2006 Vacation Expo Curaçao

April 6, 2006 by admin
Filed under: Business and Economy, Events 

At the 1st annual Vacation Expo Curaçao
close to 5,000 very enthusiastic attendees
and buyers re-ignited their passion for travel
and overseas destinations, while Caribbean,
Latin American and European travel industry
leaders strengthened their bonds.

Participants included, national tourism authorities, travel agents, tour operators, major hotels, cruise lines and international airlines.

* The next edition of Vacation Expo Curaçao is scheduled for March 15 to 18, 2007.
* Pick your spot on the floorplan.
* Register today!

* Finding China in Guilin
* Hala Gorani: A postcard from Cairo
* Dream trip: The Leaning Tower of Pisa
* Utah adventure cures vacation doldrums
* Mickey Mouse to set sail in Europe

* Canadian tourism back, but far from booming; officials call for another $30 million advertising
* India, Philippines to sign agreement on cooperation in tourism
* Oman Travel Market in progress
* French now need US visas for travel
* Korea Now a Tourism ‘Superpower’

In addition representatives of a number of tourism related industries (including Hertz International, skin care products, banks and phone companies) made use of the promotional opportunity provided by the Vacation Expo 2006. The presence of the American Airlines, Air Jamaica, KLM, Aeropostal and Surinam Airways was considered a highlight by the event’s the organizers. The airlines made use of the expo to promote their globe spanning services.

Effective Promotional Tool

Vacation Expo 2006, held from March 16 through 19 at the World Trade Center Curaçao, proved to be a very effective promotional tool. Visitors took the opportunity to interact on a one-on-one basis with exhibitors and got answers to many questions ranging from the best time for traveling to roaming options, comprehensive travel insurance arrangements and effective preventive vaccinations. In addition to satisfying their curiosity attendees also got a taste of several kitchens of the world. A big screen in the center of the food court continuously showed presentations of the show’s exhibitors. The exuberant interest shown by the visitors compelled many exhibitors to already sign up for next year’s event.
Mark your calendars

The next Vacation Expo Curaçao is scheduled for March 15 to 18, 2007. Destination Curaçao, organizers of a number of annual and bi-annual trade shows (EFEX, Living, Fashion Weekend), are already preparing for the 2007 edition, building on this year’s success. Tourism related businesses are invited to apply at their earliest convenience to ensure that they will (again) be part of Vacation Expo Curaçao 2007.

Revisit www.vacationexpocuracao.com regularly for more information and registration or contact Destination Curaçao at (+599 9) 463 6178.

Destination Curaçao N.V.
World Trade Center Curaçao
P.O.Box 6103, Curaçao N.A.
Phone: (+599 9) 463 6178
Fax: (+599 9) 463 6539
www.destination-curacao.com

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