Barcelona’s Hostelco trade fair will open its doors for yet another year on 20 October. The leading hotel industry fair in Spain and one of the biggest of its kind in Europe, Hostelco has transformed to adapt to today’s market, a market in which professionals need new services and products primarily to innovate their business. In an industry that now boasts a 46% export share, this year the fair is held with a clear focus on the event’s internationality, growth, synergies and access to new environments.
The event, which will bring together more than 500 exhibitors and over 300 buyers, will have a space and day dedicated specifically to the fitness and wellness sector. The growing interest in health and wellness in general is what has driven this new focus of the fair. National and international experts will present studies on the latest trends in these two core areas of the hotel industry: fitness and wellness.
The strategic role and the opportunities that these types of health and wellness faclities offer will be discussed, and an opportunity-rich market will be promoted through a collaboration between the two sectors. Two real cases of outstanding hotel facilities will be exhibited and a number of sessions will be devoted to improving the performance of fitness spaces in hotels. More useful information about the fair’s fitness area here.
In addition, the Hospitality Business Event will bring 24 conferences and over 50 leading hotel, restaurant, fitness and wellness experts to Barcelona. This initiative’s program will also include activities dedicated to advising services (mentoring) and a networking lunch as a way to enrich professional networks.
Hostelco is the perfect opportunity for professionals to catch up on all sector innovations. Attendees can also participate in activities with culinary tours through Barcelona’s major tourist and professional spots.