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Fátima, 2012

Religious Tourism: New Audiences, New Challenges - Fátima, 2 November 2012

The first edition of the International Workshop of Religious Tourism - "Religious Tourism: New Audiences, New Challenges" held on November 2, 2012, was a unique moment to gather about 50 tour operators from major tourist markets for Portugal, in the context of the Religious Tourism in Fatima.


Hosted Buyers

Bearing the aims of the event in mind, hosted buyers from major source markets of tourists to Portugal were invited. The following numbers were achieved: 



Country of origin Nº of buyers
Brazil 7
Spain 2
France 1
Ireland 3
Italy 9
Mexico 9
Poland 11
Sweden 2
The United Kingdom 1
The United States 5
Total 50


National trade participants

As for the national trade, there was the presence of 64 companies, including travel agencies, hotels, tour operators, museums and institutional customers from all over the country:

Activity Nº of entities Nº of participants
DMC / AV / TO 22 29
Hotels 32 51
Institutional 8 9
Museum 2 4
Total 64 93
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