Turespaña stands out in Fitur 2023

  • Publish date: Friday، 20 January 2023
Turespaña stands out in Fitur 2023

King Felipe and Queen Leticia inaugurated the 43rd edition of the International Tourism Fair, Fitur 2023, 18 - 22 JAN 2023 which is being held in IFEMA Madrid until next Sunday, practically recovering the attendance and exhibition figures prior to the Covid-19 pandemic to consolidate the recovery of the sector worldwide. International participation is up 50% on last year with the strongest growth in Asia-Pacific (163%), Africa (88%) and the Middle East (60%).

Turespaña stands out in Fitur 2023

The Turespaña stand in Pavilion 9 of IFEMA has two auditoriums, four large format screens and an exhibition area, where a wide range of presentations, forums, debates, exhibitions and other activities will be offered. The three themes of the main events to be held will revolve around "Tourism, Culture and Heritage", "Urban Tourism" and the challenges facing the sector following the recovery and the major projects of Turespaña.

The Royal Collections Gallery, the new museum centre of Patrimonio Nacional inaugurated in the summer of 2023, which will be one of Spain's international promotional attractions, will be discussed. In addition, Turespaña will present the results of the first "NetflixTurespaña" Short Film Competition, the tourist use of Heritage, Transformation and Resilience through the case of Paradores and a new project for 2023 will be presented, the documentary series with with Spanish televisión "This is Spain".Another new feature of this year's edition is the launch of Fitur Sports, organised in collaboration with the Afyfad association, which will show how sports tourism is a driver of sustainable growth for the tourism industry.

This year Turespaña will also be present online. Through the website https://www.tourspainfitur.es/, those who cannot travel to Fitur will be able to participate in the different activities taking place at the stand, which will be broadcast live. In addition, our social media channels, Twitter, LinkedIn and Youtube of Turespaña, will be open to follow everything that happens at the stand, which can also be followed with the hashtag #TurespañaEnFitur, to encourage interaction and participation of attendees.

Sustainability is the strategic focus of Turespaña's activity, promoting a more responsible tourism, and our participation in Fitur, with a sustainable stand with a zero carbon footprint. The stand will include a dynamic real-time measurement of the carbon footprint generated by visitors, and the number of trees to be planted to compensate for it. During the weekend there is a programme of events aimed at the general public: guided tours of the exhibition at the Royal Collections Gallery, viewing of the winning short films from the competition organised with Netflix and many more activities.

Turespaña stands out in Fitur 2023

The fair will bring together a total of 8,500 participants from all the autonomous communities, companies and destinations from 131 countries, 90 of them with official international representation. In addition, the estimated number of visitors will exceed 120,000 professionals and there will be between 80,000 and 90,000 visitors from the general public during the weekend of the fair.



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