Panamá presents itself at the EXPO TURISMO INTERNACIONAL 2022

Panama is a country that has a rich biodiversity bathed by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, where three main cultures have developed, seven indigenous groups, an Afro-Caribbean heritage, and a colorful Spanish colonial culture. In addition to a cosmopolitan capital city that has developed infrastructure suitable for business tourism, exhibitions and international events; as well as shopping tourism with comfortable shopping centers that have recognized brands.

All this will be presented at EXPO TURISMO INTERNACIONAL 2022, where more than 120 companies from the Panamanian tourism sector will meet with the aim of holding business meetings with buyers from 150 international companies from the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Ecuador. , United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France, Russia, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Israel, among others.

“Panama is a little explored and undiscovered destination that promotes sustainable tourism. Aimed at tourists interested in the importance left by their mark; that is, aware of the social impact that its presence has in the communities it visits, that it contributes to the local economy and the native peoples,” said Jose Ramón Icaza, President of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP).

In this framework, the CCIAP, with the support of the Panamanian Hotel Association (APATEL), the Tourism Promotion Fund (Promtur Panama), and the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) advance in the preparations for the eleventh edition of EXPO INTERNATIONAL TOURISM 2022, which will take place on March 25 and 26 at the Panama Convention Center, located in Amador.

“We are ready to receive these international buyers and let them know the product we have both in terms of tourism for meetings, conventions and events; as well as leisure, adventures and multi-destination products,” said Monique de Saint Malo, president of the Organizing Committee of Expo Turismo Internacional 2022. “Panama is safely open to the world and is eager to show visitors a country that live for more Expo Turismo Internacional is the ideal place for them to get to know the Panamanian offer, since we will bring everyone together under one roof.”

The main exhibition of the tourism sector in Panama will feature a keynote address by Burcin Turkkan, president of SKAL INTERNATIONAL, at its inaugural event.

On March 25 – the first day of Expo Turismo Internacional – the program is dedicated exclusively to the exchange of business between buyers and Panamanian and international exhibiting companies. The day will end with a cocktail and Networking offered by the Hotel J.W. Marriott.

On both March 25 and 26, buyers will be able to opt for post tours to places of interest. At the same time, on Saturday, March 26, the fair will open to the general public so that these visitors can also learn about the national tourism product and consider it in their vacation plans; among others.

The International Tourism Expo organization has the participation and support of Copa Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Hotel Bristol, The Santa María Hotel, Wyndham Panama (Albrook Mall), Hotel Sheraton, Aloft Hotel, Hotel El Panamá, Intercontinental Miramar and J.W. Marriott and others, who will be added to host and pamper the more than 150 buyers that we expect in the eleventh version of Expo Turismo Internacional.

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