Global travel sales, marketing & outsourcing


Mauricio Materon

Mauricio Materon

  • Worked in the travel industry since 1982
  • Two years as Manager Colombia for Discover the World Marketing before becoming the Country Director in 1989
  • Sales Representative, Ozark Airlines
  • Sales Representative Andina Tour Ltda.

Contact details


Discover the World
Av kra 9 no 115-06 oficina 804
Edificio Tierra firme










City: Bogota
Postal code:
Country: Colombia
Telephone: +57.1.620.3515
Fax: +57.1.612.1430

Description of Market

Travel Industry Facts & Figures

-         739 IATA travel agencies

-         560 non-IATA travel agencies

-         720 home-based travel agents

-         Major corporate travel agencies: Aviatur.S.A;BCD Travel;Carson Wagonlit;Aeromedellin;Viajes Veracruz

-         Major leisure travel agencies and tour operators: Travel Depot;Cielos Abiertos;All Reps;Alvaro Velez;Los Nomadas.

-         Consolidators: Viajes Galeon; Octupus travel;BCD travel.

-         GDS Usage: Sabre 35% and Amadeus 65%. Internet Usage

-         What percent of citizens use the Internet ( 3%)

-         What percent of citizens research and book their travel on the Internet: 1%

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