Villages and exhibition areas

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Villages

Exhibition areas

Destination France

France remains the most visited country in the world.

Destination France is a vibrant and patriotic space dedicated to the wealth of tourism on offer in our beautiful country. The aim is to give the French market a prominent place and visibility. With regional tourist offices, local and regional tourism committees, destination management companies, accommodation providers, group operators, and more, this area is home to French tourism professionals from across all market segments (Leisure, Business, MICE and Group).

Tour Operators Village

The Tour Operators Village brings together the profession in a central space with a bar for business and personal meetings. Cocktail dinners and networking events are organised by exhibitors during the trade show to welcome visitors, especially travel agencies.

 

 

Cruise Village

The cruise market is booming and new companies are emerging.

The Cruise Village makes it easy for you to identify the players in this sector. In an authentic setting, experts from the world of sea and river cruising present their varied offers.

From the most prestigious companies to the most intimate, you'll find another way to travel for your customers. Experience on boats their remarkable services.

Start-Up Village

The Start-Up Village is THE hub dedicated to innovation and the future of tourism.

This hub has a co-working space to encourage meetings. Over 20 start-ups and innovative companies attend each year. Companies exhibiting in the Start-Up Village can take part in the Start-up Contest which rewards the most innovative solutions. The grand finale takes place live at each trade show.

Companies exhibiting in the Start-Up Village can take part in the Start-Up Contest. That contest rewards the most innovative solutions. The final will be held on Tuesday, September 17th at the trade show.

Parks Village

Theme parks are exhibiting and presenting their wide range of offers and services.

With the diversification of their services, all sectors of the industry are involved: leisure travel, business travel, MICE and group tourism.

Tech Zone

With the Tech Zone bringing together all digital and innovation players.

IFTM Top Resa is positioning itself as a showcase for technological developments in the tourism market - all the innovative technological players are gathered in one place! This zone also features a wide range of technology-related events and conference sessions, including the Start-Up Contest.

The Startup Contest final will be held on Tuesday, September 17th.

Influencers Village

The Influencers Villagebrings together a selection of influencers chosen for their professionalism, reputation and specific characteristics.

The Influencers Village is a lively place featuring networking cocktails throughout the trade show. Since 2023, conference sessions have been held on the theme of content creation hosted by a selection of influencers.

Mountain Village

Popular in winter and summer alike, the mountains appeal to French and international travellers alike. Discover all the riches the mountains have to offer.

As part of Destination France, the Mountain Village brings together accommodation providers, restaurateurs, ski areas and ski resorts to offer visitors a host of quality activities and services.

Business Travel

The Business Club brings together professional and business travel operators, such as major travel agency networks, airlines, TMCs (Travel Management Companies), hotel chains and car rental companies.

AFTM, an official trade show partner, will be hosting a programme of workshops in the central Business Club area. Suppliers, buyers and travel managers are encouraged to meet thanks to the quality of the exhibitors, the richness of the Business programme and the laid-back design of the space.

Networks Village

The Distribution Networks Village includes the largest French distribution networks that encourage their staff to discover new products and partners, and to improve their expertise by taking part in dedicated events.

This village enjoys a central position at the trade show, right next to the Tour Operators Village.

Coach Operators' Village 

This area will showcase French coach and group operators, responding to growing demand from the sector for these offers.

The Village is being set up in partnership with the FNTV, the French National Passenger Transport Federation.