ABAV – International Tourism Expo is the largest and most important travel trade fair in the Americas and the Southern Hemisphere, and it is promoted by the most representative entity of the Brazilian tourism market: the Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies (ABAV), which concentrates over 80% of the country’s sales force, including both national and international destinations.
By gathering the best agencies to promote the best businesses, the event has become an international benchmark, allowing for representatives of more than 60 countries to interact with the Brazilian market, recognized as the world’s eighth-largest economy.
With a high number of qualified travel agents from the most diverse market niches participating in the event, and the presence of 1.200 hosted buyers, the event will promote the meeting between 3,500 exhibitors, representatives from 65 countries and 40,000 professional visitors from all industry segments.
Among the exhibitors are Brazilian and international airlines, the top domestic and international tourism operators, cruise lines, MICE companies (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Exhibitions), the top domestic and international communication and hotel networks, car rental companies, companies that provide solutions to the trade, in addition to ski, ecotourism, and adventure tourism stations.
ABAV – International Tourism Expowill have its 42nd edition held from September 24 to 28, 2014, at the Anhembi Exhibition Pavillion, located in São Paulo, Brazil, which is South America’s largest financial, corporate and trade center.
ABAV – International Tourism Expo, www.abav.com