World Travel Market

The delegation began three days of work in which maintain contacts with tour operators to promote the internationalization of destination Galicia

This morning trade mission begun Cluster Turismo Galicia to the World Travel Market in London, one of the trade fairs of reference for the tourism industry internationally. In total they have moved to the British capital 30 partners from different sectors of the value chain of Galician tourism sector. During these working sessions scheduled meetings with various international tour operators that will be presented the offer of Galicia as a tourist destination, offering participating companies the opportunity to contact companies specializing in the various tourism products will be developed.

The mission sponsored by the Cluster Turismo Galicia in collaboration with Turismo de Galicia will be held at the fairgrounds ExCel London, in the workspace that has enabled Turespaña Galicia. “This is the third occasion in which we participate as Cluster Tourism Galicia at the fair, which allows us to open new avenues of contact with tour operators seeking to discover destinations with growth potential such as Galicia, offering sports tourism, wellness, Road Santiago and others, perfect for the British tourist “specialized tourism products, explains the president of the Cluster Turismo Galicia, Francisco González.

In the mission includes representatives of the Provincial Federation of Hospitality of Pontevedra, of the Provincial Association of A Coruña, of the Provincial Association of Hospitality in Lugo, of the Galician Federation of Rural Tourism Consortium Tourism Business Sanxenxo, the Association of Conference Centres of Galicia, of the Professional Association tourism sector of Costa da Morte, Expourense, as well as travel agencies, accommodation or catering.

World Travel Market
Contacts and activities of the trade delegation will continue in the WTM until next Wednesday, November 9, taking advantage of this great reference of the tourism industry worldwide in which brings together 50,000 travel professionals in an exhibition space with more than 5,000 stands and in which more than 9,000 buyers and sellers from around the world and from all sectors of the travel industry are given appointment WTM.

It is recalled that our country is the first destination for British and UK the main source market for Spain. In the case of Galicia, the británcio market has become particularly important this year, which is why the British tourist became the second busiest after Portugal, during the last summer season. Currently there are connections from 28 UK airports to 35 Spaniards, without forgetting that Britain is the country of origin of 23.6% of all international arrivals and generates 20.3% of revenues from tourism in Spain. Both indicators, volume and spending, the UK become the main market for our country, ahead of Germany and France.

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