The press presentation of Fitur 2021 was held, the traditional Madrid event that will take place in person from May 19 to 23 at IFEMA.
Important authorities have been present, including Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of the Government of Spain, Daniel Martínez. Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Community of Madrid, José Vicente de los Mozos, President of IFEMA and Javier Sánchez Prieto, President of the Organizing Committee of Fitur.
Fitur will also mean the first experience of safe international mobility after many months of restrictions, an extraordinary measure to which the Government of Spain has contributed, considering attendance at Fitur as an “essential trip” and facilitating the presence of international exhibitors and visitors in Madrid. .
The Government’s support for Fitur is also recognized in Fitur’s declaration “Special Recovery Tourism” as an Event of Exceptional Public Interest, included in the General State Budgets for 2021, and recalled during the presentation by the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Reyes Maroto.
In this edition, the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, will present the “green digital certificate” that can be applied from June and will allow you to travel safely. Spain, which is already prepared for this, awaits “as soon as possible” the approval of the European Commission.
Maroto explained that ten destinations have requested that this certificate be applied as a pilot and the Ministry is working to be able to apply it reciprocally with other EU member states.