Cancun, the premier destination for meetings and conventions in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean

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Along the shores of the glistening Caribbean Sea and witting a short distance flight from most major US Cities, a paradise awaits your next meeting. Cancun, the splendor of untouched nature.  The storied history and enduring culture of Mayan civilization, were you will find first class hotels and meeting venues, world class hospitality, to some of the finest golf courses, shopping, restaurants, archeological sites and great water activities in the world: making Cancun the premier meeting destination in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. Cancun is much more than just beautiful beaches and truly offers an exciting option for meetings and conventions.

Getting There

The new Cancun International Airport is the number one airport in international arrivals in Mexico, offering the travelers a number of flight options.  All the major airlines fly directly from their hubs to Cancun with more than one frequency a day.

The Cancun International Airport also offer great shopping and expedite immigration and customs process and it is locate 30 minutes away from the Hotel Zone and Convention Center.

Infrastructure

Cancun offers over 34,000 hotel rooms ranging from small deluxe charming boutique style hotel to major convention hotels representing most of American, Mexican and European Brands.   More than 20 hotels offer meeting space and an experienced vendors and service providers that will ensure your event success.

Meeting Space

Cancun offers over 1 million sq ft of meeting space in more than 20 hotels and the Convention Center. The Cancun Center and Exhibition, can hold up to 8,000 people  in 36 break out rooms and with in 75,000 sq ft, as well as 77,900 sq ft of exhibition space, divided in two levels.  It is also located in the heart of the hotel zone with more than 3,500 hotel room with in walking distance.

There are also individual hotels that offer their own meeting facilities, such as the Moon Palace that offers 92,000sq ft of meeting facility and over 2,000 hotel rooms that can accommodate up to 3,600 people in an all inclusive plan making it a destination witting itself.

Cancunmesse, the  new  exhibition center  offers a state of the art space to organize your trade shows, conventions, corporate and cultural events; with 233,481 sq. ft. of indoor exhibition space plus 107,640 sq.ft. of outdoor space in its first phase.

In Cancun we understand that infrastructure is not just about Convention Centers and hotels we know that service is a big part and that is why we do not want just want to meet your needs, we fully expect to exceed them.

Services

The Cancun Convention & Visitor Bureau is your partner in the destination; they offer their services to help you with Promotional Materials, Press Conferences, RFP’s, Site Inspections and Fam Trips.

You will also find a wide range of companies that offers their services in the out most professional way such as DMC companies, Simultaneous Translation, Decoration, Audiovisual, Transportation and Custom Brokers.

All tough importing promotional material to Mexico is simple, it is important for you to contact a custom broker for they are aware of the local laws and importing procedures.

Added Value

As an added value, Cancun offers the exemption on Value Added Tax (V.A.T: 11%) on congresses, conventions, fairs and expos held by foreign companies in Mexico. The exemption covers lodging,  transfers between hotel, meeting places and  airport,  related  event services,  A&B served by the hotels  as part of the event, and all related services contracted up to 2 nights before and 2 nights after the  event. It is important to notice that this V.A.T of 10% will not be reimbursed it will just not be charge. Even though Spanish is the official language in Mexico your attendees will feel right at home with the language because in Cancun all of tourism service providers speak English. Another advantage is that with the dollar peso ratio the ROI in quality service vs. price is excellent.

Recreation & Activities

One of the key elements for a successful congress or convention, are the activities and experiences that you can offer to your attendees or participants. Cancun has a great diversity of activities such as, Spas; every hotel has their own signature spa offering a full spectrum of the latest treatments and technologies. Golf: 12 golf courses which include designers such as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Robert Trent Jones Jr., Robert von Hagge,  Isao Aoki and P.B. Dye. Shopping; with more than 5 world class shopping malls with 1,000 shops that offer world known boutiques, fine jewelry and haute couture to the quaint local marketplaces. Water Activities. Parasailing sailing, windsurfing, jungle tours, deep-sea fishing , snorkeling and diving, among others. Archeology.  Cancun is surrounded by several archeological sites  such as Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itzà   which was just recently named one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Ecotourism and Adventure.  One of the most important tours that Cancun offers to the group segment is eco tourism and adventure.  All the ecological parks offer different team building activities that will help the networking of your convention, congress or incentive.

Visit www.cancun.travel for more information.

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