International Workshops on Religious Tourism
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The IX IWRT 2021 will take place between June 24th and 25th, 2021.

The morning of June 24th is open to general public, to anyone who's interested in a reflection on Religious Tourism. (This option requires free and mandatory registration).

The access to lunch and remaining program of June 24th is reserved to professionals registered for participation on the event (Suppliers, Hosted Buyers and Exhibitors).

The program on June 25th is reserved to registered professionals for participation on the event.

Day June 26th, free day reserved to registered Hosted Buyers with the exception for professionals registered on the specific section on Tourism of Jewish Heritage, to be held in the city of Guarda.

  

 

The 9th IWRT edition will be organized this way:

 

Thursday, June 24th: The entire program will take place at Centro Pastoral Paulo VI, here:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/workshops/location

Dinner on June 24th will have place on a location soon to be announced (Transfer will be available for this purpose).

 

Friday, June 25th: The current day and lunch will take place at Centro Pastoral Paulo VI, here:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/workshops/location

Dinner on June 25th will have place on a location soon to be announced and is reserved to registered Hosted Buyers. (Transfer will be available for this purpose).

 

Saturday, June 26th: Free day for Hosted Buyers (with the exception of registered participants on the specific section on Tourism of Jewish Heritage).

At 16h00 on june 26th, transfer by bus to the city of Guarda, for Hosted Buyers registered on the specific section on Tourism of Jewish Heritage.

 

Sunday, June 27th: Post – Tours

With schedule to be defined: for Hosted Buyers, that will stay in Fátima, invitation to participation on the post-tour hosted by the Municipality of Ourém “Touristic experiences in Fátima and its region”.

 

Monday and Tuesday, June 28th and 29th  : Post – Tours

With schedule and place to be defined: for Hosted Buyers previously invited to participation by the ARTP’s.

The 9th IWRT Edition 2021 is hosted by ACISO – Associação Empresarial Ourém – Fátima, in cooperation with Ourém’s Municipality, Guarda’s Municipality and Fátima’s Shrine. Counting with the support of Turismo de Portugal, Turismo do Centro and the Programa Operacional Regional do Centro.

 

The Tourism of Jewish Heritage segment is organized by Guarda’s Municipality. The post-tours offered to the Hosted Buyers are organized by Ourém’s Municipality and by the Regional Tourist Promotion Agencies.

You can check the regulation of the event here

 

Yes. Both cities, Fátima and Guarda, offer parking facilities near the venue.

Registration can be made on the official website of the event, in its segment:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/apply-here/conference

You can register for the different segments: Conference, Supplier, Exhibitor and Hosted Buyer on the website:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/apply-here

By registering only to the conference, you’ll have access to participate and assist to it, which’ll have place on the morning of June 24th.

Yes, the participation on the conference is free, although the registration is mandatory.

Yes, the registration is mandatory, despite being free.

Registration for Hosted Buyers, Exhibitors and Suppliers can be done up to May 25th 2021.

To those interested and with the intent to register in the conference, it can be done up to June 17th 2021.  

 

PLEASE NOTE: registration is limited. In the past editions, registrations sold out. Therefore, and in order to ensure the quality of the event, namely to keep the ratio suppliers vs buyers, the organization reserves the right to suspend entries, only opening those again when and if the presence of new hosted buyers is confirmed.

By registering on the segment Conference, please be aware that you won’t have access to participate in the Contact Exchange – One-to-One meetings.

If you registered as a Supplier / Exhibitor / Hosted Buyer, your subscription in the Conference is assured.

To those who are interested only in the conference, registration must be done in this segment.

No. You mustn’t register in more than one segment.

If you registered as a Supplier / Exhibitor / HostedBuyer your subscription in the conference is assured.

To those who are interested only in the conference must register in this specific segment.

Please, don’t register in more than one segment.

You can register in the event on our official website, in its specific segment:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/apply-here/suppliers

By registering as a Supplier, you will have access to the entire program of the event: Conference and Contact Exchange with the Hosted Buyers in the One-to-One meetings, lunches during the Workshops (June 24th and 25th) and the official dinner of the event are included. You’ll also receive a database with the contacts and profiles of invited Hosted Buyers and the schedule of the One-to-One meetings.

Two participants are allowed per registration as a Supplier.

 

Yes, everyone registered as a Suppliers will participate in the One-to-One meetings.

You can register on the event’s official website, in its specific segment:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/apply-here/exhibitors

When registering as an Exhibitor you’ll have access to the whole program of the event: (1 or 2 participants, maximum), 1 participant for the table (without One-to-One meetings), an exhibitor’s desk, 3 chairs, possibility of roll up placement (maximum dimension approx. 2m x 1,20m), possibility of distribution of advertising flyer in each participant folder,  lunches during the workshops (June 24th and 25th) plus the Official dinner of the event and a database with the contacts and profiles of invited Hosted Buyers with the schedule of the One-to-One meetings.

 

 

One registration as Exhibitor allows up to three participants.

No. Only two participants will be allowed to take part in the One-to-One Meetings. The participant with no access to meetings can only attend the conference and supervise the Exhibitor’s table.

The payment must be done within 48 hours, after receiving an automatic email sent by the organization with all the relevant information concerning the participation in the event.

As soon as the payment is validated by the organization, you'll be sent an invoice.

 

  • ·          If your company / enterprise is registered under the European Union legislation, you need to make sure that it is inserted in the European Commission, so that the VAT can be validated.

http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/?locale=pt

  • ·          If your company/ enterprise is not part of the European Union, you won't be asked to pay the VAT.

If your company/ enterprise needs an official invoice you should contact us directly on the email info@iwrt.pt

Yes, as an ACISO associated you will benefit from a €30,00 discount over the amount before VAT, for each type of registration.

No, the Organisation of IX IWRT 2021 doesn't assure accommodation or transportation for the Suppliers and/or Exhibitors.

You can register for the event on our official website, in its specific segment:

https://www.iwrt.pt/en/apply-here/hosted-buyers

Yes, you can register for the event and the Organization of IX IWRT 2021 will determine if your participation is adequate as a Hosted Buyer.

When registering as a Hosted Buyer you will have access to the whole program of the event: Conference, Contact Exchange with the Suppliers and Exhibitors in the One-to-One meetings. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the Pre and Post – Tours organized by the Municipality of Ourém and by the Regional Tourism Promotion Agencies. 

 

 

Each registration allows only one participant as Hosted Buyer. Registration is personal and non-transferable.

Yes, this participation is mandatory. If the Hosted Buyer is absent from these meetings, s/he won't be allowed to take part in any other future events planned by this organization.

The organization will provide your flight to Portugal and transfer to Fátima. In Fátima you will have right to accommodation and meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the hotel or during the social program.

After the event in Fátima, the Hosted Buyers will have access to pre and post-tours (transfers, accommodation, visits, breakfast, lunch and dinner included). 

The travel insurance is not included, each Hosted Buyer must have one before the journey.

Everything that is not specifically indicated in the program or that isn't accepted by the organization, such as stays extensions, consumption of minibar and extras in hotels nor personal purchases.

The organization will not purchase any travel insurance for any segment, whether concerning the stay in Fátima, the pre and post-tours organized by the various entities. Therefore, we strongly recommend the purchase of insurance before traveling.

The organization will not purchase any travel insurance for any segment, whether concerning the stay in Fátima, the pre or post-tours organized by the various entities. Therefore we strongly recommend the purchase of insurance before traveling.

Don't worry, the Organization will send you an email with all the steps for you to do it.

Great, thank you! Send us an email to info@iwrt.pt and we will keep in touch with you.