The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board Delegation Exhibits at AIBTM With Leading Business Hotels
New Changes to Hotel Infrastructure and DMC’s of Great Interest to Meeting Planners
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board exhibited at this year’s AIBTM Expo taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL from June 10-12 with a delegation of hotelier, including the Hilton Puerto Vallarta Resort, Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta Hotel, Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention Center, AM Resorts and Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in the Mexico Tourism Board’s stand.
Rolando Miravete, Executive Director of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, maintained an active agenda with meeting planners seeking a new destination to work with in Mexico or planners were looking to start working in Mexico and saw Puerto Vallarta as an ideal initial destination because of its reputation as a leisure destination. Miravete spoke about Puerto Vallarta and its diverse tourism and business travel offerings and invited many to participate in this year’s Vallarta Meetings, the destination’s educational trip for the meetings industry.
Meetings were held with owners and directors from EVENTagist, Synergy Meeting Solution, HelmsBriscoe, Pacific Coast Oto Ohthamological Society, American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Envizion Marketing, Innovaix, Event Planing by Tiara LLC, Imagine Xhibits, Newton-Thoth, Inc, Bookmymeetings.com, Nerium, HPN, and the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board’s new partner, Meeting Professionals International.
LATITUDE, the tourism board’s PR agency in the US and Canada to assist with a media agenda aimed to introduce Miravete in his new position as well as the new changes in hotel infrastructure taking place this year in Puerto Vallarta, including the opening of the Holiday Inn Express, the One Hotel, Almar Resort Luxury All Suites & SPA and Hotel Mousai as well as the turn of the Fiesta Americana Hotel into an all-inclusive property and the Hyatt Zilara opening in the old Dreams location. Meetings were held with the editors of Meetings Focus, Meetings & Conventions, Prevue Magazine and Facilities Media Group, Golf Resorts & Meeting Destinations.