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FITUR 2021 'Strategic edition for tourism recovery' will feature a new digital tool aimed at expanding opportunities for networking and sharing information among professionals within the value chain of the international tourism industry.

FITUR 2021, in its special Tourism is back edition, will be held from the May 19 - 23, at Feria de Madrid and with in-person format, with the challenge of being a turning-point and to contribute to the recovery of the tourism industry.

Over 20 tourism companies will participate at the Costa Rica stand in the upcoming edition of FITUR, as confirmed by the Costa Rican minister of rourism, Gustavo Segura Sancho.

As the second most important economic engine of Madrid, IFEMA is renowned for its capacity to boost employment and wealth. It is getting ready to start working at full capacity after a year of forced inactivity apart from some virtual events, and some hybrid meetings, such as the MBFWMadrid fashion show. That is according to José Vicente de los Mozos, president of the Executive Committee of IFEMA and Eduardo López-Puertas, the managing director of IFEMA, during a recent presentation.

With the aim of establishing actions and commitments to restart international travel, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government recently hosted a hybrid conference, where leaders from the industry both from the public and private sector participated, covering 95 countries and more than 100 Travel & Tourism companies. 

IFEMA is working on a very special edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2021, with the challenge to set a turning point and contribute to the recovery of the tourism industry. An edition that is adapting to the current context and to the needs of companies, countries and destinations that, with their support and participation, support FITUR as a platform for reviving the tourism industry. 

The first Airbus A330 airliner that Iberia has converted into freighter had recently arrived in Los Angeles from Madrid.

The next edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2021, will be held from the May 19-23, as agreed by IFEMA and the FITUR organising committee.

Hyatt Corporation recently announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Intriva Capital European Principal Investment Fund I LP (Intriva), a European private equity fund, to see the former iconic Byblos Hotel in Mijas redeveloped into a luxury 200-bedroom resort.

The International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR 2020, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, closed its doors with an excellent set of results.