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IFTM Daily • Thursday 7 st November 2013

NEWS :: ACTUALITÉS 3 IFTM Top Resa Helps Industry Navigate Rough Times Thomas Desplanques Director of IFTM Top Resa trade show :::: Directeur du salon IFTM Top Resa The 35 th edition of IFTM Top Resa has been a success despite a difficult economic environment. The number of professionals grew by 2.4% - almost achieving the 30,000 mark (29,480 exactly). Hall 7.2 hosted IFTM Top Resa 2013 over an area of 27,000 sqm. Almost 1,200 brands, were distributed via 348 stands; an increase of 10% from the previous edition. Of the 160 destinations present this year, 11 were also new: Cape Verde, Belarus, Ethiopia, Goa, Haiti, Libya, Panama, Puglia, Norway, Mauritania and Mongolia. 60 tour operators were present, among which 22 as well as the SETO were grouped within the TO village. The Networking Village, meanwhile, hosted five major distribution brands, including a new network, Prêt à Partir, which rubbed shoulders with the more familiar brands such as the TUI Group (Marmara-Nouvelles Frontières), Selectour AFAT, Carrefour Voyages and the CEDIV. The Business Club consisted of specialists in Business Travel, including 50% new exhibitors such as Eva Air, Europcar, Choice Hotels, CIBT Visa, Emirates, Galiléo Travelport, Hcorpo, I Albatros, Logis International, Presence24, and Teldar. La 35 ème édition d'IFTM Top Resa a été un succès malgré un contexte économique difficile. Le nombre de professionnels s’est accru de 2,4%, pour flirter avec les 30 000 entrées (29 480 exactement). Le Pavillon 7.2. accueillait l’édition 2013 d'IFTM Top Resa sur une The fair also hosted many personalities: 18 Ministers and Deputy Ministers, the former footballer of New Caledonian origin, Christian Karambeu, without forgetting Sophie Jovillard, presenter on France 5 of the magazine “Echappées Belles” and a charming ambassador of the show. It was with her complicity, as President of the Jury of the Travel Agents Cup, that the best travel agent was elected. :::::: IFTM Top Resa aide l'industrie à traverser cette période compliquée superficie de 27 000 m 2 . Près de 1 200 marques, réparties sur 348 stands, avaient répondu présent, ce qui représente une hausse de 10% par rapport à l’édition précédente. Sur les 160 destinations présentes cette année, 11 étaient d’ailleurs nouvelles : Exhibitor breakdown by sector :: Répartition des exposants par secteur d’activité 12% 12% Tour operators, DMCs DMCs and and group group tour operators tour operators Tours opérateurs, réceptifs et groupistes et groupistes étrangers étrangers 1.5% 2.5% 1.5% 2.5% Hotels, restaurants Hôteliers, restaurateurs Hôteliers, restaurateurs 7% 7% 35% 35% Outbound destinations Destinations Outbound étrangères destinations Destinations étrangères 11.5% 11.5% 12,5% 12,5% 18% 18% Carriers (air – rail – car hire – ferry – river) Transporteurs Carriers (air (Compagnies – rail – car hire aériennes- – ferry – Rail river) – Location de voitures – Ferries- Fluvial) Transporteurs (Compagnies aériennes- Rail – Location de voitures – Ferries- Fluvial) French tour operators Tour-opérateurs français French tour operators Tour-opérateurs français Associations Associations Associations Cruise Associations operators Croisiéristes Cruise operators Croisiéristes Other (technology companies, media, other carriers, networks, etc.) Autres exposants Other (technology companies, media, other carriers, networks, etc.) Autres exposants IFTM Daily is a CLEVERDIS Publication - 65 avenue Jules Cantini - Tour Méditerranée – 13006 Marseille, France • Tel: + 33 442 77 46 00 • Fax: + 33 442 77 46 01 • SARL capitalised at e128,250 • VAT FR 95413604471 • RCS Marseille 413 604 471 • • • • • Publisher: Gérard Lefebvre • Managing Director: Jean-François Pieri • Publishing Director: Jean-Guy Bienfait • Project Manager: Sophie Layer • Editor-in-Chief: Richard Barnes • Editorial team: Calypso Barnes, Luc Citrinot, Nelly Rioux, Gary Smith • Photographer: David Nivière • Art Director: Hélène Beunat • Design & Page Setting: Valentina Russo • Webmaster: Benjamin Ras • With the participation of: Bettina Badon, Mario Kapp, Veronika Meier, Uta Morawietz, Marjorie Sanch. 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