Tourism Fair Hopes to Generate $120 Million

May 5, 2006

Expotur 2006, a tourism industry fair May 16-19, could potentially generate $120 million; 137 international representatives and more than 200 local businesses plan to attend, according to the event s organizers.

Expotur, organized by the Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals (ACOPROT), has been held yearly since 1984. The event has the goal of creating contacts among airlines, hotels and tour operators, and allowing them to sell discounted vacation packages.

Expotur generated more than $100 million last year and was attended by 222 representatives from 145 international companies.

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