Fitur ranks as one of the chief tourism sector trade events in Spain. Organized at the Feria de Madrid, the show draws in more than 209260 visitors at each of its editions - a clear indication of the popularity of the event. The latest trends and patterns from the tourism and hospitality industry are closely deliberated upon at the show and participating companies have ample scope of expanding their business networks here too. Tour and travel agency services, hotels and resorts, coach facilities and a host of other tourist destinations are showcased during the Fitur show, which is attended by over 10434 professional exhibitors, hailing from as many as 166 different countries. A series of topical seminars and meeting sessions are also organized at the show and eminent journalists from more than 59 nations are also present here. The show enjoys the official support of over 200 statutory governmental bodies and takes up a total space of 150000 square meters.
The chief highlights of the Fitur show are:
1. Seminars and topical meetings.
2. Participated by over 10434 exhibiting companies.
3. Showcases the latest information and updates from the tourism industry and
4. The Fitur LGBT and Investour sections.
Fitur is a very well attended event, receiving 209,260 visitors in each of its editions. The list of attendees includes key decision makers from the travel and tourism industry, such as presidents, general directors and marketing and sales personnel. Also, nearly 7,500 journalists visit the show each year along with 200 government ministers, tourism secretaries and ambassadors. Of the total number of participating visitors, 119,661 were trade participants in the previous edition.
Fitur features over 10,434 exhibitors from 166 countries and regions including tour operators, travel agencies, carrier companies, representatives of hotels and other forms of lodging facilities, leisure and culture contractors, residential tourism firms, travel media representatives, government officials, representatives of tourism boards, members of trade associations and students of training institutes. In its previous edition, Fitur hosted 14.8 percent tour operators and 18.2 percent travel agencies.