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WTM Latin America 2016 welcomes a dedicated UK Pavilion to the event

WTM Latin America 2016 welcomes a dedicated UK Pavilion to the event ( The fourth edition of WTM Latin America, which will take place between Tuesday, March 29, and Thursday, March 31, 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 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 specialize in offering professional ground handling services to tour operators and 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 (organizer 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 travelers 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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About WTM Latin America

WTM Latin America, going now for its 4th year, attracts more than 6,000 of the most senior executives interested in the Latin American travel industry. The 2015 event generated US$ 363 million of new business which was conducted with up to 1,000 exhibitors and more than 1,300 qualified buyers. WTM Latin America is part of Reed Travel Exhibition’s WTM Portfolio of events, which also includes World Travel Market London, Arabian Travel Market, World Travel Market Africa.

World Travel Market Events

World Travel Market is comprised of the leading leisure travel events in the world; World Travel Market London, WTM Latin America in Sao Paulo, WTM Africa in Cape Town and Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.

New events for 2016 are WTM connect Asia and WTM connect China which join International Golf Travel Market. These unique one-to-one events are targeted at leisure and niche travel markets, allowing exhibitors to exclusively meet with elite hosted buyers.

The World Travel Market events are attended by the global travel and tourism industry’s senior executives to conduct business deals and discover the latest research, insight and opinion.

In 2014, the World Travel Market events facilitated around $7 billion in industry deals from negotiations between the more than 15,000 buyers, 9,500 exhibitors (1,500 main stand holders and 8,000 stand sharers) in attendance of its four events.

WTM is owned by the world’s leading events organizer Reed Exhibitions.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 43 countries. In 2014 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organized by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.


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