BTL 2017 (Lisbon Tourism Exchange) will consolidate its role as the largest tourism fair in Portugal and confirms the great moment that the sector is experiencing. To date, the enrolment balance is very positive, bearing in mind that the Lisbon Tourism Exchange will have 400 more exhibitors than in 2016.

“The enrolment phase ended on November 18th and we already have 1,450 confirmed exhibitors, from different segments, from travel agencies, hotels, tourist activities, associations and municipalities. The allocation of spaces will take place during the first days of December,” comments Fátima Vila Maior, director of FIL’s fair area and responsible for the BTL.

“The most significant increase was in the Distribution sector, which is a sign of travel agents and tour operators’ growing commitment to using the BTL as a platform to showcase and market their products to the public.”

BTL 2017 is the largest tourism event in Portugal, which is aimed at professionals and the public and is held annually at FIL – Parque das Nações. BTL 2017 will run from March 15 to 19.