Chile participates in the first virtual version of Fiexpo
The National Director of Sernatur Andrea Wolleter affirmed: "Our country has the conditions to be competitive worldwide"
Chile is participating in the meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean that began on November 25 and ends today, the virtual platform brings together representatives from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and Peru , among others.
Santiago is the third city in Latin America that most attracts congresses, events and incentive trips, according to the ICCA World Ranking, and, despite the global health crisis generated by Covid-19, it continues to lead in this area, awarding itself the opportunity to to host the Congress of the American Confederation of Urology by 2023.
Hosted buyers from all over Latin America, the United States and Europe participate in the action, among which are Latin American and international associations, which are looking for venues to hold their congresses, as well as incentive companies, major tour operators and conference organizers. In it, Chile will have a pavilion where each co-exhibitor will have their virtual stand and will be able to hold online meetings as well as contact all participants through the Fair's exclusive platform.
For the national director of Sernatur Andrea Wolleter, this type of instance “is very important because we know that meeting tourism will be a tremendous ally to recover tourism. Our country has the conditions to be competitive worldwide, which was recognized in the latest South American version of the World Travel Awards, which distinguished Chile as the Best Destination for Festivals and Events, by the city of Santiago ”.
The event has brought together ministers, secretaries of tourism, governors, mayors, parliamentarians, members of tourism commissions, directors of tourism at the national, provincial or departmental level, mayors and politicians involved with the sector. In addition, the participation of directors or presidents of convention bureaus and authorities of the most important international tourism associations that show the power of the MICE industry and their role as key actors.