The International Caravanning Exhibition in Barcelona closed this Sunday after 10 days of activity, in which it is estimated that more than 60,000 people have visited the show, which is reaffirmed as “the leading event and main driver” of the sector in Spain .
In a statement on Sunday, Fira Barcelona explained that “the good time caravanning lives has been reflected in this edition”, and according to the main exhibitors there has been a significant increase in sales compared to the previous edition.
The president of the International Caravanning Show, Ramon Nuez, was satisfied and said that “the good time the sector is living has been transferred to the show with a very varied offer by the exhibitors, who have managed to attract the attention of visitors with clear intention to buy “.
For his part, the director of the room, Josep Antoni Llopart, has defended that “this year’s edition has been the best in its history, with more companies, more exhibition space, new sectors represented and more visitors.”
Exhibitors have indicated that during the 10 days of the event have closed or have begun commercial operations that, once sealed, will “a large part of the sales planned for the entire year, which strengthens its status as leading event in Spain ”
The exhibitors have also positively assessed the increase in visitors from all over Spain, especially thanks to the coincidence with the Pilar bridge, and that the show has lengthened one more day.
As for the models most in demand, highlights the mid-range specimens, especially motorhomes and campers (adapted vans with space for beds, kitchen and toilet), with prices ranging between 40,000 and 70,000 euros.
However, luxury vehicles, some with prices that exceed 350,000 euros, “have captured much of the views of visitors,” as well as the 4×4 models of the Barcelona Overland area, and proposals for high-end stores the Glamping zone.
The International Caravanning Exhibition has been confirmed as an event “eminently family-oriented and of great interest to the young public” and has also received the gastronomic proposals of the Gastrovaning area; the playful space for the youngest of the house, Caravaning Kids, and the Travelvaning area where traveling experiences have been shared with experts and bloggers.
The 33rd edition of the fair has also been the scene of the presentation of the report of the Spanish Association of the Industry and Commerce of Caravaning, which has revealed that the caravanning could grow 30% annually in the next 5 years.
In fact, from September 2017 to October this year, motorhome registrations have grown by 28.2% compared to the same period between 2016 and 2017, so the report also details that the camper user’s average expense to the Time to buy a vehicle is over € 43,000.