Cartagena de Indias. On November 23rd the 14th edition of MITM, the first and oldest travel market in Latin America directed to the incentive and meetings market will commence. MITM, Meetings and Incentive Travel Market, will take place in Cartagena de Indias, in the Caribbean Colombia, where there will be 18 countries exhibiting from Latin America, Caribbean and North America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela.
They will meet with hosted buyers from Europe and the Americas, representing 19 countries. These fully hosted buyers are corporate incentive travel and meetings users (22%), incentive houses and incentive travel agents (52%), event agencies (12%) and association executive organizers of international congresses and conferences (14%).
The show will take place in the Cartagena Congress Center “Julio César Turbay Ayala”. The event ends with a reception at the top of the San Felipe Fortress. Previously to the travel market, the international buyers enjoyed four days pre-MITM fam tours of Bogota, Coffee Fields and the Colombian Caribbean: Santa Marta and Barranquilla. MITM 2008 is sponsored by the Cartagena de Indias Convention Bureau and Proexport. www.mitmamericas.com