Galician companies participate this week in the ASTA Global Convention organized by the Association of American Travel Agencies that is being held in the city of Miami. Hand in hand with the Galician Tourism Cluster and within the space reserved for Turespaña, the tour operators Rutas Magas, Pilgrim, Galiwonders, SimplyTravel Galicia, Interrías and Eatour Specialist held work meetings and professional appointments to promote the Galician destination in the American buyer and strengthen tourist ties between them, also thinking about the opportunities of Xacobeo 2021.
Galicia is present this year for the first time in the ASTA Global Convention, which is attended by more than 1,200 participants and where staff of the Xunta and members of the Galician tourism sector gave a training course on the destination Galicia to more than 150 agents.
The U.S. is already the third international market from which more travelers come, behind Portugal and Germany. Last year more than 110,000 tourists from the USA chose Galicia and so far this year tourism demand in this country is growing at a rate of 20%.