The Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES) and the Ministry of Tourism will participate in various tourism fairs sponsored by the Incentive Travel, Meetings and Events (MICE) tourism sectors.
The upcoming fairs are the FIEXPO Latin America 2015; Incentive Works; IFTM TOP RESA 2015; Fair of the Americas (ABAV); ICOMEX 2015; the MITM and the EIBTM.
The Dominican representatives are also scheduled to participate in the FIEXPO Latin America 2015 trade fair, from June 1-3 in Peru.
This event brings together the MICE sector from South and Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico.
The country will also participate in the Incentive Works Fair, August 18-19, 2015, in Toronto, Canada; at the IFTM TOP RESA 2015 which, although not strictly a MICE-related event, the fair does include an important segment related to the events sector. This particular event is scheduled from September 29 to October 2, in France.
Other events where the D.R. will participate: Fair of the Americas (ABAV), from September 23-27, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as the ICOMEX 2015, in Mexico from October 25-26.
This event brings together experts from the Meetings sector for networking and new business possibilities.
From November 17-19 the country will participate in the EIBTM, in Barcelona, Spain, also dedicated to the MICE sectors. The exhibitors are important suppliers of the MICE industry.
In December, the Ministry of Tourism and ASONAHORES-member hotels will participate in the MITM, also a MICE event, where travel and tourism agencies in the Americas and the Caribbean meet with buyers from Europe and the U.S.