ABAV is the major Brazilian travel and tourism event, attracting some 41,095 industry professionals in 2014. Currently in its 43rd edition and sponsored by ABAV – The Brazilian Travel Agencies Association, The ABAV International Tourism Fair is the largest tourism trade show in the Americas. It offers you the best travel agencies and tour operators, exhibitors from over 60 countries and hosted decision-making buyers. ABAV 2015 will take place at Anhembi – São Paulo on September 24 – 26, 2015.
ABAV 2015 is included in the 2015-2016 Brand USA Pavilion program, providing U.S. DMOs suppliers with cost-effective opportunities for developing the extraordinary Brazilian market.
Brazilian U.S. Travel Continues to Set Records: The number of visitors from Brazil reached a record 2.06 million in 2013, up 15% from 2012, continuing a ten year trend of growth in which 9 out of 10 years saw a double-digit growth. Inbound tourism from Brazil is expected to rise another 43% by 2019, making it one of the fastest growing markets.