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El Calafate present at FITUR 2020

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El Calafate present at FITUR 2020
El Calafate continues to deepen the promotional actions and says that it is present for the 13th consecutive year at the International Tourism Fair (FITUR), thus opening its calendar of promotional actions for the year 2020. The Secretary of Tourism of the Municipality of El Calafate and President of the Mixed Promotion Entity of El Calafate, Oscar Souto, together with Alexis Simunovic, councilor and vice president of the Mixed Promotion Entity of El Calafate, are participating in the 40th edition of this fair which is the most important global meeting for professionals of tourism that takes place in the city of Madrid, Spain from January 22 to 26.

Accompanying the Argentine delegation headed by the Minister of Tourism and Sports of Argentina, Matías Lammens, together with the executive secretary of the National Institute for Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR), Ricardo Sosa, and the secretary of tourism promotion of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Argentina , Yanina Martínez. The five days provide an opportunity to make important meetings with authorities and Argentine Airlines. The important Argentine delegation is also made up of representatives from different destinations in Argentina, representatives of the Argentine LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and 66 companies called by the CAT (Argentine Chamber of Tourism) that include companies from El Calafate. The work agenda will include presentations and trainings of El Calafate aimed at European operators in the auditorium of the stand and “Fantastic Patagonia” training, strategic alliance between the cities of Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn, and El Calafate with the aim of enhancing tourist attractions in foreign markets. There will also be participation in the presentation of the 7 Argentine natural wonders. Fitur is one of the most conveying tourist windows in the world, an excellent opportunity to promote our destination. In the previous edition the fair broke its participation record with 10,487 companies from 165 countries / regions, 142,642 professionals and 110,848 visitors from the general public.

In the framework of # FITUR2020, a presentation of the #ElCalafate destination was made, before European operators, agencies and press, as well as references of other destinations and tourism, to bring our tourist offer and all the news that El Calafate offers all year round.
The representatives of the Mixed Promotion Entity of El Calafate, Oscar Souto and Alexis Simunovic, closed this training by conducting raffles for stays, excursions and activities in El Calafate. Thanking the support of the private and public sector that strengthen this type of actions.