“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
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Fitur closes with record figures: 245 thousand participants, 9,700 companies and 6,800 pre-established bilateral meetings
The trade fair consolidates its position as the first major forum in the business agenda of the worldwide tourism industry, with 6% growth in participants and 9% in both trade attendance and in international participation
FITUR hosts the third staging of this project, which last year attracted more than 9,605 companies
In the most social of FITUR’s stagings, the trade show sought to go further and conducted an in-depth data analysis through the digital strategy developed in its 36th edition, which closed on 24 January
FITUR reaches a record high with 232,000 visitors and revitalises the sector by multiplying contacts and business
The Trade Show also registers a record in business participation, with 9,605 businesses, 3.4% more; and raises the economic impact on Madrid to 210 million euros Destinations from all over the world, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels, transport companies, service and technology businesses generated intense trading activity at the Show
Slated to Open in 2018, Landmark W Hotel will Bring Visionary Design, Playful Luxury and Whatever/Whenever® Service to the Spanish Capital
Leadership, Change and Implementation: World ATM Congress Announces Conference Programme and Speakers
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — World ATM Congress returns to Madrid on 8-10 March 2016with an impressive Conference programme featuring 20 speakers who are the top experts and thought leaders in the air traffic management (ATM) industry.
The Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa has consolidated its role as a bridge between Africa and the rest of the world by showcasing the opportunities for tourism cooperation and investment on the continent
DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers alike. The addition of Dusseldorf […]
In recognition of tourism’s ability to create jobs and socio-economic growth, the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, has accepted the UNWTO/World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Open Letter on Travel and Tourism (Madrid, Spain, 27 January 2015).
Models of sustainable tourism production and consumption, the role of technology in accessible tourism for all, the future of tourism in the Middle East and North Africa, tourism investment in Africa and shopping tourism are among the many topics to be addressed at UNWTO activities during the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR. Furthermore, FITUR will […]
Facebook, Google, Skyscanner, Cisco, Samsung, Telefónica I+D, TUI Travel, Expedia, HotelsCombined, Vodafone, among others, as well as the biohacker Tim Cannon, will present the technologies that are changing and will change tourism, thanks to the Internet for Everything (IoE) and Big Data, and its impact on the traveler Madrid, January 14th, 2015.- Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero, […]
FITUR KNOW-HOW & EXPORT 2015 will organise an advisory service area to drive forward internationalisation projects
The section will host the 2nd edition of The AppTourism Awards after the great success registered at the last staging
FITURTECH 2015 to promote implementation of the latest technological advances to enhance tourist experiences
The forthcoming staging of the Innovation and Tourism Technology Forum will have its own showroom dedicated to the tourism of the future
Within this section, important industry businesses and bodies will showcase their development strategies from 28 January to 1 February 2015 at IFEMA
Aviation Week MRO Europe will bring together 280 companies and over 6,000 professionals from 7 to 9 October
The Tourism Innovation and Technology Forum will feature a special showroom devoted to the tourism of the future
In September and October FERIA DE MADRID will play host to five major international congresses attended by some 50,000 visitors
IFEMA will start the final quarter of the year by hosting five major international congresses in September and October, bringing together some 50,000 participants from around the globe;
Organised in Collaboration with AECIT
FITUR incorporates FITUR SALUD (“Fitur Health”) in response to a type of tourism that has huge growth potential
In collaboration with Spaincares, the new section at the trade fair will include an exhibition area, a conference programme and a series of personalised appointments with trade buyers
The 82nd Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society Brought Together Some 2,000 Experts From Around the Globe
The world’s leading atherosclerosis specialists gathered in Madrid from 31 May to 3 June for the 82nd Congress of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS), where they discussed the latest treatments for and research on the prevention and treatment of this disease. It is the first time that this event has been staged in the Spanish […]
FITUR 2015 will host the staging of RETHINK HOTEL, the first Competition aimed at recognising the best sustainable refurbishment projects in the hotel sector
Organised by HABITAT FUTURA, this initiative forms part of FITUR’s commitment to promoting tourism sustainability and efficiency, an aspect that will also feature prominently in the monographic sections of the trade fair known as FITURGREEN, FITURTECH and FITUR KNOW HOW & EXPORT
The Spanish capital is ahead of Vienna, Barcelona, Singapore and London Madrid – The volume of congress and convention activity undertaken by IFEMA in 2013 was a major contributing factor to the improvement of Madrid’s position on the global ranking of international conference destinations.
IFEMA’s burgeoning popularity as a venue for international conventions and congresses is a key factor behind Madrid’s rise to second place in the ICCA’s global city ranking, with an ever increasing number of major international events choosing to take advantage of IFEMA’s facilities and infrastructure. More specifically, IFEMA will host nine major global and European […]
The World ATM Congress 2014, organized only for the second time, has proven its importance to the Air Traffic Management (ATM) industries.
Until 6th March, the international aeronautical community debates in Madrid the future of air traffic management, with participation from the main leaders of the industry worldwide
FITUR 2014 achieves some favourable results, growing by 3.5% in terms of trade attendance and by more than 5% in terms of participation
The trade fair brought together some 9,083 companies from 165 countries and a total of 217,780 visitors, of whom 120,231 were members of the industry, presenting favourable rates of growth regarding all of its different parameters
Feria de Madrid will be the venue for the air traffic control conference, which takes place on 4, 5 and 6 March
The fifth edition of FITURGREEN 2014, organized by the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and FITUR in collaboration with Grupo Habitat Futura, will highlight projects, tools and technologies that enable sustainable management throughout the tourism value chain.
‘Eucharistía’ will be the star attraction presented at FITUR by CASTILE-LEON, a Region that attracts 0.43 foreign tourists per inhabitant
Castile-Leon welcomes some 0.43 foreign tourists per head each year, according to a study carried out by the Regional Government, with Burgos, Salamanca and Segovia achieving rates above this average figure.
Culture and cuisine: an increasingly popular combination that attracts millions of tourists each year
Culture and cuisine are becoming increasingly popular attractions for tourists. A large number of the six million tourists who come to Spain each year attracted by the typical dishes of the country’s different regions,
#FITUR2014 will host the Centenary Celebrations for the famous CANAL IN PANAMA, a country that welcomed 22.6% more Spanish tourists in 2012
Spaniards are finding Panama to be an increasingly attractive destination. The number of Spanish tourists who visited the country in 2012 increased by 22.6%, based on a figure of almost 40,000 visitors,
Tourism is essential to the social and economic development of Madrid, given that it accounts for some 6.3% of the Region’s Gross Domestic Product,
Organized by Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH) and the Spanish International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR), the International Travel Media Meeting-ITMM@Fiturtech2014 –
Madrid – The Jury for FITUR’s “Travel Blogger 2014” Competition has just chosen its European and American finalists.
IFEMA is already working towards next year 2014, a year in which its FERIA DE MADRID facilities will host major international conferences.