SAO PAULO, Brazil – The fourth edition of WTM Latin America, which will take place between Tuesday 29 and Thursday 31 March in São Paulo, Brazil will welcome a number of well-known UK companies and products onto the show floor. The first time many of them have been present in the Latin American market since 2010.
The UK Pavilion (stand O37) at this year’s event will bring an array of products and companies for the Latin American market to meet and do business with, including theatre ticket provider Encore who offer tickets to many London musicals, and other London attraction ticket providers will be present who organise trips to The View from the Shard, Warner Bros Studios, and many more.
The Worldwide DMC has a presence on the UK pavilion, the fastest growing B2B wholesaler in the UK, which also has 10 offices worldwide. The company specialise in offering professional ground handling services to tour operators & travel agents for their FIT and Group bookings providing extensive local knowledge and expertise.
Incoming tour operator Eurowelcome joins them to promote their service which provides foreign visitors to the UK with the right travel services they are looking for.
Capemoor Apartments will be present showcasing some of the best self-catering accommodation for business or leisure in leading cities, including London.
Visitors and buyers that attend the three day event will also get the chance to meet with Generator Hostels, the well-known boutique style accommodation provider. Currently with properties located around several major European cities such as London, Barcelona, Paris and Venice and set to open new properties in Amsterdam, Stockholm and Rome in time for this year’s summer.
Historic Royal Palaces complete the line-up at WTM Latin America. Created in 1998, the independent charity manages six royal palaces – Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Hillsborough Castle. Once these palaces were only open for the privileged to visit but now everyone can visit and the charity are there to promote these well-known attractions to the Latin American market.
John Calthorpe, Managing Director, Pavilion Expo Limited (organiser of the UK Pavilion) commented: “UK companies are excited to be exhibiting this year at the World Travel Market Latin America in Sao Paulo. It is the first time that a UK Pavilion has been present and the companies that are coming are looking forward to meeting with as many agents as possible and making new and lasting business relations.
“South America has an estimated 500,000 travellers reaching the shores of the United Kingdom to sample the delights of our culture, history and wonderful attractions around the country.
“With several direct flights a week coming from Rio, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Mexico we want to make sure that everyone who arrives gets the service and stay they want.”
Lawrence Reinisch Exhibition Director WTM Latin America added: “The UK is one of the most important destinations in the world in terms of travel, tourism, culture and economic scopes. We are delighted to receive this huge presence at WTM Latin America, after six years for them with little exposure in this market. This partnership promises to be extremely positive not only for the UK but also for our visitors and buyers. We hope it is the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship”.
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