200 Participate in Regional Travel Show

April 30, 2004

MANAGUA – Two hundred tourismsuppliers, buyers and travel agents fromaround the world descended on the capitalof Nicaragua this week for the sixth annualTravel Exchange Central America(Trex) trade show – an event billed as themost exclusive and important tourismtrade show for Central America.Founded and organized annually bythe Florida-based international event managementfirm William H. Coleman, Inc.,the Trex show promotes regional tourismby encouraging smaller suppliers to sellCentral America as a multi-destinationtourism package.The three-day event offers businessmeetings between tourism serviceproviders and buyers, and training seminarsto teach travel agents how to sellCentral America to clients in other partsof the world.Trex 2004 was inaugurated Tuesdaymorning by Lucia Salazar, executive presidentof the Nicaragua Tourism Institute(Intur), who stressed that Nicaragua is thesafest country in Central America and isfast becoming the most attractive investmentopportunity in the region.Salazar noted that Nicaragua tourismlast year grew by 12% and generatednearly $150 million, surpassing the country’straditional exports of coffee, meatsand fish, shrimp and lobster.

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