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The 2010 Edition of MeetDifferent in Cancun


 As a result of a joined effort between the Cancun  CVB and the Mexico Tourism Board, the city of Cancun has been chosen between 12  other destinations to host Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) 2010 edition of MeetDifferent, a premier industry event formerly known as MPI PEC.  MPI’s board of directors made the decision, arguing that Cancun offers all the conveniences of a meetings destination.

This will be the first time the event takes place outside the United States and Canada and will be attended by 2000 guests including 900 meeting planers. In this special ocassion, MPI brings to Cancun its diverse network of planners and suppliers to share innovative ideas and expertise to make effective connections with the industry community. An event of this importance enables Cancun to showcase its superb infrastructure, resources and business potential in the meetings and conventions industry.

This is another  historic achievement recently obtained by Cancun,  a destination that day after day becomes more competitive in the meetings  industry. Earlier this year, Cancun hosted the initial phase of the CASE certification provided by PCMA experts to Cancun sales executives, being the first time that this famed certification takes place outside the United States. Also in April, Cancun hosted the 7th Annual Mexico Showcase and Travel Expo and the PCMA Education Foundation Partnership Summit  in May.  It is worth mentioning that the Cancun Center was named The Best Convention Center in Mexico and Central America  by the World Travel Awards. These are some of the reasons why Cancun is the perfect Group Travel Destination.

Independence Day in Cancun


On the night of September 15, Mexico’s Independence celebrations begin with El Grito, meaning «the shout», referring to the call for independence by the country’s liberator, Padre Miguel Hidalgo. Downtown Cancun, the hotel zones and the nearby Isla Mujeres come alive with a celebration of all things Mexican.
There are food stalls, crafts stalls and musicians performing in restaurants and hotels all over the city. Revellers knock back plenty of tequila in true unwaning Mexican fashion and dance the night away in the many discos.

On the Isla de Mujeres there is an outdoor music and dance evening when all the locals come out in their finery to dance to cumbia, a catchy type of music that is highly popular all over Mexico, Central America and South America.

Event details can change.
Please check with the organisers that the event is happening before making travel arrangements.

II International Tourism Law Conference in October


The «II International Tourism Law Conference» will take place at Cancun, Mexico, next October, from 30 to 31.

This event is organized by the IIJ-UNAM – the Institute of Legal Researches of the National Authonomous University of Mexico, the University of Quintana Roo and the University of the Caribbean, being sponsored by IFTTA – the International Forum of Travel and Tourism Advocates and IBCDTur – the Brazil Institute of Tourism Sciences and Law. The Organization is Coordinated by Enrique Mota Flores.

With this event, the First IFTTA North-American Conference of Tourism and Travel Law will take place with the presence of 3 Members of the Board of IFTTA: Phil Cameron and Laurence Gore, from the United States, and Manuel David Masseno, from Portugal. The Program includes papers to be presented by other IFTTA Members as Rui Badaró, from Brazil, and Enrique Mota Flores, from Mexico.

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