The Festival of Experiential Tourism


Travel Experience Festival is the Special Event of Bitesp 2020; it’s opened to the public and designed to promote the experiential tourism offers of the territories: culture, traditions, folklore, events, typical products, food and wine, handicraft products, sporting activities, nature, outdoor tourism, wellness, itineraries, paths, rural tourism, etc.

The Festival is a tailor-made event organized both for regional and local tourism promotion and individual operators, to show the different experiences, offered to tourists to, the general public, aimed to promote territories and tourist packages. It’s an engaging party full of events and colors, from food and wine specialties, to folklore festivals, dances, songs, itineraries, sport activities, etc.

Travel Experience Festival means also comparison and discovery of other countries those make the territorial identity and authentic experience of their tourist offer, the strategic key to stand out and promote themselves.

This will be a privileged stage where exhibitors can introduce their territories and give to visitors the opportunity to discover the places, culture, traditions and flavors of the Belpaese, through the promotion of their Art Cities tourist offers, ancient villages, sea, mountains, wellness, itineraries, etc.

The Festival is an important opportunity to promote the “travel experience” of territories full of tourist and cultural opportunities and typical agri-food and craft products that make them even more interesting and that contribute to make tourists experience unique and authentic.

Experiential Video Contest


On occasion of Travel Experience Festival, a Video Contest has been organized, aimed to promote the operators experiential videos those show the different tourist experiences of their proposals.

The videos those present the most exciting and engaging experiences, will participate to the contest to win the Travel Experience Awards.

Thanks to the spread of videos on social networks, the event will offer a great visibility and a great communicative impact to the participating operators.

How to participate in the Travel Experience Awards


The star attraction of this video contest will be the videos of tour operators and tourists / travelers web users whose, through a free voting system on social channels, will vote for the most exciting and engaging tourist experiences.

All experiential tour operators can participate to the event, they just have to offer an experiential promotional video (Mp4), lasting no more than 2 minutes.

All the videos that we will receive from 20 of September to 20 of November 2020 will be shared on Youtube, Facebook, and can be free voted by web users with likes and shares until 19 of November.

Based on likes and shares obtained on social channels, the three most voted experiential videos will receive the Travel Experience Awards that will be awarded during Bitesp.

Thanks to its format, Travel Experience Festival represents an extraordinary opportunity for promotional-marketing of the experiential tourist product, able to provide great visibility to the participating operators.