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Tarragona presents the winners of the XXII Night of Tourism

Tarragona presents the winners of the XXII Night of Tourism

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The Night of  Tourism, organized by the Tarragona Provincial Government through its Tourism Board, this year brought together over 700 people at an event that has already been established as the annual meeting of the tourism industry of the Gold Coast and Lands of the Ebro. During the meeting, which took place last evening at the Convention Center in PortAventura, were awarded prizes, and made a positive assessment of what has been the season. This year the Costa Dorada  Award, which recognizes individuals or organizations that carry out activities of great importance and significance for the promotion, image and improve infrastructure and services in the tourism sector to carry out the Gold Coast and tourism Overall, it was delivered to the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in Spain and Andorra, Alexander I. Kuznetsov. The ambassador received the prize of the President of the Council, Josep Poblet and the President of the Generalitat, Artur Mas, did on behalf of all tour operators and travel agents who, with his advocacy , have enabled the Gold Coast is a leader in the Russian market. It also gave a plaque commemorating this award each of the representatives of Russian tour operators attending the event (Aleksander Skala - Vremia, Juan Carlos Pichs - TEZTOUR; Olga Spivachevskaya - Neva; Jordi Matas - Natalie Tours; Boris Prlainovic - Pegasus; Didda Sejchetovova - VKO, Gökhan Baser- CORAL Travel, and ODEON Tours), to recognize his daily task, a task that has placed our destiny as a market leader in Catalonia and the Russian State . In relation to George Cartanyà Award, the category has fallen into the hands of coastal Ganga Productions Inc., the chapter on the Gold Coast issued in the BBC1 series "A Country for comérselo." The program, led by Imanol Arias and Juan Echanove, includes the main food products of the Gold Coast and the environment in which they grow. Juan Echanove of Ganga Productions, collected the award from the President of the Board, Albert Batet. Echanove referred to the attractions of our region and said that "Tarragona gives it to many more programs." "One of the best ways to explain our country is through the food and culture," he said, stressing that "culture and tourism are unstoppable." Meanwhile, Mel Muria S.A.T. LTDA. Apicultural the Perello Jordi Cartanyà received the Award in the category of Interior for the audiovisual "Fly to the world of sensations," a product of 16 minutes, marking informative and educational, it becomes an excellent tool for attracting tourism school as new market segment in the Lands of the Ebro. The owner of Mel Muria, Muria Rafael, received the award from the President of the Board, Albert Batet. Josep Poblet recalled that the Costa Dorada is the market leader in Russian (Russian tourism in Spain between about seven-hundred-thousand people, 65% stays in Catalonia, and especially in the Costa Dorada and Terres de l´Ebre). This market has increased, mainly due to speeding up the processing of visas, promoted by the Province of Tarragona and the entry of large Russian tour operators. Finally, the President of the Council stressed that the meeting wants to highlight the importance of the tourism sector, "a vital sector to contribute to the recovery of our economy." Village recalled that "we are a destination and a modern land full of opportunities," and announced that this term "the Board has taken a new and important task: to promote the local produce (PLQ) of our territory, so far carried out the Local Development autonomous body. In turn, the president of the Tourism Board of Tarragona, Albert Batet, was very grateful to each and every sector representatives turísitc because, as said, are "a great pillar of our economy "(tourism currently represents 18% of the GDP of the province of Tarragona, and 11% of the GDP of the whole of Catalonia). In this regard, he noted that tourism is a dynamic sector that despite the crisis continues to grow this year "we have reached 19 million overnight stays, up 2% over last year

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