Peru as the venue for the 52nd OAS General Assembly will boost the country’s image and meeting tourism will be strengthened.
The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roberto Sánchez, stressed that the 52nd OAS General Assembly, which is hosted by Peru, will boost the country’s image and position it as a venue for high-level international events, providing important benefits for the tourism sector during this stage of economic recovery.
In this sense, Sánchez commented that meeting tourism will benefit the most, taking into account that Peru has a first-class infrastructure that is very suitable for this tourist segment.
“I would like to highlight the benefits of meeting tourism. Beyond the economic income, there is the contribution to the image of the country. Peru’s leadership at the regional level is widely recognized and this event confirms it,” said the head of Mincetur.
Likewise, Minister Sánchez emphasized that Peru has been achieving the gradual recovery of tourism, in an articulated manner, taking into account its multiple benefits in the creation of businesses, jobs, improvement of infrastructure, among others.
The Mincetur projected, at the beginning of the year, that until December the meeting tourism segment in Peru will be able to generate business that would be around 42 million 758,000 soles, thanks to the arrival of speakers and attendees at the 35 international congresses and meetings confirmed in the country. , projecting the presence of 16,600 participants.
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The 52nd OAS General Assembly will be held from October 5 to 7 under the theme “Together against inequality and discrimination”. This event returns to the face-to-face format after the covid-19 pandemic and convenes the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the continent, to reach agreements on issues of common interest in the hemisphere. It will be attended by attendees from various countries.
Lima is the second destination for meetings in South America, according to the ranking of the International Association of Congresses and Conventions (ICCA, for its acronym in English). The Peruvian capital stands out for having hotels and convention centers with the latest in structure and technology. Likewise, and thanks to its geographical location, it is a natural hub for airlines.
Between October and November, according to information from PromPerú, our country will also host important international events such as the Congress of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), the XV Latin American Congress of Endoscopic Surgery (ALACE) and the VI International Congress on Competencies Media, the Annual Assembly of the Latin American Association of Industrial Millers.
Also the Congress of the Latin American Association of Oncological Radiant Therapy (ALATRO), the South American Bird Fair, the XV Latin American Beekeeping Congress, the International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World, and the Pan-American and Ibero-American Congress of Medicine Critical and Intensive, events that bring together more than 6,000 delegates that will generate an economic impact of more than 11 million soles.
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