The Experience Panama Expo 2020 has begun
The event projects the tourism of the Central American country to the world. It takes place online until September 27
The Experience Panama Expo will take place from September 25 to 27, in virtual mode; The attendance of around 200 local tourism service providers and about 600 invited buyers, focused on vocational tourism and wholesalers in the business meetings and events segment from countries such as the United States, Portugal, Spain, Germany, and the United Kingdom are expected; as well as Latin America.
The event represents an exhibition platform for operators, travel agents, hoteliers, event professionals, congresses, conventions; agents of car rental companies and airlines. It is open to the public, so the invitation is extended to visit the various pavilions and learn about the country's offer in the face of the gradual reopening of tourist activities.
Within the framework of this event, the Summit of Ministers of Tourism of Central America and the Dominican Republic will be held with the main theme "Natural and Cultural Heritage: the key to promoting sustainable tourism and economic development in the region."
For the general administrator of the ATP, Iván Eskildsen “this fair represents a golden opportunity to project the country's new vision of tourism to international markets, highlighting our natural and cultural heritage, with a focus on sustainability, and integrating our tourism industry local to be the main actors in the economic reactivation efforts of the sector. The current crisis requires us to reinvent ourselves and innovate to adjust to the new times, and we are ready to accept the challenge ”.
Organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) in strategic alliance with the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP), PROMTUR Panama, the National Chamber of Tourism of Panama (CAMTUR) and the Panamanian Association of Hotels (APATEL ), this unprecedented virtual fair will generate a space for the exchange of business, knowledge and strategies between some 200 local tourism service providers and approximately 600 international professional visitors, focused on the holiday tourism segment and wholesalers in the business meetings and events segment from countries such as the United States, Portugal, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom and the Latin American region.
"From PROMTUR Panama we want to promote the different activities and tourism products of the country and generate links between potential international buyers and the different actors that day by day support the tourism industry," said Fernando Duque, president of the Board of Directors of PROMTUR Panama. " We want to make the most of this virtual fair to generate a positive impact on tourism, from reserving discounted rates to travel when allowed, to planning important events and conventions in our country, because we have the infrastructure. "
The virtual activity will have ten categories: destination marketing, organization company (DMC), tourism operators, travel agencies, airlines, hotels and resorts, professional organizers of events, congresses and conventions, car rental companies, local tourism authorities and unions business in the tourism sector of Panama. In addition, bidders will have their digital space to receive visitors, as well as attend scheduled meetings and those that take place on the fly through a microsite.
"This first Virtual Fair gives us the opportunity to go little by little reactivating the tourism sector. Working together as a sector, developing alliances with wholesalers, operators and buyers from the different destinations that Panama can offer. Our objective must be to continue positioning ourselves as a reliable and safe country, ”said Ernesto Orillac Quijano, president of the National Chamber of Tourism of Panama.
The "networking" platform, designed for wholesalers and event organizers to learn about Panama's offer, expects to bring together 250 local tourism providers.
More information at http://experiencepanamaexpo.com/