Wednesday, August 3, 2011
According to Novedades- PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Q. Roo .- Mayakoba Grand Velas may win the seat of the World Economic Forum to be held next year in Quintana Roo. The organizers of these hotels met last week to generate confidence to apply for the implementation of the Mayan Riviera as the destination for the 2012 World Economic Forum, said Ana Mari Irabien, director of Public Relations Tourism Promotion Trust in the Riviera Maya.
In an interview, Grand Velas reported that the inspection was made on Tuesday August 26. "The comments were very good, although we have no confirmation. At least now have a second choice. It will be with the state government with whom they see confirmation of what the venue, "he said. In the quest to host the World Economic Forum to be held tentatively in April 2012, is also the hotel Moon Palace, which held the COP 16, it was the first alternative that was presented to the organizers of the Forum. Ana Mari Irabien, said one of the features that organizers reviewed is the high complexity of security and logistics that can be implemented in the Riviera Maya, which was also disqualified the Aventura Spa Palace, another of the proposals.
For the event will occupy three Mayakoba hotels: Fairmont, Rosewood and Banyan Tree, in addition to own Grand Velas, where the meetings take place. Still considering the possibility that, if the Riviera Maya be selected, the organization of the Forum may join the Grand Princess Hotel or AM resorts. In the inspection attended by the state government: Ruben Olmos, who is the advisor for international affairs, accompanied the delegation of the World Economic Forum. On behalf of the Trust were: Carlos Mora, manager of Groups and Conventions.
2012 would be the third time that the World Economic Forum takes place in Quintana Roo, and being elected Grand Velas hotels Mayakoba and as spaces for this would be the first time the event moves to the Riviera Maya. "This would give us a projection by the type of project that it is because they are big business, and it is important to have alternatives, because it propels us on an international level, especially for the security that represents the Riviera Maya," said Irabia.
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