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What is BUY Catalonia?
April 21st - 27th
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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.

Why should you attend?

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

What is on the agenda?

09:00
Travel from the USA to Barcelona. Overnight flights.
09:00
Arrival in Barcelona and check in Hotel Arts Barcelona
10:00
Free time in Barcelona
18:45
Welcome reception Mirador Torre Glòries
09:00
B2B marketplace – appointment based
15:00
Famtrip departures in the afternoon
00:00
FAM TRIPS
00:00
FAM TRIPS
00:00
FAM TRIPS and return to Barcelona. Overnight in Barcelona.
09:00
Visit and discover Barcelona
19:00
Farewell party in Hotel W
09:00
Return flights to the USA

Who can participate?

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.

How to apply?

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.

 

Key dates:

 

What is included?

- 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.

Fam trips

    Contact

    Cristina Gargallo
    Cristina Gargallo
    Catalan Tourist Board
    cgargallo@gencat.cat

    Sponsors

    sagales i AA sagales i AA