Hosted Buyers2019-02-11T17:50:26+00:00
*Numbers of 2018


The Hosted Buyers Programme, organised by BTL in partnership with Turismo de Portugal and TAP Air Portugal, aims to attract International Buyers, specifically interested in Portugal Destination.

Participation in this programme is possible only by direct Invitation from the Organisation or partner entities, in the different markets.

Through this programme we support the presence of these buyers, offering flights, accommodation, transfers, the possibility of scheduling meetings, participation in the predefined Social Programme, as well as follow-up during the fair visit days.

If you are an international buyer and would like to participate in the BTL Hosted Buyers Programme, please register your interest. Participation subject to approval by the organization.

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Lisbon Travel Market in partnership with Turismo de Portugal and TAP Air Portugal, will be organising another edition of Hosted Buyers Programme 2019.

The purpose of this event is to bring into this Event International Buyers with a specific interest in Portugal, as a tourism destination.

If you are a senior level decision maker and are interested in meeting with high quality suppliers, please apply.

The Hosted Buyers Programme will include flights, accommodation, transfers, meetings diary and a Social Programme.

Important Note:

  • Attendance to the  Hosted Buyers Programme is only possible by direct invitation from our partners


  • Via registration – subject to approval by the BTL Organisation.

Application to the Hosted Buyers Programme is only possible by invitation from Turismo de Portugal or TAP Air Portugal’s representations in the various markets or via registration at the Lisbon Travel Market Hosted Buyers site (subjected to approval)

If you are eligible for the Hosted Buyers Programme, you will be notified via email. This email will enable you to complete your registration.

The Hosted Buyers Programme runs for 2 days, 13th and 14th March, with the possibility of also book meetings on the 15th March.

Hosted Buyers should l arrive in Lisbon by the 12th March and depart on the 15th March (excluding Post-Tours participants)

The Hosted Buyers Programme includes:

  • Free flights (round trip flights in economic) from destinations operated by TAP Air Portugal). Connections to and from destinations not operated by TAP Air Portugal are the responsibility of Hosted Buyer;
  • Accommodation (4* or 5* Hotel b&b) up to 2 nights (between 12th and 15th).
  • Welcome pack, Buyer Badge and General information;
  • Access to BTL and all official BTL events;
  • VIP Lounge: access to Hosted Buyers Lounge (finger food, beverages and Wi-Fi available);
  • Transfers:
  • Transfers 11th – 12th March: Regular transfers from the Airport to the City Centre (fix schedules);
  • 13th – 14th March: regular transfers Airport / BTL / City Centre (fix schedules);
  • 13th – 15th March:
    • Hotel to BTL – Transfers Schedules from the Hotel to BTL will be available
    • 06:30 pm – BTL to Hotel
  • 13th, 14th and 15th: Transfers from BTL to the Airport (only by request).
  • Transfers to the BTL Social Programme, (according to specific timetable)
  • online appointment system for meetings.
  • access to the presentations from  Portugal Tourism Regions
  • Possibility to participate in Post Tour to one of Portugal’s tourist regions.

Post Tours participation will be coordinated by our Partners at the various markets.


Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

It is only possible to participate in a single tour.

The Hosted Buyer will receive confirmation of participation at the Hosted Buyers Programme from our Partners. Information on  flights, access to  the event, badge, accommodation, transfers, Social Programme,  and a link to access the scheduling meetings platform.

All other expenses are the responsibility of each Participant and will need to be settled on departure from the hotel.

The meetings are scheduled before BTL through a specific online platform.

Meetings and sessions will take place at:

  • 10.15 am – 10.45am:  Presentations by Turismo de Portugal of the Portugal’s 7 Tourism Regions
  • 10.45am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm: Pre-scheduled meetings booked on-line by Hosted Buyers with exhibiting companies. Scheduled meetings will take place at the exhibitors’ stands, at the BTL Pavilions

A minimum of 7 appointments per day is mandatory.

The on-line diary tool will provide the Hosted Buyer a list of confirmed meetings, which will include the day, time, place, and company and contact name.

Exhibitors may also request meetings to Hosted Buyers of their choice, at the end of each day at the Networking Portuguese Wine event.

If a Company attends with more than one representative as Hosted Buyer, each person should keep an individual diary of meetings.

Hosted Buyers should make their contact details available to BTL exhibitors to enable them to schedule meetings.

Co-financed project PT2020 nº34100 – Lisboa FCE