June 2019 – 3rd LGBTQ Tourism Forum – São Paulo/SP
The LGBT Tourism Forum, which took place in São Paulo Hotel Meliá Paulista, promoted the training of travel agents regarding the segment, which grows at a faster rate than conventional tourism. Promoted by the Brazilian Association of LGBT Tourism (ABTLGBT) and ViaG Magazine, the event featured panels that discussed topics such as hospitality, and workshops. GFLL was one of the main sponsors. The event included several speakers from all over the world, but the highlight was Richard Gray who brilliantly exposed the success of LGTB segment in GFLL. A total of 63 travel agencies was present at his seminar.
May 2019 – VISIT FLORIDA UPTOWN STATE ROADSHOW – Piracicaba, Bauru, Ribeirão Preto and Sorocaba/SP
Visit Florida held a series of events for Brazilian agents and operators in May. The official promotion agency chose the Uptown State. The selected cities were: Piracicaba, Bauru, Ribeirão Preto and Sorocaba.
With a total of 259 travel agencies trained, the roadshow was considered excellent and will happen again next year.
April 2019 – Schultz Annual Convention 2019 – Maceió/AL
In the market for 32 years, Schultz Group has achieved excellence in the most diverse segments of tourism industry. Schultz is also a top-ranking company in travel insurance and assistance for consular visas (#1 in Brazil). The strong and wide spread distribution network combined with a highly skilled team and top quality of products and services make Schultz one of the most important Tour Operators/Wholesalers in Brazil. Every year they promote their Annual Convention, with more than 400 travel agencies partners and 17 suppliers/partners, such as destinations, attractions, car rental and Hotels all over the world.
Webinar 2 – HKTDC 10/14/2020
In October, we held our second webinar to promote HKTDC services and the virtual business fairs that we are organizing. We invited our partners from ABCasa, Abióptica and SINDVEL to present the demands of the Brazilian market and share their experience with the business fairs in Hong Kong.
Webinar 1 – HKTDC 06/09/2020
In June we held our first webinar to promote Hong Kong in times of restrictions caused by COVID-19. The event served to communicate with our clients here in Brazil and present updates on the scenario in Hong Kong. We counted on the presence of our partners such as Gladtur, a tour operator specialized in Asia and Brasia, a consulting company based in Hong Kong focused on serving Brazilian clients interested to do business with Hong Kong and China.
January 2020 – Seminar and dinner offered due to the celebration of the Chinese New Year – São Paulo / SP
Event organized annually to promote Hong Kong and bring together our main partners in São Paulo. On January 27, 2020, the event brought together authorities and important sector representatives. A traditional Chinese dinner and cultural presentations were offered.
October 2019 – Participation in the Federasul Congress – Gramado / RS
Event organized between October 24th and 26th, by Federasul. We participated for years as supporters of the event and, in 2019, we gave a lecture promoting Hong Kong to important sector leaders in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.