International travel trade fair TOUREST
The 26th international travel trade fair TOUREST 2017 took place on February 10-12, 2017 in Tallinn ESTONIA.
TOUREST is the oldest and largest travel trade fair in the Baltic countries that has been organized by the Estonian Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (ETFL) since 1991. It covers all the main travel segments, offering efficient platform to meet face to face the travel-hungry consumers and the majority of the market’s travel trade professionals who make the purchase decisions. It’s the optimum environment to present your products at the start of the season.
TOUREST 2017, organized already for the 26th time, was visited by 28 465 people, who had the great possibility to familiarize with the large number of 511 exhibitors from 22 countries. TOUREST got vast media coverage with over 170 registered media items.
Estonia is a growing market. 25 years of independence have not come close to satisfying the ever-growing motivation for travel and the need for exciting new destinations. In 2015 the number of visits to different countries abroad exceeded the population 3 times.
Nearly 8000 m2 of exhibition area of the Estonian Fairs exhibition centre, located on a pictureresque shore of the Gulf of Finland, is divided into three exhibition halls.
THE MAIN HALL accommodated Estonian and international tour operators, travel agencies, transportation and insurance companies, educational institutions, hotels, leisure companies, etc. A special “Global Village” area was reserved for different international destinations.
Travellers’ Club offered an inspirational programme of different travel destinations. It will definitely be one of the highlights at Tourest 2017 as well as a chance to enhance visibility as a destination.
The hall VISIT ESTONIA! lined up Estonian national tourism regions and attractions, including the famous Estonian spas.
In the hall TASTE ESTONIA! one found a large selection of Estonian authentic food and cafeterias offered by the Estonian Culinary Route. You could yourself during the long days of exhibiton and buy presents for those back at home. One could also enjoy a colourful programme on the main stage, games and auctions. There was a special area and acitivites for kids organized by the Võrumaa County Development Agency.
SEGMENTS AND AREAS at TOUREST 2017
Accommodation - Active Tourism – Bus and Caravan area – Consumer Protection and Insurance - Culinary Travel – Cultural Travel and Events – Destination Estonia- all tourism regions – Family Travel – International destinations - Kids Activity Zone – Medical Tourism – Rural Tourism – Senior Travelling – Sun & Sea – Tourism Organizations – Traffic (air, land, sea) – Travel Agencies and Tour Operators – Travel Bloggers – Travel Media - Travel related products and services - Travellers’ Club - Wellness & Spas
See you at TOUREST 2018
Holiday starts here!