The Provincial Council of A Coruña has made public the program of subsidies addressed to management bodies, associations, associations and tourist associations for the improvement of quality and competitiveness, as well as the realization of tourist activities during the year 2017 in which it is granted A total of 560,000 euros destined to eight entities of the whole province for the promotion of quality tourism and the professionalization and modernization of the tourism sector.
Ferrolterra is the one that obtains more funds, 180,000 euros that are distributed between theCommonwealth of the Region of Ferrol, that receives 100,000 euros to elaborate a plan of promotion of the Rías Altas through diverse events and the creation of bonuses of experiences, And the Joint Tourism Society of Ferrol, which was granted 80,000 euros to promote routes such as the Girls of Canido or the English Way and improve the technical management of the entity.
In the region of Barbanza were three tourist bodies that requested the aid of the Diputación: the Rural Development Association of the Ria de Muros-Noia received 40,000 euros to conduct courses for tourism professionals and develop the program “Experience Ría de Muros- Noia “, which includes gastronomic, cultural and sports activities. The Socio-Cultural Association Agua y Sal will use the 20,000 euros contributed by the Diputación to acquire promotional material and carry out guided tours in the surroundings of Muros. Finally, the Commonwealth of the Ría de Arousa-Zona Norte, which has a provincial contribution of 60,000 euros, will finance participation in international fairs such as ITB Berlin, WTM London or the Paris Boat Show, as well as the organization of tourist events In the area and improving technical management.
On the other hand, Local Information and Communication (INCOLSA) will also have a provincial contribution of 120,000 euros to carry out actions such as the Santiago (e) tapas event, develop a tourist application and carry out new activities around popular music and traditions In the xeodestino of the Lands of Santiago.
A contribution of the same economic amount was also granted to the Tourism and Congress Consortium of A Coruña, to carry out activities in the area of Las Mariñas, such as Picadillo and Bocata Gourmet gastronomic events or the 1st Urbán Tourism Conference.
In the case of Costa da Morte, the Diputación will contribute, with a contribution of 20,000 euros, to the development of the program “El Encaje en el Camino”, which is commissioned by the Entrepreneurs and Tourism Promotion Association of Camariñas. This program includes an exhibition at Faro Vilán, a route from this Camariñas to Santiago de Compostela and a celebration of the day of Camariñas on July 25, consisting of a recreation of the legend about the origin of the Lace.