Barcelona | 03 October 2022 - 05 October 2022
2nd Turespaña Convention Barcelona
The 2nd TURESPAÑA CONVENTION was held at the CCIB in Barcelona from 3-5 October 2022. The event was attended by more than 500 representatives of autonomous communities, local organisations, provincial councils and product clubs – as well as, for the first time, private entities.The aim of the convention is, as in the past, to create a channel and/or forum for communication, both for the exchange of information and for reflection on the strategic objectives of TURESPAÑA, in order to align discourse between the different Spanish tourist destinations.On this occasion, the central theme of the event was Tourism Governance, one of the most important areas of action in the sector, together with the development of competitiveness and the pursuit of sustainability.The programme commenced on Monday 3 October, with Reyes Maroto, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, opening the event and Fernando Valdés, Secretary of State for Tourism, presenting his department's the most relevant initiatives. Participants in the more than 50 presentations, round tables and debates included Jesús Nuño de la Rosa (CEO of Air Europa), Maurici Lucena (President of AENA), Javier Sánchez-Prieto (CEO of Iberia), and Luis Araujo (President of Tourism of Portugal), among others.