Romania will participate in the International Tourism Fair in Berlin, held between March 9 - 13 this year, with 50 exhibitors - tour operators, travel agencies, hotels, associations and airline companies. Stays at the sea-side and in the mountains, travel circuits, cultural circuits, both for individual tourists and for groups, active and adventure tourism, cyclotourism, caravan tours, nature tourism, agrotourism, speleotourism, health and balneary tourism and city tours will be presented. Romania's stand lays on a 611 sqm area.
At Romania's stand, Romanian wines and plum brandy from the Satu Mare area (north-western Romania) will be tasted. Romanian folk music and dances and classical music mini-shows will be performed every day. Craftspeople will also be present to emphasize the Romanian traditional crafts. A specific 'Romanian Night' from the Bucovina area (north-eastern Romania) will be organized on Wednesday, with gastronomic specialties.
The first fair took place in 1966 and Romania first participated in this event in 1970. With over 11,000 exhibitors from 180 countries, the International Tourism Fair in Berlin is regarded as the largest event of this kind in the world.