Astrotourism more prominent than ever at Fitur 2024

This will be the agenda of meetings and Starlight Certifications by the Director of the Starlight Foundation.

2024 / 01 / 22

The International Tourism Fair FITUR 2024, which will take place from January 24 to 28 at the IFEMA Exhibition Center in Madrid, will bring together 9,000 companies, 152 countries, more than 800 exhibitors and is expected to attract more than 250,000 visitors, including professionals and the general public, in its 44th edition.

This is an event in which astrotourism will be more prominent than ever this year, as all publications point to it as the number one travel trend in 2024. For this reason, the Starlight Foundation will be present, actively working and meeting with areas and initiatives related to astrotourism, with an intense agenda by its director, Antonia Varela, that leaves no room for doubt:

Wednesday, January 24th

12:30 Official ceremony for the award of the Starlight Tourist Destination Certificate to the Monteiberico Corredor de Almansa and Mancha Júcar Region in Albacete - Castilla-La Mancha Stand Stage (Hall 7).

13:00 News of the Association of Ecotourism in Spain. Association of Ecotourism in Spain. with the presence of Ricardo Blanco, Head of Sustainable Tourism Area, SEGITUR, MINCOTUR. Presentation room of the Turespaña stand (Pavilion 9).

15:30 Official award ceremony of the Starlight Tourist Destination Certificate for Formentera, Balearic Islands stand (pavilion 7).

Thursday, January 25

12:30 Roundtable "EXPERIENCIAS TURISMO ESPAÑA" at the Turespaña stand at Fitur (pavilion 9).

17:00 Official presentation of Cuevas del Becerro as a Starlight Destination at the stand of the Diputación de Málaga (pavilion 8).

17:30 Official presentation of Hoces de Segovia as a Starlight Destination (tbc)

18:00 Coffee with stars

19:00 Starlight Festival

Friday, January 26th

11:00 UNWTO Member Corner

11:45 Promotional Campaign "The Way of Water in the Mariñas Coruñesas Biosphere Reserve Galicia Stand (Pavilion 9)

This agenda is subject to change and will be completed throughout the week.

During FITUR 2024, Varela will also meet with authorities and officials from different autonomous communities in Spain and countries where new certifications and/or potential certifications are being obtained.

Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias
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