Costa Rica closes an unforgettable edition of LAMITE
Officials of the Central American country have been really satisfied with the results of an event that will allow them to strengthen their destiny within the MICE segment
A new edition of LAMTE came to an end on the night of June 26 with a large party sponsored by the ICT. It was held at the amphitheater of Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica.
The LAMITE has brought together the main meeting planners based in Latin America and buyers of incentives together with world leading suppliers for three days. Costa Rica has also been a sponsor of the opening cocktail.
Rafael Quesada Alvarado, Chief Research and Evaluator at ICT said: "Having LAMITE allows us to position ourselves even more as a MICE destination, we know that this kind of events are important internationally and we are happy to receive important buyers. this kind of initiatives. "
"When we applied to the event we did it with the total conviction of betting on a very long term for a niche that we know is expanding."
"Receiving important hotel chains is also very attractive for us, they arrive and can see the beauty of Guanacaste and the potential it has to invest in new properties in this and other destinations in our country."
Mauricio Arevalo, president of Costa Rica DMC, said: "For us to have LAMITE in Guanacaste meant opening the window of a new destination for the Latin market, we are working hard on connectivity with Panama and Mexico City. world where you can make unforgettable events. "
"After this event we believe that we will see a medium-term increase in the number of events that will take place in our region."
"We are going to participate in several international events, we have a sustainability forum that will be held at the Costa Rica Convention Center where buyers from key markets have also been invited.
Nathalia Elias, Business Develpment Director of Questex (organizing company of LAMITE) commented: "Hosting the event puts Costa Rica in the forefront of the MICE segment, they have done a good job and without doubt they will see results very soon. the destinations that have received our events in the past. "
"We are very happy because all the invited buyers have come and have been able to make contact with exhibitors of the first level".