These are the updated numbers of the first five weeks of activity of FICO Eataly World, the largest agrifood park in the world that opened in Bologna on November 15th 2017. So far FICO can boast over 350 thousand visitors and a turnover of 6.4 million euro, but also 20 courses and tours organized every day, 50 entertainment events and in-depth information, 100 coaches.
At the end of the year, according to Eataly World, FICO is expected to reach a total of 500 thousand visitors and a turnover of 8.5 million euros. The attractions have worked “at full capacity and, from the first weeks, the presence of both visitors from outside the region and foreign tourists was very good”. There are 17,000 business and professional visitors, who took part in initiatives and forums at the convention center and in the classrooms. FICO has also been the destination of about 50 primary and secondary schools from all over Italy, who have followed educational and recreational activities, while over 70 journalists and international tour operators visited Fico after the opening.
Finally, at Christmas time, Fico will offer a calendar of entertainment and popular events, especially for families (winter camp for children, visits to the stars and crops, laboratories with expressive and game activities) and to adults, with tastings and musical performances.