IVI DMC2 is opening operations in Colombia
Cancun, Q. Roo, Mexico, March 1, 2014 - IVI DMC2 has added the world's 17 mega diverse country of Colombia to its repertoire of destinations. As of March 1, 2014, President, Jose Manuel Garcia and Ms. Carolina Calderon from Colombia, partnered up to open IVI DMC2 Colombia with offices in Bogota as a startup. With this strategy we continue guaranteeing consistency in service by combining IVI expertise in Meetings and Incentives along with local know-how. Thus we are fully equipped to thoroughly satisfy our client's needs for their programs, from basic to specialized services.
Colombia has the third largest economy in South America. Its achievements in recent years in security, economic and social development, foreign investment, foreign trade and the emerging tourism industry supported by the government and private investors have captured the attention of Meeting Planners all over the world.
According to the latest rankings released by the (International Congress and Convention Association)- (ICCA) for the "Country and City with the most events", Bogotá now ranks first in Colombia with the highest number of events held. In Latin America, it has improved its position from 9 to 6, and it now ranks in the top 50 cities in the world (No. 42), up 32 places in world rankings in just one year.
Colombia offers a variety of destinations that encompass theAmazon rainforest, tropical grassland and both Caribbean and Pacific coastlines. Add glaciers, beaches, plains, mountains, jungles and deserts to your program to provide a truly unique group experience.
Prestigious hotel chains including Sheraton, Accor, Marriott, Hilton, GHL, Star Hotels, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Royal, and Summit offer an outstanding infrastructure for meetings, congresses and conventions. Direct flights are available from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, France, Spain and Germany among others. Some airlines operating are Air Canada, American, Avianca, Continental, Delta, LAN, Spirit, Copa, TACA, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Air France, Lufthansa, Iberia and Satena.
IVI DMC2 specializes in providing full planning and logistics services for meetings and incentives. Founded in 1986 and with headquarters in Cancun, Mexico, IVI is present in 8 countries covering over 40 destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our capabilities include designing and providing program logistics: registration services, professional staffing, housing assistance, hospitality desk services, photography, gift items, special events, décor, lighting, sound, entertainment, recreational sports, team-building activities, pre/post event tours, dinner programs, site inspections, transfers, VIP arrangements, and much more. Our ability to produce results is documented by more than 4,101 testimonials. IVI's good name is backed by ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification, $2 Million US Liability Insurance, Safety & Security Department, Friends of the Maya Foundation (volunteer community service), cost-value, and effectiveness.
Alicia Astudillo, DMCP
VP of Marketing, IVI DMC2
Phone: 52 998 287 1700