Hotel Sector to Attend WTM Latin America 2020

Caribbean News…
07 February 2020 9:01pm
WTM LA logo on the floor

From March 31st to April 2nd, WTM Latin America, the main tourism event aimed at the B2B public in Latin America, will unfold. The event, which has some 600 exhibitors of 50 nationalities, brings together important representatives of tourism at the Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo. For the 2020 edition, the hotel segment is well represented, with important national and international groups and chains.

The Iberostar hotel chain is participating in the event for the third consecutive year, as well as the AMResorts chain and Melia International Hotels. Both Hotéis Othon, whose accommodation is mainly aimed at the corporate tourism sector, and Windsor Hotéis also confirmed their presence.

The Luzeiros Hotel, which is part of Collection Hotels & Resorts, a collection of independent hotels, is also participating in the 2020 edition, in addition to GJP Hotels & Resorts and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

The vice president of GJP Hotels & Resorts, Fabio Godinho, highlights the generation of business thanks to the event. "WTM plays a key role in the relationship between our main business partners and the suppliers of the entire tourism chain. It is one of the main fairs of the segment with a positive impact on the development of the sector's economy, which is one of the main responsible for the generation of jobs and income in Brazil".

Ilka Padula, director of Global Sales at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, reflects on the chain's participation in the 8th edition and emphasizes the strategic importance that the event adds to good networking. "Currently, WTM is considered one of the most important fairs in Latin America in the travel and tourism sector. Participating in the event is very important for the strengthening of Wyndham in the region. It is also the appropriate event for the hotels of our brands to participate with us and present the news about their products and also about the new hotels inaugurated. In addition to meeting with clients and relating to the market.

WTM Latin America is recognized for its qualified visitors and the opportunities generated at the fair. Sales Manager Bianca Pizzolito reinforces the event's commitment to unite exhibitors and high-level visitors.

"The hotel segment is one of the most representative within the tourism industry. The presence of national and international chains, along with independent hotels, always bringing innovations and trends to the event, shows the importance of the event for the sector, while reaffirming the importance of the sector to strengthen tourism and for WTM Latin America. The hotel industry is an essential player for the prosperity of good business," he concludes.

Exhibitors from different segments have already confirmed their presence in the 2020 edition and will be gradually announced.

More information:

WTM Latin America

31 March, 1 and 2 April 2020

Expo Center Norte - Rua José Bernardo Pinto, 333 - Vila Guilherme, São Paulo

WTM Latin America attracts around 9 thousand senior executives and generates approximately US$ 374 million in new business. The show takes place in São Paulo, Brazil, and has a global audience that meets and defines the direction of the travel and tourism industry. Next event: March 31st to April 2nd, 2020 - São Paulo.

About World Travel Market

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