U.S. Embassy’s Commercial Section was invited by the
Tourism Directorate of the Municipality of Maldonado to
give a presentation on the 2005
National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel
Show to a group of hotel and restaurant representatives
from Punta del Este, a tourist resort located in Maldonado,
approximately 90 miles east of Montevideo.
Some of the guests attending the presentation
The presentation was held at the Punta
del Este Tourism Promotion Office, where several representatives
from hotels, restaurants and pubs from Punta del Este gathered.
The Tourism Directorate of Maldonado declared the NRA tradeshow
an event of interest for the tourism sector in Maldonado.
The 2005 NRA Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show will
be held in Chicago on May 21-24. The show is expected to
attract 73,000 attendees and 2,000+ exhibiting companies
from more than 100 countries. The U.S. Embassy’s Commercial
Section is recruiting a delegation from Uruguay, as it successfully
did in 2004.