From October to December 2012 representatives from the country’s Ministry of Tourism will participate in nine international fairs.
The events are scheduled to take place in Europe, the U.S. and Latin America. In October Dominican tourism officials will participate in fairs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In November, officials will also attend similar events in London, Algarve (Portugal) and Barcelona, Spain. There is an important tourism fair scheduled for December in Cannes.
ABAV Fair 2012, Brazil
The fair will be held from October 24-26 in Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event is considered to be one of the Western Hemisphere’s most important tourism fairs because of the number of exhibitors and participants it attracts.
International Tourism Fair (FIT), Argentina
To be held from November 3-6 in La Rural, Buenos Aires, Argentina, it is this country’s most important annual tourism event.
World Travel Market 2012, England
Scheduled from November 5-8 at Excel Docklands, London, this fair is by far the he largest and most important tourism fair in England.
International Golf Travel Market, Portugal
This fair is scheduled from November 12-15, in Algarve, Portugal, and will bring together some 600 suppliers of golf equipment and services. Organizers coordinate meetings with key tour operators related to this particular tourism segment.
The Global Meetings and Event Exhibition, Spain
To be held in Barcelona, Spain, from November 27 to 29. This event caters to everything related to the industry’s segment involving conferences and events.
ILTM Cannes, France
This fair is scheduled from December 3-6 in Cannes, France. It is by far one of the world’s most important fairs related to luxury tourism.