Buenos Aires presented its novelties in Brazil
The Argentine capital promoted its attractions in São Paulo at an event attended by the main outbound operators and chambers of tourism
On July 6, Visit Buenos Aires made a destination presentation for operators, travel agents and the press, in which some 130 guests participated and received tourist information about the city.
“Brazil is our priority market. Of the three million international tourists we received in 2019, 800,000 were Brazilians. It is a comfortable trip for Brazilians, especially for São Paulo residents who have many direct connections with our city”, stated Karina Perticone, Executive Director of Visit Buenos Aires.
During the cocktail, held at the emblematic A Figueira Rubaiyat restaurant, in the Jardims neighborhood, the new proposals from Buenos Aires were presented, among which Colón Fabrica stands out. In addition, emphasis was placed on the gastronomic offer, where Héctor Gatto, Undersecretary of Gastronomic Policies of the City of Buenos Aires, recounted the work that has been carried out for more than ten years to make Buenos Aires the gastronomic capital of Latin America.
During the event, which also included the participation of AHT and AHRCC, represented by Roberto Brizuela and Gabriela Akrabian, respectively; Flybondi, through its Commercial Manager, Javier Soto, presented the new frequencies it added for the San Pablo - Buenos Aires route.
Exchange of management experiences
Within the framework of this commercial action, a dinner was previously held with representatives of the main tourist chambers in Brazil, where, in addition to presenting the destination, management experiences in the post-pandemic tourism industry were shared.
It took place in the emblematic restaurant A Figueira Rubaiyat, in the Jardims neighborhood, and included the participation of Fabiano Camargo, from BRAZTOA; Orlando Souza, FOHB; Fernando Guinato, ABIH; Jaime Recena, ABRASEL; Leonardo Asin, Buenos Aires Convention & Visitors Bureau; Roberto Brizuela, president of the Buenos Aires branch of AHT, Gabriela Akrabian, vice president of AHRCC.
On behalf of VisitBA, its Executive Director, Karina Perticone; Héctor Gatto, Undersecretary of Gastronomic Policies of the City of Buenos Aires and María Laura Pierini, Coordination Manager of Visit Buenos Aires.