Those of us who live the Camino de Santiago we are in luck, because in this Holy Year 2021 returns Fairwaythe meeting place for all of us who work and enjoy the First European Cultural Itinerary.

After almost two years since the last edition, between the 7th and the 9th of November this IV Forum of the Camino de Santiago will be held in the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Santiago.will take place at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela. A unique opportunity for professionals and the general public to meet, which will with a look into the future, will serve to know which Road and what kind of Tourism we want to have..

The direction of Fairway 2021

The 2021 edition

Fairway 2021 will be divided into four main sections: the congress, the exhibition fair, a workshop and a training area at the Fairway Academy.. Sunday 7th will be the open day for the general public, while Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th will be reserved for professionals, who will be able to register here. We, of course, have already done so.

As a great novelty, it is worth mentioning that the Fairway this year’s Fairway is one of the first hybrid events, i.e., it will have both on-site and online versions, it will have a classroom and online versionThis will facilitate the participation of those who are unable to attend. In addition, this online version will be available from 5 November.

Fairway 2021 Stands

A vast program with a single goal

The programme of this edition, which you can consult in its official website will offer conferences, round tables, meeting places for companies, colloquiums, workshops, round tables, etc. At the stands we will find companies, products and services related to the Camino de SantiagoThe presence of the Autonomous Communities through which the different Jacobean routes pass.

On the other hand, the professionals and the general public will be able to enjoy a variety of various recreational activities, such as the new routeThe new route “I Camino” between the Plaza del Obradoiro and the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones, various “escape rooms”, “mindfulness” workshops, restaurant service in the Gastroway, etc.

Activities at Fairway 2021

Of course, the ultimate goal of the fair is to be the main tourist showcase of the Camino de Santiago.After the previous editions, this fair is consolidating and is attracting more and more interest.

A sustainable future for the Camino de Santiago

With the collaboration of the Xunta de Galicia, the Xacobeo 2021-2022, the Diputación de A Coruña and the City Council of Santiago de Compostela.The organization of this fair is in charge of the event agencies Trevisani, Viloria and Mr. Viloria. Tourism. The head of Trevisani, Ana Trevisani, emphasizes that “.Fairway is a lucky all with all“where there is room for professionals and the general public. For his part, Manuel Oreiro, from Viloria, points out that this year we are dedicating the programme to sustainabilityand precisely what we want Fairway to do is to serve as a turning point for us to see what kind of Camino and what kind of tourism we want to have. and what kind of tourism we want to have”.

“Galicia has a greater responsibility with the Camino than the rest of the regions. We could be a world example of how we manage the route”.

In relation to destination management, Tono Mugico from Mr. Mugico’s Mr. Mugico Tourism, points out that the future of the Camino de Santiago must have the mission of “attracting quality tourists with a tourist expenditure and, if possible, more spread over time.”. Sustainability is the present and the future, and Mugico adds that “the Spanish State, together with smart tourist destinations, has launched a very ambitious program, which speaks of governance, digitization, sustainable transport and making inclusive tourism policies to improve and offer higher quality services”.

Fairway 2021 and the future of the Camino de Santiago