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The Los Cabos VIP Summit 2019 is an annual event that takes place in Los Cabos every year. This year it is taking place from 11th to the 13th of November 2019.
This event is very important because it brings together more than 300 of the tourism industry’s top professionals from around the world including travel partners, tour operators, hoteliers and special guest speakers. Tourism professionals will be attending from Mexico, The United States, Canada, as well as all the way from Australia, Brazil, Korea, Europe, Russia and South America.
During this Los Cabos VIP Summit, upcoming projects will be revealed, the latest developments will be showcased and travel trends will be discussed. Annually at this event negotiations and strategic alliances are made which result in valuable partnerships. Los Cabos is a world-class destination which welcomed 3 million visitors in 2017. Tourism is growing rapidly and the number of hotels in the area is on the rise.
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is the newest addition to the TAFER Hotels & Resorts family and we have been given the immense honor of hosting the welcome dinner on November 11th for this important tourism event. The date of the dinner coincides with our official grand opening.
Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is a 315 room resort featuring luxury suites, gourmet fine dining options, an idyllic luxury spa as well as 8 outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, tennis court, a beachside seafood ‘Raw Bar’, a kids entertainment zone, plus so much more!
VIP Summit Special Guest Speakers
- Nancy Trejos – Experienced freelance reporter – Travel Writer
Nancy has been a professional journalist for more than two decades. She is the Hospitality Editor at Skift. Previously, she was a travel writer for USA TODAY for seven years, writing about destinations, hotels, airlines, cruises, and all things travel-related.
- Felicia Feaster – Travel Channel and HGTV – Digital Managing Editor
Felicia joined Discovery Inc. in 2012 as editor in chief at HGTVGardens. She is currently managing editor at HGTV.com and Travel Channel.com. In addition to supervising all travel content for TravelChannel.com and home and garden tours for HGTV.com, Felicia is active on Atlanta’s art scene.
- Eric Moya – Travel Weekly – Destinations Editor
Eric is Travel Weekly’s destinations editor; he joined the publication as copy editor in 2008. From 1998 to 2003, he was a copy editor at the Baltimore Sun, during which time he worked on the newspaper’s metro, national and business copy desks and copy edited “Justice Undone,” a 2002 Pulitzer-nominated investigative series.
- Mindy Poder – TravelAge West – Executive Editor
Mindy is the Executive Editor of TravelAge West magazine, and oversees content for TravelAgeWest.com, Explorer magazine and the Future Leaders in Travel Retreat. Her work has earned her 30 awards from Society of American Travel Writers and North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA), including NATJA’s grand honor of Travel Journalist of the Year.
Program of Events
Monday, November 11th
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Welcome Dinner & Official Grand Opening at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos
Tuesday, November 11th
8:30 am – 8:45 pm Registration
8:50 am – 9:45 am Travel Trends Shaping the Tourism Industry Panel
9:45 am – 10:10 am Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Business Meetings 1.1
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Business Meetings 1.2
7:30 pm – 10 :30 pm Culinary Night “Art & Flavor of Cabo”
Wednesday, November 12th
8:50 am – 9:45 am – Sustainable tourism: A review of the essentials
10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Business Meetings 2.1
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch Break
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Business Meetings 2.2
6:30 pm- 9:00 pm – Farewell Dinner
8:00 pm – 11:55 pm – Closing Party