The direct contribution of Travel & Tourism to GDP was EUR66.0bn (4.1% of total GDP) in 2014, and is forecast to rise by 1.8% in 2015 of Italy
The accommodation sector accounted for the largest share of domestic tourist expenditure (46.2%) in 2011, followed by retail with 18.3% and foodservice with 16.9%.
Italy ranks as the 12th largest inbound market to the United States and the 4th in the European Union after the U.K., Germany and France.
About MMP forums
MMP forum will take place in Italy 2017. The forums conducted in Warsaw, Kyiv and Almaty gathered over 60 participants and over 300 visitors and Hosted Buyers. Over 1300 meetings took place during the forums. Here is MMP Kyiv 2015 photo gallery
In 2016 MMP Forum was conducted in Tbilisi
The forum format allows the participants to arrange and conduct meetings with thoroughly selected audience. Thematic workshops, seminars, creative programme, presentation of fresh ideas and innovations make communication more effective and help to form necessary business connections. A series of gala dinners for informal conversations with Hosted Buyers also facilitates networking.