«International Tourist Events»
26 Sep 2016

«International Tourist Events»

TOURISM WEEK – World Tourism Day. Buy Catalunya 2016.


Ever since its inception, World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic value. As the official day set aside in the United Nations Calendar the celebration seeks to highlight tourisms potential to contribute to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), addressing some of the most pressing challenges society is faced with today.


On the occasion of the celebration of World Tourism Day in Catalonia, the Catalan Tourist Board is organizing the 27 September “Dinner of the Stars” in the Oval Room of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, at 20.30. It will be a unique event taking place in Catalonia for the first time and is aimed at professionals in the tourism sector, where expected more 600 attendees

The event will be a tribute to chefs, actors of Catalan cuisine, and will have a broad representation of professional members of the Collective Kitchen, Kitchen Catalana, Michelin star restaurants and the Slow Food network.

Nandu Jubany, accompanied by seven other chefs awarded with Michelin stars, will be in charge of cooking dinner cocktail will be offered to attendees

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Buy Catalunya is a unique opportunity to get to know and explore Catalonia, combining a fam trip with a workshop with local companies. Over 150 specialised operators from around the world who focus on tourism experiences in Catalonia will gather to take part in this exciting event.

This year celebrates Catalunya as European Region of Gastronomy 2016 and in order to capitalise on the potential of culinary and wine tourism, the Catalan Tourist Board will activate a series of promotional actions within the framework of the ‘Year of Gastronomy and Wine Tourism’; the same as how 2015 was the ‘Year of Inland and Mountain’ and 2014 saw the ‘Year of the Family Holidays’. So, this year, the Catalan Tourist Board is focusing all of its efforts and communications around this core focus and Buy Catalunya will be inspired by this theme.

The Buy Catalunya, promotional action as a tourist destination, will be held on Wednesday, September 28 at the CCIB,, coinciding in the same week as the International Day of Tourism.


Upcoming International Tourism Fairs

International Tourism Fair – WTM 2016 in London

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WTM London is the leading global event for the travel industry. It provides a unique opportunity for the whole global travel trade to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business under one roof. All sectors of the travel industry are represented including Tourist Boards, Airlines, Cruise, Hotels, Luxury Travel, Responsible Tourism and Travel Technology. WTM Means Business.

Exhibiting at WTM London is a unique opportunity to meet, network, negotiate and conduct business with more than 50,000 international travel professionals, from more than 38 sectors of the travel industry.

WTM London 2016 will take place between monday 7 to Wednesday 9 November with the opening hours extended form 10am to 7pm for all three days, giving exhibitors and visitors extra time to negociate and agree business deals, while reducing the ancillary cost of exhibiting.

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