International exhibition on business tourism EIBTM took place in Barcelona from 18 to 20 November 2014. Every year this event attracts more than 15,000 professionals in the tourism industry. And this year has been no exception: 3,000 international exhibitors and 450 Spanish leading providers presented their services to visitors. There have been interesting speeches referring to tourism market, educational programs, exchange of experiences and, above all, creation of new business contacts through meetings.
Julia Solovieva, the director of the tour operator agency Sol-V.I.P. Travel, noticed an important rise in interest shown in terms of the organization of business events and team-building in Catalonia, especially in Barcelona. Many customers have come to the fair in search of innovative proposals. Especially popular were the requests for culinary tourism, Formula 1, football, celebrations in unusual places, such as country houses and palaces.