Puerto Vallarta becomes an MPI Preferred Partner

Puerto Vallarta becomes an MPI Preferred Partner

May 20 2014

The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has become a  “Preferred Partner” of Meeting Professionals International, the premier global association community for meeting and event professionals, as part of its proactive campaign to attract more business travelers from the US and Canada to Mexico’s most Mexican destination.

In 2013 the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board headed a delegation of hoteliers and the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center in a partnership with the Mexico Tourism Board and participated in key industry events including AIBTM, WEC and IMEX. In November, Puerto Vallarta also hosted its first Vallarta Meetings educational trip with 12 meetings planners.

As a Preferred Partner, the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board’s participation at this year’s World Education Congress in Minneapolis will also include promotion of the destination and its business travel offerings through a special editorials, highlighted presence in the MarketSquare where representatives will be able to meet with buyers and introduce them to the destination, present at the Past President’s & Chairman’s Breakfast.

Puerto Vallarta will also host a Focus Group with meeting planners at IMEX America where the destination’s infrastructure and offerings as well as reputation will be analyzed by the professionals in the industry as a way of obtaining constructive criticism.  

Coordinated by LATITUDE, the tourism board's PR agency in the United States and Canada, this partnership makes Puerto Vallarta the only destination to have an alliance with MPI at this level confirming its commitment to this segment.