Hungexpo Travel Fair @ Budapest – 2019

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It is up to you … Travel around in Hungary and/or around the World!

 Hungexpo Travel Fair from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

District, X., 10. Albertirsai Rd.

Hungexpo by now has grown up as an adult considering it has been organizing Local and International Fairs for over 40 years  having the Travel Fair as one of the most popular events.

This week-end needn’t have to drive, neither catch a train, nor reserve a seat on the air plan to visit local and international sights just need to visit the Hungexpo Travel Fair. On the spot several exhibitions such as: the Travel Fair, the Budapest Boat Show, the Africa Expo and Fair, the Caravan Show is all on the venue at the visitors fingertips. The international  participants of 300 exhibitors from 30 countries attending as well.

Between February, 21-24, 2019 at the Hungexpo Travel Fair focus on gaining fun experience, establishing personal connections and information for visitors. Wide range of foreign destinations, Hungarian tourism regions and travel-related service companies representatives are present to offer personally guides, information on destinations and highlight holiday resorts, accommodation facilities and at the same time the visitors receive answers to their questions.

This year the foreign guest of honour is Algeria showcasing the country’s multitude of interesting famous sights. The country to the Hungarians  is a kinda white sheet not  too familiar by many. Guiding information available on the spot.

This year’s local guests of honour is  from southern Hungarian county of Bács-Kiskun county and its seat Kecskemét, and are present with 28 municipalities and 6 organizations to introduce their colorful region in highlighting local health, wine and gastro tourism. The area is rich in healing thermal waters, and their special culinary upon the county’s traditions. Kecskemét is one of the most dynamically developing cities in the country, where business tourism is significant due to the car factory and many conferences. It opens the Kecskemét airport for civilian use after two years. The slogan of the county “Bács-Kiskun makes you happy”. The county has the most thermal baths and spa facilities in Hungary, and is the largest cellar village in Europe, with its 1200 cellars. They also brought tasting from their hungaricums. Find out more at their stand.

The Day1 was the professional day and official opening. The representatives in brief talked about the following three days programs, local and foreigner exhibitors and about Budapest which this year is officially the European Capital of Sport. It was also mentioned that throughout 2019 Budapest will host over 365 sports events, including community, national, regional, and international competitions.

Throughout the fair is organized a forum for international and domestic B2B meetings, tourism-related presentations and workshops. The featured theme of 2019 will be sport tourism.

At  India exhibitor area the visitors  are called to stop by Incredible India, at least here in Hungary, look around, tastefully furnished exhibition space calling and receive information along where culture echoes, tradition speaks, beauty enthrall and diversity delights. A land of vivid landscapes, magnificent historical sites, royal cities, misty mountain retreats, festivities throughout the year and much more. A kaleidoscope of traditions, rich culture and vibrant geographies, India speaks for itself as a soul-stirring journey that must be visited at least once in the lifetime.

The slogan goes “Dominika has it all” …  adventure culture, leisure, swim with whales… A real Caribbean country. A place for architecture and history lovers by visiting venues such as:  historic Spanish fortress was built to protect Puerto Plata from the British and the Dutch, as well as French pirates back in the 1500s and many more to explore.Indonesia never sleeps … has more 485 ethnic groups living in the land of beauty among the exciting seas, waiting visitors to explore and feel its warm hospitality. It is a country of thousand islands with variety of culture and traditions. A lot of information awaits the visitors. Daily have culture programs with dancers as well.

Day2 and Day3 visitors may stroll around and make their plans  to visit  sights-and-sounds around the Globe may it be  Spring, Summer, Fall and/or even Winter.

The Travel Fair’s co-event is the Budapest Boat Show which has been for over 28 years. It is Hungary’s largest land port, sailing and water sports exhibition,  where the entire range of Hungarian sailing, motor and electric boats  can be viewed.

At the Caravan Travel Ltd. there is also opportunity to buy supplies and accessories and receive information about camping service from the providers.

Throughout the 3 days local and foreigner exhibitors are coming up with entertainment programs  to entertain the visitors.

Update and snaps Aggie Reiter

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