The first edition was held on March 19th and 20th for the tour operators Pacific America. A meeting that was “a great success with local partners and product managers from New Zealand, Australia, the United States, Canada and South America, ” said a statement.
This time it is the turn of tour operators in the Asia region to meet local tourism partners. “This is a unique opportunity to connect Asian tour operators with the largest number of local tourism partners so that they can win them over and convince them to include their products in packages and holiday packages. will be offered to potential travelers in these markets, “said Paul Sloan, General Manager of Tahiti Tourisme,
which will be held May 29-30, at Le Meridien, with three countries: China, Japan and South Korea. they will meet with the 40 local professionals who will be present. “During the 15-minute personalized meetings that will punctuate these two days, local tourism partners will have the opportunity to present their products to the 19 product managers and 3 professional media invited by Tahiti Tourisme “, explains the tourist office. Wednesday afternoon, ” they will be able to exchange with the representatives Tahiti Tourism on the growth opportunities of the markets Japan, China and South Korea for the destination Tahiti And Its Islands during the only panel of discussions .”
After these two days of meeting, “international product managers and the media will travel on familiarization trips to the islands. This trip of familiarization to Tahiti And Its Islands will allow them to enrich their knowledge through visits of hotels, activities, culinary discoveries or meetings with the population “, the statement continues
.These Asian guests will visit the islands of Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Tahaa, Raiatea and Bora Bora. ” The Asia region accounts for 11% of total tourist arrivals to Tahiti And Its Islands in 2017. The arrival of tourists from the Asia region has increased by 19.7% since 2014, “the statement said.
(Source: Tahiti Infos Tourism 26 May 2018)