Buy Catalonia 2022 is a by-invitation only event for qualified travel buyers from the USA who will be hosted in Catalonia to gain first-hand insight into the destination and to create new business partnerships with local tourism companies.
Buy Catalonia is the largest and most important in-destination tourism marketplace organized annually by the Catalan Tourist Board. Organized since 2006 for the international markets, the 2022 edition of Buy Catalonia will focus solely on the US market.
Qualified tour operators and travel advisors from the USA will travel to Catalonia and will have the opportunity:
- to meet and network with local suppliers during an appointment based marketplace
- to be inspired about new trends and offerings in Catalonia ready to be presented to their clients
- to explore the destination by joining one of five famtrips. Starting in Barcelona, each one of the 5 famtrips will have a different theme and a geographical focus
- to become a destination specialist by experiencing first-hand the post pandemic travel experience in Catalonia
40 qualified tour operators and travel advisors from the USA.
The Catalan Tourist Board, in coordination with its local tourism partners, will evaluate all the applications received and select the 40 buyers that will attend this event.
If you would like to attend the Buy Catalonia – USA edition and you have received a communication from us with information about the event, please complete your application here.
We will review all applications and select the 40 candidates that will travel to Catalonia in April.
- The Catalan Tourist Board will host selected buyers in Catalonia for the duration of the event, and the tourist board will cover all expenses as specified in the program for the general event and the famtrips. That means transfers, activities, meals and accommodation.
- Air travel from the USA to Barcelona is sponsored by our partner American Airlines. Selected buyers will have to pay for taxes and fees.
- Selected buyers are responsible for any other expense for activities no included in the Buy Catalonia program.