The Asociación de Desenvolvemento Rural Terra de Pontevedra Norte -GDR has just joined the Integrated System of Tourism Quality in Destinations (Sicted), the system promoted by the Secretariat of State for Tourism (SET), with support from the Femp, with the aim of promoting quality tourist destinations. Deza-Tabeirós joins Ferrol and Guitiriz, Turismo Rías Baixas and Sanxenxo and Baiona as tourist quality destinations with the SICTED label. The Deza-Tabeirós platform, which covers the municipalities of Silleda, Lalín, Rodeiro, Dozón, Vila de Cruces, Agolada, A Estrada and Forcarei, started with 48 companies recognized within the seal. The president of the Association and to the calde de Rodeiro, Luis Lopez, presented the adhesion as “a tool of vital importance for the territory” while the technician of the association, Ramiro Rubial, highlighted the bet that supposes by the global quality of the tourist destination for this territory and the individual initiative of the companies that have bet for the seal of quality. Currently the destination has 48 member companies, most of them from Silleda, which include restaurants, hotels, bars, clothing or footwear stores and taxis. The first to join the Sicted are from 2005 and specifically Casa Cacheiro de Lamela, in Silleda, Casa San Gines in Ferreirós, in Cruces, and Casa do Patrón in Codeseda, Lalín.
Currently, the SICTED, whose access is free of charge, after complying with the commitments acquired, groups together 190 destinations and more than 9000 companies. Distinctions that are not definitive, but require renewal and improvement from time to time. The president of the Terra de Pontevedra Norte Rural Development Association, Luis López, and the technician Ramiro Ruibal, also presented -and began to distribute them to the councils and integrated associations- the new maps of this tourist destination that make up the six councils of Deza and A Estrada y Forcarei, of Tabeirós-Montes. At the same time, the ponorte. com website was activated, which collects the same information from the maps and also divides it into several categories, such as natural spaces, religious and civil architecture, gastronomy, activities and information, among others. This approximation of the unified offer to the Network is still pending to be delivered with systems already essential for mobile phones such as Apps.