2 November/ 2004
to host the 2004 Congress of the Federation of Spanish Journalists
and Travel Writers
The Honduran Institute of Tourismâ€™s Bureau
of Conventions and Visitors has garnered a spot for Honduras as
this yearâ€™s host of the annual congress of the Federation
of Spanish Journalists and Travel Writers (FEPET) Honduras is
only the second Latin American country to host the event, scheduled
for November 21-28.
FEPET was created to promote international tourism and, in keeping
with its mission, will take advantage of the congress to promote
the tourist attractions of Honduras. Coverage of the event will
be widespread in Europe. It will also be featured in tourism magazines
that circulate worldwide.
The Federation is a part of the larger International Federation
of Journalists and Travel Writers, which is a member of UNESCO.
Its membership includes more than a thousand of journalists and
travel writers living and working in Spain. The members themselves
are grouped into smaller associations located throughout the country,
specifically in Alicante, Andalucía, Aragón, Asturias,
Baleares, the Basque country Cantabria, Castilla y León,
Castilla - La Mancha, Cataluña, Extremadura, Madrid, and
Members come from all branches of the journalism industry, including
daily newspapers, tourism magazines and supplements, specialized
and generalized publications, electronic journals, radio and television,
video producers, conferences, freelancers, authors, tour guides
and professors giving tourism and tourism advertising courses.