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FITUR 2021


Madrid, Spain

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The next edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2021, will be held from the 19 to 23 May next year as decided by IFEMA and the FITUR Organising Committee. This decision arrives following a meditated decision that, exceptionally, makes the event essential to the recovery of the tourism industry, at a time that will still preserve its high international impact as well as promote the professional reunion of companies, countries and destinations. It will also provide a much-needed boost to the worldwide tourism activity.

The exceptional change of dates aims to facilitate the participation of all the main players of the tourism industry, at a time when the trade fair plays a critical role in tourism recovery. The meeting of the FITUR Organising Committee, headed by IBERIA’s President, Javier Sánchez Prieto, also featured speeches by the Secretary of State for Tourism, Fernando Valdés; UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili; the President of the Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation, CEHAT, Jorge Marichal; the President of the Spanish Confederation of Travel Agencies, CEAV, Carlos Garrido, and the President of Mesa del Turismo, Juan Molas, among others.

FITUR 2021 is organized by IFEMA

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