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The president of the Xunta made his speech on the Day of Galicia in Fitur

After reviewing a year full of records in the arrival of tourists to Galicia, with 4.7 million travelers in the first 11 months and with a rise in the weight of foreign tourism, the president of the Xunta, Alberto Núñez Feijoo advanced some Of the guidelines that will support the next Strategic Tourism Plan 2017-2020, a plan that announced that soon will be presented and that is agreed with the sector through the Cluster of Tourism of Galicia. An initiative resulting from the collaboration with the sector that will mark the lines to consolidate Galicia as an international destination and to continue reinforcing the weight of tourism in the GDP of the community, which has increased in recent years to account for 11% of the total .

The combination of tradition and modernity, pure nature, heritage, rural and urban conjugation and the Camino de Santiago make Galicia a place to visit and to return to. “Galicia is able to offer diverse experiences and always guaranteeing the commitment of the quality, as it accredits the 281 establishments that in 2016 obtained the Q of quality”, explained the president of the Xunta, who emphasized that the tourism is the privileged one Window with which we look at the world. Every pilgrim, every tourist, becomes an improvised ambassador of Galicia, he explained.

The Way of Saint James being the most well-known sign of identity – in which he announced that there will be a special program to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the declaration of Santiago de Compostela as the first European cultural itinerary – the regional official also stressed the importance of Gastronomy, nature or thermalism. To respect, he stressed that to take advantage of the beauty of the landscape will launch initiatives such as the network of viewpoints of Galicia or the Routes and paths of Galicia, And the website Galicia Natural y Única, also presented in Fitur, contains all the information of the Network of natural parks in the Community.

The regional official said that Galicia has been the goal of many travelers for centuries “and we will continue to work so that it remains a meeting point between cultures, languages ​​and, ultimately, people, not only in Europe but around the world,” he said. Said, emphasizing that the Camino is not only a route capable of marking our geography, but also our character.

Monday January 23rd, 2017

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Thursday January 19th, 2017

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Thursday January 19th, 2017

The presentation of Termatalia Fitur supposes the launch of the promotion of the new edition that this year returns to Ourense The International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Welfare returns to Europe and will be held in Ourense (Galicia-Spain) on 20 and 21 September 2017 The presentation of Termatalia FITUR has meant the start of the international promotion of Termatalia 2017 that in this new edition returns to Ourense become the forum and point of convergence of the agents who work in the development of the world-wide thermalism. The good results of the business actions of the 2016 edition of Mexico have contributed to reinforce the main asset of the fair, which is the relational capital generated and in which are integrated the main sectoral associations of countries in Europe and America Latina who collaborate and actively participate in it. In the presentation the organizers of the fair were clothed by representatives of the public and private organizations that have contributed to position it as a global brand of thermalism, among which were not lacking the director of Tourism of Galicia, Nava Castro, nor the deputy director Of Turespaña, Rafael Chamorro, who emphasized the work of international diffusion that realizes this fair. Also intervened in this the president of Spas of Spain and ICTE, Miguel Mirones; The Deputy Minister of Tourism of Venezuela, Ali Padrón; The president of Tourism Porto and North, Melchior Moreira; The president of the Spanish Confederation of Travel Agencies (CEAV), Rafael Gallego; The president of the Cluster of Tourism of Galicia, Francisco González; The mayor of Ourense, Jesús Vázquez and the vice president of the Provincial Council of Ourense, Rosendo Fernández. They were also accompanied by the President of FEHGRA Argentina, Graciela Fresno, the President of Spas of Galicia, Antonio Garaloces, the Terriotrial delegate of the Xunta de Galicia, Marisol Díaz, and representatives of Procolombia. The presentation of the next edition was carried out by the director of Termataliam Alejandro Rubín, who highlighted the great values of the fair that position it worldwide: “relational capital, knowledge and business.” Development of the fair The 17th edition of this event will be held on 20 and 21 September and will bring together professionals from more than 25 countries. Having consolidated its role as a thermal bridge between Europe and Latin America, Termatalia goes one step further and broadens its scope of action by incorporating the markets of the Middle East and Asia Pacific. This means a network of 26 branches in 54 countries on 4 continents, which contributes to generate new opportunities among the agents integrated in the strategic network of Termatalia, which is highly specialized in this niche market.

The International Fair of Thermal Tourism, Health and Welfare returns to Europe and will be held in Ourense (Galicia-Spain) on 20 and 21 September 2017 The […]
Wednesday January 18th, 2017

Xantar, gastronomic showcase to discover Ourense

The international fair was presented in Fitur with a large institutional representation both Galician and international The 18th edition of Xantar, to be held in Ourense […]