The Dominican Republic’s Annual Tourism Exchange Fair (DATE) will be held in Punta Cana, on the country’s eastern region, from April 28-30.
The fair brings together national and international travel agents, airlines, hotel chains, independent hoteliers, and tourism professionals from various areas.
The event is organized by the Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES) and cosponsored by the Dominican Ministry of Tourism.
In the DATE 2014 fair some 130 hotels, and other tourism-oriented sectors, participated in the event, along with 532 delegates, and 153 tour operators and travel agents.
Twelve tourism-oriented companies also participated with 24 delegates. In total, organizers arranged 4,626 business meetings.
During the 2013 fair, 4,305 business appointments were scheduled. This year’s event will surely surpass the number of participants that attended the fair last year.
During the last DATE 2014 event some 50 representatives from the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions sector (MICE) participated.
They toured the city of Santo Domingo and visited some of the city’s top business hotels and facilities.
Representatives from the United States, France, Belgium, Austria, Sweden, Italy, China, Russia, Colombia, Chile, the Netherlands, Mexico and Brazil attended the fair.
For more information, please visit: http://asonahores.com/date/date.aspx.