Ten international businessmen, from four countries, today visited one of the most important bird watching sites in Bolivar Province, Finca Sabaneta of Agrícola Camelias, in Turbaco. (Read here: Birdwatching: A Magical and Multicolored Journey in Turbaco).
The presence of these entrepreneurs purchasing tourism services from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Honduras is a development of the familiarization trip to the natural destinations that ProColombia has identified with international buyers, prior to the implementation, from 27 to 29 September. , from Colombia Nature Travel Mart (CNTM), which will be developed in Rionegro (Antioquia).
During the visit to Turbaco, foreign businessmen will get to know closely the tourism offers offered by Agrícola Camelias, and this approach will facilitate negotiations at the business conference in Rionegro, where the Bolivarian company plans to hold 14 business meetings. The event has projections exceeding $10 million, according to ProColumbia.
There will be 60 international buyers at CNTM from countries such as Germany, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Spain, USA, Netherlands, Honduras, Mexico, UK and Switzerland.
The Colombian segment consists of 70 tourism service providers from 21 divisions, including Bolivar, which includes in its offers products related to diving, wellness, whale and bird watching, safaris, bicycle tourism and trekking (hiking).
On familiarization trips, operators will implement sustainable practices including eliminating single-use plastics, connecting with local suppliers and supporting community initiatives.
There will be 8 familiarization trips in the country, and in each one there will be heritage work to highlight such as coral restoration, restoration farming, beach clean-ups, donating sports equipment and supporting environmental conservation initiatives, says ProColombia. (Read here: Come on, bird!: World Migratory Bird Day).
For the President of ProColombia, Carmen Caballero, “In Colombia Nature Travel Mart, we will be able to show the enormous nature and adventure that the country and its territories offer in one place and in line with the national government in which we are implementing this promotion answering the call to protect our resources, this is what we want to show to the men of “We believe that Colombia is a destination in harmony with life, committed to preserving our lands, and recognizes that tourism is a way to meet those sustainability standards.”