Central and South America.

Additionally, a meeting was held with 60 event organizers from the IBTM Americas “Guest Buyers” program, in order to train and update them on the service offering for the sector in the metropolitan area of ​​Puerto Vallarta. This important Fair brought together on this occasion a little more than 450 exhibitors, 600 buyers from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Latin America and Europe, generating around 9,500 appointments, which is why this meeting becomes the most important in Mexico and the Latin American region. .

The participation of Puerto Vallarta in this 2023 edition of IBTM allows, together with Guadalajara, to endorse Jalisco as a leading state in the field of meeting tourism, being a State that has two great products that contribute to the Meeting Tourism segment, thus highlighting the positioning of the green pearl of the Mexican Pacific as a leading beach destination in the holding and attendance of important events.

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