Participation type

Hosted Buyers


We would like to inform you that, due to the limited number of participants, registration is now closed for this type of participation.
Should you require any further information, please contact us at or 913103271.
Thank you for your understanding.

Who is it for

Foreign tour operators with outgoing operations specialising in religious tourism, invited by the Organisation. Their participation includes the conference, One-to-One meetings and a programme of tours (optional) to familiarise them with the national tourism offer (fam-trips).

How to participate?

Tour operators validated by the IWRT Organization can participate as Hosted Buyers. If not selected as a Hosted Buyer, you can still participate as a Buyer, assuming the costs and arrangements related to your flights.

See the conditions in "Terms and Conditions" HERE or consult the regulations HERE

Contact Exchange / One-to-One Meetings

  • Participation in the IWRT as Hosted Buyers implies the obligation to attend the pre-scheduled One-to-One meetings on the afternoon of the 22nd and during the 23rd of February 2024;
  • All meetings on 22nd and 23rd of February will be held in person;
  • Each meeting will last 15 minutes. This time must be respected by all Hosted Buyers, Buyers and Suppliers/Exhibitors. It is not permitted to extend the meeting time.

Workshop of Jewish Heritage in Guarda

As in previous editions of the IWRT, part of the Workshop is on Jewish Heritage Tourism and will be organized by Municipality of Guarda (Camara Municipal da Guarda) starting on the evening of February 23rd with the Welcome Dinner. The day of 24th begins with a morning Workshop with meetings followed by a Networking Lunch at the Teatro Municipal da Guarda. The program for the Jewish Heritage segment will end on the 25th after lunch.

If you work in this segment or intend to do so, you can participate in this event by selecting this option, available on the registration form.

Participation in Lisbon International Tourism Fair - BTL

We are pleased to announce that once again, there is an opportunity to join and take part in the Lisbon International Tourism Fair - BTL, which is held on February 28th in Lisbon.
If you are interested in participating, please select this option on the registration form.

In case of any doubts regarding participation as a Hosted Buyer, please contact us at with the subject IWRT2024 Hosted Buyer.
The organisation will be in touch with you at the earliest convenience. Thank you very much!

Registration Information

Participation as a Hosted Buyer includes:

  • Admission to Conference and complete program;
  • Calendar with pre-scheduled appointments of One-to-One meetings;
  • Database and full profile of Suppliers and Exhibitors;
  • Air transportation, local land transportation when applied, meals during the program, and accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Fatima;
  • Opportunity to participate in the post-tour/fam trip;
  • Kosher food not included in program;
  • Mandatory participation in the One-to-One meetings (Contact Exchange) on February 22nd and 23rd, 2024;

Completing the application form does not guarantee an automatic placement in the Hosted Buyers program. 
The Organization reserves the right to approve the Hosted Buyer. 


Payment of a non-refundable Participation Fee by Hosted Buyer or Buyer after being validated by the Organization:

European* Participants - 50€ + VAT**
Rest of the World Participants - 100€

*by "European" we mean all EU countries and the one that are included in Schengen Area.
**To presented price, VAT at the current legal rate in Portugal (23%) will be added, except for those registered in VIES or in non-EU countries.


The Participation Fee payment is made through the PayPal system. After the validation of the Hosted Buyer or Buyer status by the Organization, an email with payment information via PayPal will be sent. It is not necessary to have a PayPal account to process the Participation Fee payment. Please note that only registrations with completed payment will be considered valid for participation in IWRT2024.

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