BECOME-AN-SPONSOR 2017 yellow-line air europa Air Europa the Latin American specialist, has for over 30 years delivered the very best in inflight experience, and is proud to be one of the world’s most punctual airlines with connections from London Gatwick via Madrid to some of the key cities in Latin America and the Caribbean. As key member of the SkyTeam global alliance we offer greater flexibility and choice with access to over 1,057 destinations across 179 countries. The airline placed orders for 22 new Dreamliner aircrafts, the first four introduced during 2016, with at least another 3 beginning operations in 2017. This will facilitate further expansion into Latin America and beyond. Last year Air Europa launched a daily service to Bogota and a four weekly service to Guayaquil, and looks forward to the launch of a new services during 2017. Learn more: aireuropa.com yellow-line

Americas, in business now for 25 years, and based in the U.K. represent 11 exceptional Ground Handlers in 11 Latin American countries.  Each DMC is an independent specialist and we are able to connect them with buyers in the U.K. to assist with planning, development and growth to the region.  We also schedule meetings during their sales calls to the U.K. and for World Travel Market.  Additionally Americas can offer support with materials, advice on product selection, training and fam trips.  Together with 10 of our partners we will again attend Experience Latin America and we are delighted that, as last year, we will have our own room at the event. We look forward to seeing you in June. Learn more: americas.co.uk
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The Brazilian Tourist Board (Embratur) is the official government agency responsible for promotion and marketing of the Brazilian destinations in international markets. The largest country in Latin America, Brazil is a nation recognized for its diverse ecosystems, abundant wildlife, rich culture and varied possibilities for tourism, ranging from the world’s wonders of nature as the Iguassu Falls and Amazon Rainforest to the celebrated carnival festivities in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Recife, the unique samba and bossa nova music styles, not to mention its extraordinary gastronomy with singular flavours and spices. A country where people welcome the world with wide-open arms to have memorable experiences. On this edition, Iguassu Convention & Visitors Bureau will be on board presenting a seminar about the amazing Iguassu Falls, besides many others brazilian suppliers. Learn more: visitbrasil.com / fozdoiguacudestinodomundo.com.br

yellow-line MT-SPO2017 Metropolitan Touring (founded 1953) is a regional DMC with offices and operations in Ecuador, Peru, and Colombia and a London sales office. We offer transformative experiences through excellent curated programmes in iconic destinations –including Galapagos, Quito, Machu Picchu and Cartagena– that show your clients authentic local life while enjoying world-class lodging and hospitality. In Ecuador, the company is the proud owner and operator of three expedition cruise vessels in Galapagos (Santa Cruz II, Yacht Isabela II and Yacht La Pinta) and the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel. Casa Gangotena, a boutique hotel in Quito’s historic centre, and Mashpi Lodge, a unique conservation property in Quito’s mega-diverse Choco bio-region, complete the company’s mainland Ecuador offerings. We offer deep industry knowledge, safety, compliance, destination stewardship, rigorous quality specifications and proven customer satisfaction levels. Learn more: metropolitan-touring.com

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peru PROMPERÚ is the official tourism board for Perú and is responsible for the promotion of the country’s varied products and services for both the leisure and MICE sectors in all international markets. From its’ vibrant cities to stunning scenery, incomparable cuisine, excellent hotels and contemporary conference facilities, Peru is an attractive leisure or MICE destination. Learn more: peru.travel

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The first city to be named a World Heritage Cultural Site by UNESCO in 1978, Quito showcases a unique combination of old and new with numerous attractions spread throughout a diverse and alluring landscape. The capital city is a thriving destination that represents a unique combination of old and new and has much to offer to its visitors, including authentic culture and rich indigenous and Hispanic traditions, which are experienced in every corner of the city through its exquisite gastronomy, art, museums, theaters, architecture, boutiques and much more. Its beautifully preserved Historic Center boasts impressive colonial architecture, including several churches and convents now open to the public, as well as plazas, boutiques, hotels and restaurants. Set at nearly 10,000 feet above sea level, Quito also enjoys breathtaking views of the Andes as well as a rich ecosystem with Cloud forests and lakes that are home to a variety of flora and fauna. Learn more http://www.quito.com.ec

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The Haugan group is the sole operator of the luxury catamarans Cormorant, Petrel and Ocean Spray. We offer all our customers top quality expeditions, with excellent itineraries to remote island destinations, top bilingual naturalist guides and luxury accommodations. Haugan also owns La Selva Jungle lodge, which was completely remodelled in 2012 and has since become the premier eco lodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The spacious airy cabanas are inspired by native bamboo designs, and the food is the pride of the lodge. Learn more: http://www.haugancruises.com / www.laselvajunglelodge.com

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At LATAM Airlines, we have been making Latin America more accessible from the UK for over ten years with direct daily flights from London to our hub in São Paulo, from where passengers can connect to 115 destinations across Latin America. We are proud of the most extensive network in the Latin American region, making Latin American cities easily accessible for your clients.

As part of the oneworld alliance, our clients can enjoy an array of privileges including the opportunity to collect miles or points. Plus, members can access over 600 exclusive airport lounges in more than 150 countries. In 2016, we were awarded the best airline in South America by Skytrax, so your clients can be sure to enjoy the best service and on-board experience when they fly with us. Learn more: http://www.latam.com

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Del Bianco was established in 1994 and counts with a network of representative offices throughout Brazil and South America. Competitive rates, quality services, specialized staff and large experience in the operation of fits, groups and incentives. Focused on providing our passengers a real experience on ground, not only a touristic visit. Working together with Fremen Tours Bolivia [Mr. Michel Livet] to offer unique experiences in Bolivia and Brazil. Come to meet us and learn all about these two amazing South American destinations. Learn more: http://www.delbianco.com.br

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Argentina is a destination of great proportions and even greater possibilities offering unique experiences. The eight largest country in the world combines colossal glaciers, powerful waterfalls, pleasant wine lands, allows dance the tango in buzzing Buenos Aires and gallop across silent plains with local Gauchos. All of this with a dash of European flair. It’s a place that encourages its visitors to both indulge and challenge themselves and one that appeals to a wide variety of personalities. Learn more: http://www.argentina.travel

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Hilton Latin America has hotels in all major cities in Latin America including Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Brasil, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador and Chile. We currently have almost every Hilton brand in our portfolio of hotels in region. Learn more: http://www.hilton.com

PROUD SPONSORS OF ELA 2017

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