Lima hosts TravelMart Latin America 2010 on Sept. 22


TravelMart Latin America 2010 hits Lima, Peru on  Sept. 22Lima will host the annual TravelMart Latin America on September 22-24, attracting almost 1,000 visitors from sectors representing tour operators, buyers and supplier organizations, international press and media.

TMLA, inaugurated in 1978, is the most important business development event of the year for tourism in Latin America.

Twelve journalists from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Austria, Germany, Argentina and Costa Rica, will make a wide coverage of the TMLA 2010, reports Peru’s Hotel Society.

Tibisay Monsalve, general manager of the Hotel Society, said these journalists are very interested in Peru’s current economic development, its rich cuisine and biodiversity.

The group will have the opportunity to visit the main tourist attractions of Lima and Callao during their stay in the capital city of Peru.

At the end of the event, media will visit the cities of Chiclayo, Trujillo and Iquitos.

The TMLA 2010 opening ceremony will be held on September 22 at the headquarters of the Museo Rafael Larco in Pueblo Libre and two days later, while the closing ceremony will take place at the San Francisco Church in downtown Lima.

Monsalve stated that the institution is working in close coordination with the private sector and the government, represented by Promperu. She added there is full cooperation with representatives of the Regional Government of Callao, Tourism Police, and Traffic Police so that the international event can be "a complete success for Peru."

The SHP said that security measures will be strengthened inside and outside the Real Felipe Fortress, the TMLA 2010 venue, which will host prescheduled appointments between buyers and suppliers.

(Photo: Andina)

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