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the third "edition" of theALPS, the specialist trans-Alpine event for the tourist trade, was for the first time being held in the French tourist region of Rhône-Alpes. More than 300 leading desicion-makers in European Alpine tourism came together in the Majestic Congress Center of Chamonix Mont-Blanc. Thereunder about 150 committed tourism providers from the six AlpNet-Partner regions, 100 of their international sales partners from 32 nations as well as international media representatives.
The key elements in this innovative event, namely theALPS Symposium, theALPS Award and theALPS Trading Room, gave those participating once more a multi-purpose platform for making new sales contacts, strengthening corporate networks, exchanging information and adopting new ideas. It's all about further developing and boosting sustainable Alpine tourism together as the number of global travel destinations continues to grow.
Rhône-Alpes Tourisme was taking on the role of host and organiser for 2013. The event was being held in close co-operation with the AlpNet support association, i.e. the current leading Alpine tourist regions, Grisons, Rhône-Alpes, South Tyrol, Tyrol, Trentino and Valais.