The first Convention & Visitors Bureau was created in Detroit - United States in 1896. The emergence of the world‘s first convention was motivated by an article by journalist Milton Carmichael in the journal The Detroit Journal, February 6, 1896, which questioned the passivity of local entrepreneurs to the benefits of visitors coming to town.
Room Tax is a contribution collected from hotels associated with the Convention Bureau
in Salvador – Bahia, for the purpose of ensuring comfort, tranquility, special prices, better
tourism attractions, as well as for producing maps, guides, magazines, websites and other
useful materials, specially selected for the town's visitors. With this tax, the tourism in the
region gets stronger and benefits you. The value of the Room Tax is symbolic. Contribute you