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Colombia

Colombia is a land of extraordinary contrasts. Thanks to its vast culture, geography and history, tourism in Colombia offers unique and authentic travel destinations filled with magical and unforgettable experiences. Colombia is now regarded as one of the emerging countries with the best outlook in the world thanks to the size of its economy, growing industries and strategic location. Three reasons to host your event in Colombia:
• Privileged location with excellent connectivity
• Excellent customer service
• Non-traditional venues

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Schalma Diazgranados Abadia

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Location

Hemisphere: Northern
Continent: South & Central America/Caribbean
Country: Colombia
City: NA

Components

International Airports: 10
Currency: COP
Number of Hotels: 427
Number of Convention Centres: 20

Country Overview

Colombia is a land of extraordinary contrasts. Thanks to its vast culture, geography and history, tourism in Colombia offers unique and authentic travel destinations filled with magical and unforgettable experiences. Colombia is now regarded as one of the emerging countries with the best outlook in the world thanks to the size of its economy, growing industries and strategic location. Three reasons to host your event in Colombia: • Privileged location with excellent connectivity • Excellent customer service • Non-traditional venues

CVB Overview

PROCOLOMBIA is the entity that promotes international tourism, foreign investment, country branding and non-traditional exports in Colombia. Through its national and international network of offices, it offers support and consultancy to clients seeking to generate business opportunities.

Knowledge Hub Overview

Colombia has a large number of high profile venues and convention centres. It also offers non-traditional venues and cultural sites that will take your breath away. This is a country that is characterised by the professionalism and tireless efforts of its people.

Significant Convention Centres

•Jumbo Centre (Barranquilla)–2,000 pax •Corferias (Bogotá)–3,200 pax •CENFER (Bucaramanga)–3,500 pax •Cartagena de Indias Convention Centre–2,000 pax •Fundadores Convention Centre (Manizales)–2,000 pax •Plaza Mayor Convention Centre and Exhibition Palace (Medellín)–3,000 pax •Irotama Convention Centre (Santa Marta)–600 pax •Valle del Pacifico Events Centre–6,100 pax •Expofuturo (Pereira)–3,500 pax •Puerta de Oro (Barranquilla)–16,000 pax •Agora (Bogotá)–4,000 pax •Las Americas Convention Center (Cartagena)–3,500 pax •Centro de eventos (Cali))–5,940 pax

Access

Due to its geographical location, Colombia enjoys different types of climates in different regions and cities throughout the country. Its biodiversity provides unique landscapes for an unforgettable event. Located in the heart of Latin America, Colombia offers convenient and worldwide connectivity, with more than 1,000 direct international flight frequencies per week. And it is connected to more than 26 countries with direct international flights.

Accommodation

Colombia has a comprehensive hotel infrastructure with more than 400 properties (325 hotels to international standards). The country provides a wide array of options, including major hotel chains such as Sofitel, Four Seasons, W hotels, Accor, NH, GHL, Grand Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott and Sheraton.

Pre-Post Convention Tours

Colombia offers tours with unique experiences such as coffee tasting, cultural activities, extreme sports and much more.

DMC's/PCO's

PROCOLOMBIA works with some of the leading DMCs operating in Colombia. Please contact us for advice and personal contacts.

Knowledge Hubs

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