JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Travel Exchange Central America, a series of
events aimed at promoting travel to Central America, will be held
April 16 through 18 in San Salvador, El Salvador.
The event originally was set for February but was rescheduled in
the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch, according to conference
The program will include presentations featuring all Central
American countries; there will be workshops on how to sell Central
America; El Salvador pre- and post-tours, and post-tours to all
Central American countries. Additional features will be a tour
operator marketplace with buyer-supplier meetings and a Central
America travel exposition.
All business activities will be held at the new convention
center, located within the El Salvador International Fair
Travel agents and tour operators will stay at participating
four- and five-star hotels in San Salvador. By shuttle bus, the
hotels are all located within minutes of the convention center.
Tour operator and travel agent registration fees are $175. The
fees cover airport transfers; three nights' hotel accommodations;
shuttle bus transport; all scheduled business and social
activities, and El Salvador sightseeing.
Promotional air fares are being offered by Taca, the event's
official airline, and other airlines serving the region. Air fare
information will be provided with registration confirmation.
For details, call (800) 874-2324, Ext. 8060, fax (904) 391-0038
or e-mail [email protected].