Around 250 business meetings were held with specialists in luxury products and experiences.
Cancun, Quintana Roo. Sunday, August 21, 2022. The Mexican Caribbean participated in the 2022 Virtuoso Travel Week, one of the most important events for the luxury travel segment, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, between August 13-19.
The most remarkable professionals and exclusive travel suppliers from over one hundred countries participated in the event to learn about the offerings and innovations of the tourism industry, a sector that was greatly attracted by the excellence of Quintana Roo’s destinations. Individual work appointments were held among travel agents highlighting the benefits that Mexican Caribbean destinations have to offer to their clients, including the diverse range of experiences offered by destinations for this high purchasing power market, such as wellness activities, contact with nature, private tours to archaeological sites, cenotes and beach clubs, dinner shows, cooking classes and yacht or catamaran rides. In addition, a wide variety of four or five diamond restaurants, recognized by AAA, can also be found in each destination.
“During the event, we were able to attend around 250 appointments with Virtuoso travel agents, who reported to have an incredible growth in sales for Mexican Caribbean destinations compared to 2019. Furthermore, Virtuoso highlighted the importance of the travel agents’ activity since 2020 by presenting a report, emphasizing that there has been an increasing interest in the services they offer to acquire vacation packages. Our presence in this type of events is essential to keep them up to date with all the news of the Mexican Caribbean,” said Dario Flota Ocampo, General Director of the Tourism Promotion Council of Quintana Roo.
Virtuoso Travel Week is an annual, exclusive event of the world’s most important luxury travel network, with personal appointments establishing contacts among all Virtuoso members, advisors and partners worldwide. This year, almost 5,000 participants attended the event generating between 25 and 30 million dollars in annual sales in 1,200 travel agency locations around the world.