Constituted the new Provincial Council Tourism Almería


The Provincial Council of Almería has made this morning the new Provincial Tourism Council, after ceasing the mandate of the previous provincial corporation. In a constitutive meeting, defined members to serve on the Council until the end of the mandate of the current corporation, as well as associations and organizations in the tourism sector to participate in the meetings held throughout the year.

In this sense, They are the months of February and June to celebrate the regime picked session will have the aforementioned body in which they participate, together with the members of the Plenary of the Council, representatives of the municipalities of the province adhered, business associations as Asempal and Ashal, AENA, Port authority, Andalusian, Central Union, Savings banks as Cajamar and Unicaja, Chamber of Commerce and Catering School.

The bulk of the meeting was reached at the turn of questions and answers in which it has addressed the Plan of Action that the Provincial Tourism Service has developed this year. A program made by attending trade fairs (not only the most important events at the national or international level, but also those sectoral events of importance to the promotion of the destination), promotional events (radio campaigns, newspapers and magazines), workshop, professional conferences, presstrip, famtrip destination and dissemination through the web and social networks of the institution.

In this sense, as he explained by the deputy chairman of the Council, Javiera. Garcia have been 21 international promotional activities that have been developed in 16 cities 12 European countries like Holland, Finland, Ireland, Belgium, Checa Republic, Denmark, Portugal, Germany, Italy, France, Sweden and the UK. For his part, in the domestic market have been developed 19 Promotional actions 24 cities considered of great importance to our destiny as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Valencia, Alicante, Murcia and Jaen. A list that has been increased with the treasury shares have come destiny 'Costa de Almería' to Barcelona, Albacete, Valencia, Alicante, Murcia, Madrid, Toledo, Real city, Granada, Jaén, Seville, Cordoba and Malaga.

Along with the actions of foreign promotion, the province has also received a major bulk of delegations who wanted to know 'in situ' the charms of our province. In total they have been 12 famtrips and presstrip national and international that have been held this year with participants from Helsinki, Germany, Slovakia, UK, Stockholm and Mexico, inter alia.

As a novelty, this year there has been a 'Blogtrip' with the traveling community Minube and actions have continued to attract tourists through the Sehrs and Olympia turoperadoras.

Shares Tour Operators

One of the major actions for which the Provincial Council has developed in tourism has been aimed at promoting destination 'Costa de Almería' with tour operators from markets that have the greatest potential for the province. In this sense, Vice President of the Council explained the markets in which it has been working and tour operators with which it has established a direct and close contact to promote the province. These being as follows:

  • Poland: with tour operators: Rainbow Tours y Net Holiday
  • Slovakia: with tour operators: Koala Tours and Firo Tours Slovakia
  • Czech Republic: with tour operators: Firo Tours y Scoop
  • Iceland: with the tour operator: Some type y world tour
  • Sweden: with the tour operator: Customer Support
  • Denmark: with the tour operator: Bravo Tour
  • Holland: with the tour operator: Sundio Group
  • Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia: with the tour operator: IPB
  • Portugal: with the tour operator: Tour and travel Soltour
  • Belgium: with the tour operator: Jetair

After reviewing the actions developed in 2015, we proceeded to adjourn, summoning members to meet in a scheduled reconvening for the first months of 2016.