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Last week, Mundus team visited FITUR 2024 with TOUR-X to learn more about innovation in the tourism sector and promote project results among different stakeholders. Read here everything about our Fitur experience!

Madrid, Spain 2024 – Last week, Mundus attend FITUR fair 2024 in Madrid with TOUR-X, a COVE project in which we are partners aimed at make significant impact the tourism sector.

FITUR (Feria Internacional de Turismo) is an annual international tourism trade fair held in Madrid. It is one of the largest tourism fairs globally and serves as a significant platform for professionals in the travel and tourism industry to showcase their products, services, and destinations. FITUR provides a space for networking, business meetings and the exchange of ideas among tourism professionals, travel agencies, tour operators, hotels and other related organizations. And obviously TOUR-X had to be there!

TOUR-X is a Center of Vocational Excellence (COVE) Project aimed at enhancing excellence in the tourism industry and coordinated by the Greek VET provider AKMI. The project envisions fostering excellence through a bottom-up approach, where education providers within the partnership enhance their capacity to adapt skills provision to the ever-changing economic and social needs of the sector.

Co-funded by the European Union, TOUR-X is led by a Consortium of 23 experienced partners, representing prominent Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers, key players in the tourism sector, and Regional Authorities across seven participating countries. Additionally, TOUR-X is establishing regional partnerships, known as Knowledge Triangles, in Germany, Greece, Italy, and Spain—four leading countries in the European tourism sector. These Knowledge Triangles bring together VET providers, business sector representatives, and public authorities to foster collaboration and contribute to regional development in the tourism sector. The Spanish Knowledge Triangle is led by Mundus.

Discover more about Tour-X!

With FITUR 2024 serving as a hub for exhibitors from various countries, industry professionals, policymakers, media representatives, and the general public interested in travel, it presented a perfect opportunity to introduce the TOUR-X project. Mundus, in collaboration with ASOFUER (Asociación de Empresarios Turísticos de Fuerteventura), Spanish partners in TOUR-X, actively disseminated project details among professionals, engaged in discussions with policymakers, and formalized Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to solidify international collaborations.

Mundus also seized the opportunity to explore stands and connect with exhibitors from other countries, engaging in interesting discussions that could serve as a starting point for future cooperation opportunities.

Watch the reel summary of our experience in Fitur 2024:


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