The International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2020, will once again offer the monographic area FITUR GAY (LGBT+). From the 22 to 26 January the section dedicated to LGBT tourism will host, for its 10th year, companies, destinations, events and professionals willing to learn about new trends and business opportunities.
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, WTTC, LGBT tourism represents 10% of worldwide tourism and a travel expenditure of approximately 16%, which translates into €180 billion per year. In addition, it is estimated that around 7 million of the tourists visiting Spain per year belong to this group.
FITUR Gay (LGBT +) has become a benchmark event as it is the largest of this specialised section among all international tourism fairs. FITUR Gay (LGBT+) responds to an increasing demand for destinations, companies, hotel chains, airlines and tour operators wanting to focus on the LGBT+ segment. This is a group that has a high purchasing power as it has more available income and its tourism activity is one of the less seasonal of the industry.
Organised by IFEMA, FITUR 2020 will be held from the 22 to 26 January at Feria de Madrid. This large global meeting point for tourism professionals, leader in the worldwide industry, is preparing one of the most comprehensive editions, with Korea as a Partner Country, where sustainability, technology and specialisation will continue to be at the forefront. This will all take place within the celebrations for the 40th Anniversary, a special occasion that will be the culmination of a whole series of initiatives that are already in motion, with the aim to provide continuity to the successful and rising trajectory of FITUR. During the latest edition FITUR attracted 10,400 participating companies, with over 253,000 attendees.
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