Cartagena Boat Show
The third edition of Cartagena International Boat Show, took place in the Convention Center Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala last March 21st to the 23rd. The B2C event gathered more than 95 exhibitors from national and international marine companies. It represented an increase of 2% more compared with 2014. Total of visitors 4285 visitors, 20% more than last year. Cartagena Boat Show generated sales of more than $ 1.6 billion (Colombian pesos) and business expectation of 60 million dollars.
The Boat show counted with a diving area having Bonaire and the PADI association participating for the first time. Six Colombian companies representing international dive equipment were also present as expositors. During the three days of the show, the Bonaire booth was visited by leisure travelers and divers looking for more Bonaire information and packages from our hotels. It was a special occasion for Bonaire to meet with the key people of the dive industry in Colombia. A B2C show promising in 2016 edition to count officially with a diving area that for sure will attract the diving industry in Colombia. The Bonaire delegation at Cartagena Boat Show was represented by Divi Flamingo Bonaire, Insel Air and TCB Latin America based in Colombia. TCB would like to thank our colleagues for its continue promotional efforts carried out in the market place.