Listen to AVIAREPS third panel discussion with an elite group of four different Tour Operators from Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia providing insight in the current tourism situation given the pandemic, including: consumer trends, booking and travel behavior.
The discussion shows that the pandemic has severely impacted the tourism industry in Latin America with many Tour Operators and OTAs affected by travel restrictions and a slow-down of consumer travel demand.
Most consumers in Latin America are still insecure about traveling. If they decide to travel, they research online but book with travel agents who facilitate rebooking their trip. Most trips are outdoor and nature related, and either booked last minute, for the end of or the beginning of .
To ensure people feel informed enough and destinations are “visible” and traveling stays attractive, tour operators and travel agencies are taking part in many online trainings, webinars and virtual fairs organized by agencies like AVIAREPS.