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As part of the international promotion of Tourism in Galicia, the Portuguese market was the subject of two actions, one at the Mundo Abreu fair held in Lisbon and the other in collaboration with Turespaña in the cities of Oporto, Aveiro and Cascais. This promotion was already held in Oporto and will be completed during the rest of the month of March in shopping malls in the other two cities where the tourism department of the Xunta has the opportunity to contact visitors and promote the supply and tourism products of Galicia.
In addition, the Galician tourism offer was also presented in Lisbon, as part of the Mundo Abreu fair, a tourism event organised by the tour operator Viajes Abreu in which the company’s agents and several invited tourist destinations, including Galicia, participate. Viajes Abreu is the main tour operator in Portugal and every year it organises a fair to present the company’s new products and services and some tourist destinations have the opportunity to present their offer to the public at the event.
In this fair, many of the visitors usually buy their holidays attracted by the offers and discounts that are presented at the event. Galicia was present with an area open to the public through which the Galician tourist offer was disseminated, emphasizing the possibilities for this spring and next summer.
First international market for Galicia
The Portuguese market again maintained a very positive performance during 2017 in Galicia, growing overnight stays and the number of passengers staying with about 208,000 passengers and almost 348,000 nights in hotels, the highest figures since 2009. In 2017, the Portuguese market accounted for 16.4% of the total international tourist demand in Galicia – in the hotel sector – and is now the leading foreign market in our region.

Wednesday March 21st, 2018

Portugal hosts actions to promote and commercialize the Galician tourist offer

As part of the international promotion of Tourism in Galicia, the Portuguese market was the subject of two actions, one at the Mundo Abreu fair held […]
Tuesday March 20th, 2018

APEHL brings together hoteliers from all over the province for its annual party

This year, the professionals of the Lugo hotel industry held their annual gala in Viveiro, in the Val do Naseiro hotel, in a gala in which […]
Monday March 19th, 2018

The Agua de Galicia brand will contribute to the value of Galician origin and the composition of Galician mineral and thermal waters

“Water is industry, wealth, employment and food.” Under this maxim, the Agua de Galicia brand was presented at an event held at the thermal baths of […]
Friday March 16th, 2018

Oporto practically reaches Vigo on cruisers

A Coruña has confirmed 108 stopovers for 2019 and expects to stay ahead in the Galician cruise segment. The Leixoes cruise terminal near the city of […]