FITUR was originally established in Europe as the leading annual meeting point for tourism trade fairs and events. Its acronym derives from the spanish name Feria Internacional del Turismo (International Tourism Fair), and it is a true institution within the sector. Since its first edition held in 1981, FITUR has served as a meeting point for numerous governmental and institutional delegations, as well as the main representatives of the public-private sector, the media, travelers from all over the world, agencies, transportation, gastronomic and accommodation suppliers, among many others.
The challenge of celebrating the most important tourism fair in Europe during the sixth wave of COVID-19
Le Salon international du tourisme de Berlin est un véritable défi pour les fournisseurs et les délégations en raison de la pénurie d'hôtels dans la capitale allemande.
The International Tourism Fair in Berlin is a real challenge for suppliers and delegations due to the shortage of hotels in the German capital.
In the following link you will find a summary of the analysis that TOP has made on the impact that the sudden change of headquarters, from Santiago de Chile to Madrid, propitiates in the international mobilization of the Spanish capital, which faces another great challenge.
Due to its very nature, it has been necessary to define and standardize the concept of Governmental and Institutional Tourism (GITT), understood as all those travels and activities that Governmental and High Institutions representatives undertake on official and protocol missions and in all those representation actions of their respective countries in the exercise of their functions.
On 1st and 2nd November 2016, the 5th Summit on City Tourism “Cities: Local culture for global travellers” was held in Luxor (Egypt).
This Summit was organized by the UNWTO jointly with the Arab Republic of Egypt in which the UNWTO took advantage to launch an initiative named “The Mayors for Tourism”.