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Italy's "Gitando" Exhibition on Camping, Tourism and Leisure Hosts High-Level Tourism-for-All Business Seminar and Buyers' Workshop


Gitando logoVicenza, Italy. 25 March 2011.

Gitando is the the travel trade and public exhibition addressed to Italian and Foreign tourism, and to all the people looking for new and exciting ideas to go on holidays: from camper to campsites, from cottages to country houses, from wine and food tourism to wellness spa, from educational holidays to amusement parks and much more. 

Gitando.All which forms part of the show, is the only exhibition in Italy dedicated to tourism and sport open to everyone who has bodily needs like psychophysical, physical mobility, dietary habits and their families.

On Friday 25th March there will be a high-level business seminar on Tourism for All, organised by Gitando.All - an initiative of Village For All.

Invited speakers include:

Update!  Workshop: Buy Italy for All (added 9 March 2011)
The first Italian workshop on accessible tourism.

Italian Sellers will have the opportunity to meet 60 buyers from Italian and European markets: travel agents, tour operators, associations, cooperatives and groups interested in Italian offer.

If you are a Buyer or a Seller,  download the programme and instructions to participate from the right-hand panel.
All buyer’s travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

Accessible Tourism Business Seminar: Provisional Programme

14.15 – 14.30 Welcome:

Marino Finozzi - Head of Tourism of the Veneto Region

Roberto Ditri - Chairman of Fiera di Vicenza SpA

14.30 Guest Speakers: Tourism Policies and Business

Antonio Tajani – European Commissioner for Industry, Entrepreneurship and the Transport

Marino Finozzi –Head of Tourism of the Veneto Region
”Tourism and the Veneto Region as an Added Value for All Tourists in Europe”

Matteo Marzotto – President ENIT
“The Commitment of ENIT to the Enhancement of Italy as a Destination for All”

International Best Practice:

Angelika Laburda – European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT)
“The European View”

Annette Masson – Tourisme & Handicap – France
“ The Experience of France”

National Best practice:

Paola Tournour-Viron – TTG Italia
“Italy Accessible Tourism Destination: The Perception of Foreign Operators”

Roberto Vitali - Presidente, Village for all
“Village for All - A Reality Within Europe”

17.30 – 18.00 - Spritz Time

Further information

Visit the websites of Gitando Exhibition  and Gitando.All

Download the Buyers' Workshop programme and provisional Seminar programme in PDF format from the right-hand panel. 

New! 1.4.2011 Download Angelika Laburda's ENAT Presentation in PDF format from the right-hand column. 

Read the Gitando.All Newsletter (published 9th March 2011)

General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Fiera di Vicenza, Italy
Start Date: 24/03/2011
End Date: 27/03/2011




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