The Dubrovnik Neretva County Tourist Board representatives travelled to Madrid as co-exhibitor of the Croatian Tourist Board on FITUR, one of the biggest European touirst fairs. The fair will take place from 17 to 21 January 2018 at the Fiera de Madrid exhibition place.
The first three days of the fair are intended exclusively for tourism professionals, while the last two days are open to both professionals and the public.
FITUR is a global meeting point for tourism professionals and the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound Ibero American markets. In 2017 FITUR has beaten the participation record with 9,893 exhibiting companies from 165 countries/regions, 135,858 trade participants and 107,213 people from the general public.
Among the participation figures of note was the increase of 18.8% of international trade visitors compared to the previous staging. Morever the volumen of agendas organised by FITUR within the different B2B has reached 6,800 business appointments. The attendance of 7,452 journalists is a turnout that shows the importance of FITUR on the international circuit of tourism sector events.