The Galicia Tourism Cluster, together with a dozen businessmen specialized in this field, participates in the workshop organized by the Tourism Agency to present the Xacobeo 21-22.
The tourist experiences linked to the Way focused today the workshop, organized by the Galicia Tourism Agency, within the framework of the presentation of the Xacobeo 21-22 in Paris. The Galicia Tourism Cluster participated in the meeting together with representatives of a dozen Galician companies specialized in this field.
The delegation, led by the director of Tourism of Galicia, Nava Castro, accompanied by authorities and representatives of the Spanish Embassy in France; the Consulate; the OET in Paris; the permanent delegation of Spain to Unesco; and the president of the Galicia Tourism Cluste, Cesáreo Pardal, acted as ambassadors of Galicia to more than a hundred professionals including tour operators, journalists and opinion leaders.
After the presentations in Portugal and Italy, France is the third European country where this symbolic act is carried out to value the celebration of this special Xacobeo. In this sense, the president of the Galicia Tourism Cluster, Cesáreo Pardal, said that “the Way is one of the main attractions of Galicia, a sign of global identity that offers many possibilities for those who want to approach the region through one of its most ancient traditions”.
The president of the Tourism Cluster stressed that “that Way that forged our welcoming spirit, is one of the many attractions that Galicia offers”, a destination with as many possibilities as attractions, “beaches, forests, spas, heritage and gastronomy are the mainstays of a tourist offer with unique experiences for the traveller”.
The tourism of the sea, thanks to its 1,500 kilometers of coast with more than 900 beaches and marinas; rural tourism that invites disconnection; thermal tourism, which is among the first in Spain, in addition to tourism for meetings, conventions and congresses and cultural heritage, led by religious architecture, were some of the elements that Cesáreo Pardal highlighted in his speech.
The president of the Galicia Tourism Cluster wanted to highlight that the entity approaches the promotion of Galicia as a tourist destination from the perspective of private-collaboration hand in hand with the Administration, through the Tourism Agency, with the common public objective of consolidating Galicia as an intelligent destination, adapted to the needs of an increasingly digital society; and as a sustainable destination, preserving our spaces and being respectful of local communities.