法国巴黎国际旅游展览会（IFTM Top Resa）是法国最大的国际性旅游及产品展览会，是法国B2B国际旅游展览会，该展从1977年开始，一年一届，在巴黎凡尔赛门展览中心举行。该展是旅游行业领先的网络、商务、创新和跟上市场发展的盛事提供了旅游业360度全景服务，涵盖所有行业：休闲、商务和会展。
Paris, October 12, 2023- "Challenge and Resilience" - The theme of the exhibition resonates: Despite many challenges in recent years, it is resilience that shines in the hallway of the exhibition from October 3 to 5. IFTM Top Resa performed well at the 45th exhibition, with many exhibitors, destinations, especially travel agencies returning. The increase in business meetings and signed contracts also marks the return of business and high-quality visitors.
The return of travel agencies and corporate buyers
This year, 30349 tourism professionals participated in the exhibition (29475 people in 2022, an increase of 3%), visited 1400 brands and 170 destinations, including the honorary country of Jordan in 2023. The biggest surprise this year came from the number of travel agencies and corporate buyers, who accounted for 45% of the total number of tourists (33.8% in 2022).
After leaving for a few years, many other destinations returned to the exhibition and met with their French partners, including India, Montenegro, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica
The IFTM Top Resa team's efforts focused on travel agencies have paid off: 14643 travel agencies (a large number from various provinces) participated in the exhibition, met with exhibitors, and attended conferences, an increase of 50% from 2022.
The measures implemented at the exhibition include the return of distribution networks and tourism professional service desks, as well as strengthening buyer plans to allow more travel agencies to visit the exhibition.
For travel agencies, other noteworthy new features include a new "latest news" conference format to motivate sellers to stay informed about destination news, as well as a new travel agency cup formula aimed at getting closer to the reality of travel agencies and placing their professional knowledge at the core of the travel experience in the 10th edition.
Exciting moments at the salon
At 9:40 am on Tuesday, October 3rd, IFTM Top Resa Exhibition Director Laurence Gaborieau, along with 23 Tourism Ministers, approximately 20 ambassadors, and industry leaders, opened the exhibition. They were Olivia Gr é goire, Deputy Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises, Trade, Crafts, and Tourism, Jean Pierre Mas, former President of Tourism Enterprises, and His Excellency Makram Mustafa a. Queisi, Jordanian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities (Honorary Destination for 2023), as well as Fran ç ois Gemenne, Chairman of the Science Council of the Foundation for Nature and Humanity and co-author of the IPCC Sixth Report, and Corinne Menegaux, Director of the Paris Tourism Bureau.
On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 3rd, an international panoramic exhibition was held in the presence of the Tourism Ministers of Jordan, Costa Rica, and Cyprus, as well as Caroline Leboucher, the Director General of Atout France, to exchange successful examples, problems, and good practices of sustainable and responsible tourism in various countries. Not to mention launching an African convention to promote the development of domestic tourism in African countries.
Visitors and exhibitors have also discovered the main highlights of the exhibition each year, which contribute to its popularity: Entrepreneurship Competition, Miracle France Festival, Travel Agency Youth Cup, and Travel Agency Cup.
Especially through a particularly rich trend and barometer conference plan, the focus is on the core themes of tourism news, including attractiveness, sustainability, and numbers, as well as business travel and exhibitions. Many meetings are fully booked. The dialogue and sustainable tourism space launched in 2022 have also achieved great success.
Everywhere, a digital platform that enhances salon experience throughout the year
The Everywhere business conference platform was launched in 2021 and completely redesigned in 2023, achieving great success this year with 9812 registered business conferences (6530 in 2022, a 50% increase).
The entire team of IFTM Top Resa invites you to participate in the 46th exhibition, which will be held from September 17th to 19th, 2024 at Hall 1 of Versailles in Paris.