Fairs of Travel and Gastronomy Achieved Extraordinary Success

Within the last days the exhibition centre Incheba was all about traveling and gastronomy. The very popular fair duo, 22nd fair of travel ITF Slovakiatour and 23rd fair of gastronomy Danubius Gastro offered a rich and colourful programme and plenty of experience. In four days the fairs attracted 70 174 visitors proving the high level of the event as well as still increasing interest in these segments.

The fairs were accompanied by specialized exhibitions Hunting and Leisure, Wellness and Fitness; exhibition of packing materials and machines Gastropack and exhibition of equipment and technology for shops Exposhop. On the total area of 36 000 m2 visitors were introduced to 732 exhibitors from 21 countries. Moreover, the Danubius Gastro fair has confirmed the growing trend in number of exhibitors and exhibiting area and reached the highest parameters since the crisis in 2008-2009.  

The Danubius Gastro fair offered all those interested in gastronomy a rich selection of food, ingredients, drinks, wine and coffee. Trade visitors could get acknowledged with technology novelties for hotels, restaurants, guesthouses, coffee shops and vending. Progressive solutions for food industry, bakeries, shops and packing were not missing either. The main partner of the fair was the Kaufland Slovak Republic that taught visitors about its social responsibility. Danubius Gastro awards were awarded during the fair to exhibits that stood out due to its quality and processing. At the same time, new products to the family labelled Mark of Quality SK and Mark of Quality SK Gold were announced as well.

The ITF Slovakiatour fair offered all visitors a complex travel service. Visitors could compare offers from more than 40 travel agencies as well as stands of each region, country and town. Slovakia was presented in all its beauty and besides many others, the very rich and beautiful offer of spas surely was a true eye catcher. The partner of the fair was already for the third time the Moravian – Silesian Region that introduced visitors to its industrial monuments connected with nature. Czech Republic was assigned another important position at the fair – the honorary guest of the ITF Slovakiatour was the South Moravian Region. The Tourism Personality of 2015 was awarded during the fair to the Michal Sýkora, the major of Štrba municipality and Chairman of the ZMOS. At the same time, awards for the best innovations in tourism and for the best journalistic contribution promoting Slovakia were also handed over to winners.   

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Martina Macková
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