The activities carried out by the Patronat de Turisme in April include direct promotional actions for end customers, the incorporation of a tourist apartment booking engine, the fostering of continuous training for tourism sector professionals in the Girona area, and the renewal and improvement of agreements for the promotion and dissemination of the gastronomy of the Girona area. The Centenary of the Costa Brava presents cultural, gastronomic and sporting projects for various market segments.
The Patronat de Turisme participated in the 19th SITC (International Tourism Fair of Catalonia) from 15th to 18th April, together with 14 organisations and companies from the Girona area.
The online tourist apartment booking engine is up and running on the portal of the tourism offer of the Costa Brava and the Pirineu de Girona.
Tourism services for users of Girona-Costa Brava Airport have been extended in the form of interactive information points that operate around the clock 365 days a year.
From 22nd to 25th April the “Village Catalan” promotional action aimed at end customers took place in Toulouse in the South of France.
Ten specific press trips showcase the destination’s tourism offer to 33 journalists from France, Italy and Germany.
Nine Polish tour operators make an exploratory visit to the Costa Brava and meet businesspeople from the Girona tourism sector to make contact and generate future business opportunities.
Some twenty professionals from the Girona tourism sector participated in the training day entitled “Profitability of a spa and the art of recommending”.
The Patronat de Turisme signs collaboration agreements worth 33,000 Euros with the gastronomy schools of Empordà, Ripollès and Girona for the dissemination and promotion of Girona's gastronomy.
The Costa Brava San Miguel Gastronomic Tour and the Costa Brava 2010 festive and gastronomic summer guide are presented in Girona as part of the Centenary celebrations.
For the second year running the Patronat de Turisme sponsors this project that promotes the destination through sport and natural attractions.
The publication proposes a 250 km route from Blanes to Argelès-sur-Mer along the coastal footpaths of the Costa Brava and along the GR-92 long-distance path.
The Patronat de Turisme and the University of Girona present the work carried out to date on this project that focuses on advertising approaches to the tourist destination.
A dinner based on the Costa Brava Menu promotes the gastronomy of the destination.