Between September 9 and 14, a delegation of 45 international businessmen will learn about the tourism offer of the nature and adventure segment of the six tourist areas in the country, through 6 promotional trips ProColombia In alliance with tour operators that offer new and different experiences in different destinations. Buyers come from United States, Canada, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Netherlandsamong other things.
These induction trips are part of Columbia Nature Travel Martthe Natural Tourism Business Conference, which will bring together nearly 90 national businessmen with the same number of international buyers, as It is expected to generate business for $8 million. This macro tour will take place in Manizales (Caldas), on the next 14 (virtual), September 15 and 16.
This was confirmed by ProColombia’s Vice President of Tourism, Gilberto Salcedo Columbia Nature Travel Mart It would be a great platform to internationalize the country’s great offer of nature tourism, one of the richest biodiversity on the planet, and come at a time when tourism is clearly growing, following the slowdown caused by a pandemic.
“Overall, we will offer buyers an offer of products that promote responsible tourism, with the transverse component of sustainability and respect for the environment and communities,” Salcedo said.
The offer of new tourism experiences that Colombia will offer to buyers includes destinations from different tourist regions of the country, with products segmented based on different tourist profiles. One of them consists of activities related to bird watching, aimed exclusively at women, in the Colombian Massif, specifically in the destinations Huila s Putumayomanaged by the company Colombia nature.
Companies will participate in this trip Wildlife Destination, American Birding Association, Field Guides Company s bird association, All of them are from the United States, and Costa Rica focus s Avocet Toursform Canada.
In the tour offered by the company Colombian ProjectIn Caldas, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to learn about the coffee culture of the country, through experiences that range from bike tours through coffee plantations to climbs into the swampy and snowy regions of the Los Nevados National Parkone of the most impressive places in the western Colombian Andes.
10 businessmen will participate in this tour, from countries like France (Allibert Treking), Poland (Nomade), the United States (Inspire World Travel, Travelstore), Canada (Quivertree Family Expeditions, Wells Luxury Travel) and the United Kingdom (Stubborn Mule Travel, Last Frontiers, Journey Latinamerica).
Another group of 8 businessmen will tour the Colombian Pacific And part of the Western Andes, a tour operated by the company Health and travelwhich includes and delivers experiences inspired by magical realismAssociated with physical and spiritual healing through direct contact with nature. Activities include a whale watching tour of Chocó and accommodations ecolodges immersed in the jungle of the Pacific Ocean; Walk Full focus of the mindCoffee tastings and cocoa celebrations in Antioquia.
Colombian tour operator GE Tours s Amac Colombia Travel and LivingThrough the Amak brand, it will host 9 entrepreneurs from Germany, Canada, France, Mexico and the United Stateswho will offer them a tour starting with bird and butterfly watching in Cali, passing through San Cipriano Forest Reserve, Urampa National Natural Park, Buenaventura and Bahia Málaga, where they can watch whales.
The Amazon – Orinoquía will receive 9 more entrepreneurs, from Argentina, Canada, France, the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Costa Rica To live an adventure through the jungle, on the way to La Macarena. The operator responsible for this familiarization flight is the company go explorewhich are offered as part of experience visits to Caño Cristales, walks, Hiking Cross the Guayabero River Valley and watch pink dolphins.
Another group of 7 businessmen from Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and the Netherlands You’ll visit Orinoquía, heading to Casanare to immerse yourself in the department’s vast savannah, in search of mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibians, in the midst of an environment that also provides an unforgettable botanical experience.
in front Columbia Natura Travel Mart carried out too chain wheel, between August 25 and 26, with the participation of 48 exporters, 249 suppliers and 803 scheduled dates. Among the novelties is the presentation of hotel projects such as Ankua, an eco-hotel with a differential value proposition, in the Greater Caribbean region of Colombia; Casa Rosy, in Carmen de Viboral and Hacienda Santa Rosana, in Risaralda.
Similarly, the air taxi companies such as Air Colombia and agencies that facilitate diversification of the wallets of Colombian wholesalers, such as Tolima Travel, Amazonia Travel, and Colombian Bike Roadsa unique product for tourists interested in motorcycle tours.