13 January, 2017 1:00 am
Recinto Ferial de Madrid (Ifema)
The Fair Institution of Madrid (IFEMA) opens course with its most emblematic call, FITUR, International Tourism Fair, whose 37th edition will be held from 18th to 22th January with excellent participation figures. Almost 10% more exhibition area, 62,494 square meters, and a growth in direct exhibitors of 6%, with a total of 755, which will house the offer of 9,672 companies, form a professional platform of business that sees reinforced its offer International in 9% in terms of booth ownership.
FITUR figures consolidate it as the benchmark event for business tourism in Madrid, as it represents induced revenues that could exceed 240 million euros
The relevance of the celebration of FITUR 2017 is underlined by its choice by the World Tourism Organization as the venue for the inauguration of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, declared by the United Nations Organization, strengthening its position among the most relevant events in the international ranking, and in particular, for the Ibero-American market.
Sustainable Tourism for Development will be the leitmotif of this edition, where we can appreciate the efforts to develop a new model of tourism sustainability in its main economic, socio-cultural and environmental