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OLACT´s new office

Since November 2012 OLACT moved its headquarters to the south of Mexico City. The new address of OLACT is Altavista 78, Col. San Ángel, Del. Álvaro Obregón. CP. 01000. México DF. MEXICO.

Universidad de Guanajuato is the new member of OLACT

The Univeristy of Guanajuato joined OLACT this month. Their expertise in tourism and the contribution of their tourism intelligence center will definitively be an asset. Welcome! www.ugto.mx

FIDEGOC and OLACT will contribute to the creation of tourism observatories in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, OCTOBER 15 2012 – The International Foundation for Development of Reliable Governments (FIDEGOC) obtained support from the Sector Fund SECTUR-CONACYT for research, development and technological innovation in Tourism concerning the creation of a Methodology to implement Tourism Observatories in Mexican destinations. This is the first action resulting from the Organization for Latin American and Caribbean Tourism (OLACT) - FIDEGOC agreement signed in 2011 that allows both organizations put their international experience and knowledge to the service of the tourism sector of that country in order to create a comprehensive local tourism observatory program.

The Federal Tourism Ministry´s sector fund for research, development and technological innovation in Tourism along with the National Council for Science and Technology SECTUR - CONACYT, share the goal of improving and promoting the research in the academic sector, and applied knowledge to tourism as a means to generate strategic information to improve competitiveness in the tourism sector in Mexico.

Reponsable and OLACT signed a MoU

On Monday Mai 28 @OLACT and @RSponsable signed an agreement to promote social responsibility in the #tourism in Latin-America and the Caribbean. http://www.responsable.net/

TCI Research is a new partner of OLACT

OLACT and TCI signed an agreement to promote tourism satisfaction within the Latin American and Caribbean region. TCI is a research center awarded by UNWTO for its TRAVELSAT system. www.tci-research.com

FAST and OLACT signed an agreement of cooperation

OLACT and Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade signed an agreement of understanding, both organizations will work to improve, organize and promote the access to financing for sustainable tourism projects in the Latin-American and Caribbean region.www.fastinternational.org

VolunTourism and OLACT sign an agreement

OLACT and VolunTourism signed an agreement of understanding, both organizations will work to improve, organize and promote Voluntourism in the Latin-American and Caribbean region. www.voluntourism.org

Costalegre, Mexico, the new member of OLACT

The beautiful coastal region of Costalegre in the Mexican Pacific, through its Promotional entity is the most recent member of OLACT. This environmentally friendly area  is willing to develop innovative projects along with OLACT to attract quality tourism. Welcome! http://www.costalegre.com/

The Mexican state of Colima joined OLACT!

The Ministry of Tourism of the State of Colima, Mexico joined OLACT. Destinations like Manzanillo, the City of Colima or Comala, will soon benefit from OLACT´s programs. ¡Welcome! www.visitacolima.com.mx