Happy Days Congress

Travel Companies in the Dominican Republic: The Happy Days Congress

Happy Days Congress

May 12, 2022
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Bavaro Beach, EDV, Jean-Pierre Mas, Mercedes Castillo, Dominican Republic

It’s a successful congress that has just ended in the wonderful Dominican Republic, the Caribbean’s tourist jewel. A congress of travel companies set on the sign of renewal and rebirth, after the two terrible years that the whole sector has just suffered, but nonetheless an offer of hope, it is confirmed, a tenfold wish for the general public to return for to see abroad, discover distant lands, cultures and landscapes outside France.

Jean Pierre Mas holds the helm and sets the goals

The chairman of EDV wants to strengthen the attractiveness of the tourism industries by highlighting the expertise of travel agencies, ” these distributors crucial to the economy“.

In front of about 400 delegates present, he insists that we must now speed up the digitalisation of the subject, ” the health crisis that prevents physical contact has the consequence of developing the uses of dematerialization” , it is necessary ” be open to change and adaptability and have a strategic vision of digital in its sector and be able to educate and train its employees“.

Finally, we need to leave a lot of room for ecology, a source of quality and expertise, ” traveling consumershe explains, Now, in search of meaning and transparency, you are questioning the role and responsibilities of travel companies in their diversity in societal issues, especially those related to environmental protection. “

In addition to the diversification of the product range, this new agreement also calls into question the development of new forms of trade and also the issues related to mobility, transport and logistics.“. An observation shared by many professionals.

Punta Cana, the ideal setting for reunions

That ” best kept secret in the caribbean confirmed all his promises. In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, this is where you should be. During the congress, from 4 to 9 May 2022, some discovered the beauty of its beaches, the most beautiful of which is undoubtedly the Bavaro beach, where the sand is immaculately white, the water of an emerald sea. And they all promised to come back and send their customers there.

A congress during a rainstorm of stars

In the opinion of the participants, this Dominican Congress was an excellent opportunity to combine work and togetherness with especially fascinating workshops, lecturers at good levels and a successful workshop both in terms of attendance and fruitful professional exchanges.

The partner providers present appreciated the members’ general state of mind and the opportunity to meet during the organized excursions on the wonders around in an informal setting.

A real success therefore, and sincere thanks, then, for the overall organization of the congress, for the Air France and Air Caraïbes companies that are impeccable in their service, as well as the powerful hotel group Melia (Hotel Melia Punta Cana Beach 5 *), congratulations to the host FX Izenic and special mention to the dynamic, friendly and always very professional Mercedes Castillo, the director of the Dominican Republic’s Tourist Office in France, great connoisseur of the French market and friend of many professionals present on site.


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