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Tourist Expo Panama. The aim of Expo Turismo Internacional, now in its seventh year, is to attract new tourism wholesalers to show them Panama’s potential as a destination with first class tourist attractions, so they can help to promote the country around the world. There will be more than 150 stands where national and international companies, dedicated to different parts of the tourism industry will display what they have to offer the visitor. The event will take place at the Atlapa Convention Center on Friday 27 and Saturday, May 28.
The exhibition showcases products from airlines, cruise ships, tourist operators, hotel chains and other accommodation establishments on beaches, in jungle and mountains.
The event organized by the Panama Chamber of Commerce together with the Panama Tourism Chamber (CAMTUR), used to take place in September, but it was changed to May to increase tourism in the country and boost the number of exhibitors and international buyers.
On Friday, May 27, the fair will be open only to exhibitors and international tourism wholesalers to conduct business meetings from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. However, on Saturday, May 28 it will be open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., to give the opportunity to families, individuals and anybody who wishes to plan their holidays and see what is on offer. Entrance costs $4 plus 7% ITBMS.
The exhibitors will have special promotions for the Expo Turismo attendees who can take advantage and buy their holiday packages at lower cost.
For more information: www.expotur.org