IFEMA, Madrid’s trade fair body, has signed a collaboration agreement with Spanish State Railways, Renfe, within the framework of the International Tourism Trade Fair, FITUR, in order to extend the programme of special discounts that the railway company offers exhibitors and visitors to the fairs, conferences and other activities staged at Feria de Madrid.
The much sought-after tourism destination of the Seychelles was last week seen promoting in Spain, displaying to the world the exceptional beauty of these mid-ocean tropical islands.
Mr. Taleb Rifai, the Secretary General of the UNWTO (UN World Tourism Organization) said, as he addressed the 5th edition of INVEST TOUR, the tourism investment and business forum for Africa that was again held in Madrid as part of FITUR 2014, that for the first time, the UNWTO and ICAO are joining together to organise a meeting for African ministers of tourism and also for ministers of transport to sit together and to look at air transport with tourism in mind.
Minister Walter Mzembi, the Zimbabwe Minister responsible for Tourism, and Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, met with Carol Hay of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in Madrid yesterday. The meeting took place at the Seychelles stand at FITUR, the tourism trade fair of Spain.
On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd February, the International Tourism Trade Fair presented the most suggestive destinations and most attractive activities so that travellers could plan their next holidays.
FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair, which will take place from 18 to 22 January 2012, aims to serve, now more than ever, as an effective tool for the tourist industry.