La Cita de las Americas 2018

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Where the Latin American Travel Community Meets Face-to-Face

La Cita is a boutique gathering of travel professionals built on the power of relationships.
Here at La Cita, Latin America's key travel decision makers gather for pre-matched appointments, seminars, and social functions designed to help encourage networking and new industry partnerships. Come experience the La Cita difference.
At La Cita, business is personal.

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How it works

  • Registration opens in early November.
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  • Registration requests are approved or rejected within a week.
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This Year's Agenda Includes...

All Official functions will take place at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm Registration and Supplier Office Set Up. Location: Grand Ballroom
  • 4:15pm - 5:15pm State of the LATAM and Caribbean Market Report (By the National Travel and Tourism Office and friends).  Location: Ocean Ballroom
  • 5:20pm - 6:15pm Opening News Conference. Location: Ocean Ballroom
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm 2018 Opening Reception. Hosted by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Location: Oceanview Terrace

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

  • 9:35am- 9:55am Buyers Schedule New Appointments while Suppliers are in Offices. Location: Grand Ballroom
  • 10:00am- 10:35am For Buyers - Suppliers Hand Schedule Appointments while Buyers are seated by country so suppliers can easily find them to arrange additional appointments.  Location: Caribbean Ballroom
  • 10:40am - 12:35pm Appointments Session One. Location: Grand Ballroom
  • 1:00pm- 2:15pm Official Opening Luncheon. Location: Ocean Ballroom
  • 2:30pm - 6:05pm Appointment Session Two. Location: Grand Ballroom
  • 6:45pm- 8:30pm B Ocean Resort’s Mixer & Exclusive Mermaid Show. Location: Point Ballroom at B Ocean (right next to the Marriott!)

Thursday, September 6, 2018

  • 8:00am - 9:00am The Air Carrier Partnership & its Role in Destination Development. Location: Ocean Ballroom
  • 9:15am - 1:30pm Appointment Session 3. Location: Grand Ballroom


Special Pre / Post Rates at Fort Lauderdale Marriottt Harbor Beach: Take advantage of low rates being provided for La Cita delegates. Your discounted rate is good for 3 days prior and 3 days after the event. Suppliers/Market Resources, details on your La Cita homepage. Buyers, contact