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FITUR 2017 (TFC Event) Detailed Event Information For FITUR 2017 (TFC Event)
FITUR 2017 (TFC Event) -- Travel and Tourism Industries
Location/Date: Madrid, Spain 01/18/2017 - 01/22/2017
Event Summary:
FITUR 2017 will be the 37th edition of this major European travel show. FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. FITUR 2016 welcomed an astounding 124,659 trade participants and 107,018 people from the general public, who met with more than 9,000 exhibiting companies during the 5 day event.

FITUR is the leading travel and tourism show in Spain, and the second largest of its type in Europe. In 2015 the event continued a recovery trend started in 2014 with 9419 exhibiting companies from 165 countries. There were 125,084 trade participants, an increase of 4% from 2014, and 97,467 visitors of the general public attending, an increase of 12% from 2014. They all met during FITUR to transform leisure into business and business into development. Product Categories: Wholesalers/Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Carrier Companies, Hotels & Accommodations Companies, Infrastructures (airports, ports), Leisure & Culture, Service Companies, Know how Residential Tourism, Travel Media, Foreign Official Organizations, Trade Association, Incentives, Meetings, Congresses, Education & Training, and Audience Profile of potential foreign customers.

Brand USA Pavilions at international travel and tourism shows provide U.S. exhibitors with unique opportunities for developing overseas markets through a choice of cost-effective and hassle-free participation alternatives in a professional, USA branded environment, offering a number of services and amenities.

The Brand USA Pavilion™ at FITUR is certified by the US Department of Commerce.

There were 708,000 total arrivals to the U.S. from Spain in 2014, which is a 14% increase over 2013, and is expected to increase an additional 17% by 2020. (USDOC/OTTI)


Contacts:
Helen Crowley, Madrid
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: 34-91-308-1548
Helen.Crowley@trade.gov
Julie Heizer, Office of Tourism
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-4904
Julie.Heizer@trade.gov
Erica Kodila, B-For International / Brand USA Pavilions

Phone: 540-373-9935
info@b-for.com
Renee Diggs, OTP-SP
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202 482-1465
Renee.Diggs@trade.gov

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