Cancun, Mexico –May 22nd, 2015
NexusTours brought together the leading touristic service providers on its first ever Suppliers Awards event. The ceremony was held in the city of Cancun on the premises of NexusCenter, where awards were handed to the most outstanding suppliers at the regional level.
Humberto Garcia, Country Director Mexico for NexusTours, served as host and began by thanking the more than 120 guests for their support and pointed out the importance of collaboration and joint work between Nexus and its suppliers. Mr. Garcia said the company’s achievements within the last year would have been impossible without the professionalism and dedication each supplier demonstrated.
Ruben Gutierrez, NexusTours Managing Director, emphasized their strong strategic model and value for successfully positioning the company in 13 countries and 34 destinations with more than two million passengers carried over the past year. He encouraged the suppliers to continue working with NexusTours, which experienced a 135% increase in passengers from 2014, expanded its portfolio to more than two thousand products and has more than 400 suppliers in the main tourist destinations in the Caribbean.
Pablo Gutierrez, Product and New Distribution Channels Corporate Director, highlighted the importance of innovating and penetrating the most important market segments for the benefit of travelers. The company’s newest products mentioned included Nexus Collection, Groups and MICE segment, Romance Destinations and the brandnew Watersports Center operating in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
He also presented the company’s strategies and objectives for the upcoming year. A main goal is achieving 25% of sales in origin. NexusTours has opted for a strong marketing campaign with an investment of $1.5 million, the development of new technologies such as mobile applications, Web 3.0 and content management and distribution platforms. Likewise, he encouraged suppliers to submit the highest quality, innovation and differentiation in their products as added value for customers.
Finally and as the main objective of the evening, four different award were given to the CEOs of outstanding suppliers of NexusTours. The big winners included:
- The Most Innovative Award – Alltournative, received by Mr. Carlos Marín
- The Best in Quality Award – Blue Caribe, received by Mr. Luca Maghelli
- The Supplier of the Year – Tesoros Mayas, received by Mr. Jose Roberto Puc