Convention and Hotel Meeting Facilities at Cancun

Become a Meeting Convention Trade show Incentive travel specialist
Over the past ten years, our attractions, shopping centres, restaurants,  and resorts have expandedtheir offerings to include the Caribbean’s mos timaginative array of activities and amenities.There are over 140 separate tours available  on a daily basis
Your clients will thank you for providing these options,and come to appreciate the value of a professionally planned holiday.Perhaps Cancún’s biggest challenge in attract Selling international travel .
The problem in any pricedriven service industry is that  distinguish your self from your competition you have two basic options: undercut the competitionin terms of price (very difficultunless you have huge volume) offer something others don’t have  in a word, SPECIALIZE!
With so many agencies trying to sell the same product to thesame customers, specialization is ameans of standing apart from your competition. It can be a very effec-tive strategy.
The key is tobecome an expert without equaland then get the word out! And remember, when you specialize it’seasy to spend all your time researching, coun selling, administering and NOT selling. You’re not running a library, you’re running abusiness! Steps towards specializing might flow as follows:a Research an area of specialization Develop a sound business plan with realistic revenue andexpense projections
Establish solid  relationships with needed airlines, hoteliers, local ground operators, tourism
Becoming a Specialist  Customized Holidaysing more “special interest” holidaymakers isdislodging long held images of Cancún as a”beach-only” destination. To broaden consumerand travel agent awareness of Cancún’s holidayoptions, the Cancún CVB has developed ten tar-getted “product clubs.” Each club is comprisedof local tourism professionals with a dedicatedinterest and background in the intricacies oftheir field. Currently, our product clubs arefocussed on the following 10 areas:S Cuisine & EntertainmentS Eco-AdventureS GolfS Mayan Culture & ArchaeologyS ShoppingS SpasS Value LodgingS Water SportsS Weddings & RomanceS Meetings, Incentives & GroupsAs you study this chapter, you’ll find the back-ground knowledge, local contacts, and salesinformation to capitalize on these growingspecialized travel products. Remember, spe-cialization can be both lucrative and fun!You’ll be earning commissions on added pro-grammes and services, while enjoying immer-sion in a field of interest for which you have areal passion.Value Symbol  Throughout this course, look for this symbol. It signals added commission for you and the chance to expand your agency’s Cancún tripplanning services.

Mexico has beenthe site of important meetings of indige-nous peoples, gathered in such awe-inspir-ing locations as Teotihuacan, Xochicalco, andTulúm to exchange ideas and get inspirationfrom their gods. Nowadays, those magnifi-cent ancient places are surrounded by resortareas that provide the modern conveniencesrequired to hold outstanding meetings, con-ventions, and incentive trips.Cancún has world-class hotels and resortsas well as the state-of-the-art Cancún Cen-tre, located in the heart of the Hotel Zone.The Centre has 13 meeting rooms which canbe divided into 37 breakout rooms totalling75,350 sq.ft. of meeting space. Able to accom-modate approximately 8,000 attendees, Can-cun Centre offers 77,900 sq.ft. of exhibitionspace divided in two levels. The scope of Cancún’s attractions providessomething for every meeting planner’s”wish list”: fabulous beaches, the impressiveart and architecture of the Mayan culture,beautiful 16th-century colonial cities nearby,and a fascinating blend of pre-Hispanic andEuropean traditions.Other appeals such as the weather, the hos-pitality of the people, easy access and fre-quent air service, make Cancún one of the mostpopular destinations in the world.A Little Help From Your FriendsIn order to facilitate meetings and conventions,the Cancún CVB provides promotional material,specialized information on hotels, assistance incoordinating site inspections, and guidance onimmigration procedures.When selecting Cancún as a destination, do your-self a favour and work with an incentive house, aconvention management company, or a destina-tion management company (DMC) that has hadyears of experience organizing group travel toMexico.
What you will save in time, effort, andenergy is well worth the expenditure.Whether you’re bringing in a small incentivegroup or a large convention, you will want to workwith someone who can help with the logistics,negotiate hotel contracts, get discounted meetingfares, and secure concessions from other serviceproviders.Meetings, Incentives & Groups

AMSTAR specializes in high quality products and ser-vices for meeting planners, incentive and conferenceorganizers, group organizers and tour operators. Theyhave more than 14 years experience providing unparal-leled hospitality services, events organization, theme par-ties, team building, tours, adventure activities, ground ser-vices, fam trips and site inspection. Over 3 million custom-ers have passed through their expert or www.amstarmexico.comTel. 998-881-9590 Fax. 998- 881-959
4BEST DAY DMC Ground handling, incentive travel,groups & conventions, hotel reservations, FIT, charters. BestDay strives to be your “complete solution” for Cancú Tel. 998-881-1390 Fax. 998-881-1398
CANCUN TRAVEL ADVISORSQualified and dedicated destination management com-pany in the Mexican Caribbean, specialized in VIP, incentive,and corporate | Tel. 998-848-0010 Fax. 998-849-2423

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