The tourism agency would double the number of international congresses

By: Trademagazin Date: 2023. 01. 31. 10:01

The goal of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ), which carries out sectoral management tasks related to conference tourism, is to double the number of international congresses in Hungary by 2030, to stimulate the income from large corporate trips and the turnover of corporate events, MTÜ announced to MTI on Tuesday.

In the announcement, they reminded that the agency took over the tasks of the Congress Office from the end of the year. Professional tourism (MICE, i.e. Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions), of which large international federal conferences, congresses and reward trips are a significant part, plays a prominent role in the life of the domestic tourism sector, as their participants spend nearly 30 they generate a percentage of additional income. From now on, the fact that business travelers often return later as individuals and with their families increases their importance, thus multiplying the business result, they wrote.

The congresses also have an impact on the entire Hungarian economy, as they also promote the development of important industrial areas, such as the general infrastructure and financial investment sector or the promotion of knowledge. In order to increase all these available benefits and results, the MTÜ will continue to encourage this branch of professional tourism, building on the leisure and corporate tourism management experience gained so far – they added.


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